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Sewing Machine and Hand Sewing Skills - Part-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you have a love of pattern, colour, texture and making.

You will learn how to use a sewing machine and hand embroidery to make a patchwork throw.

You will also learn:

  • How to make a simple patchwork block
  • Hand embroidery skills
  • Running stitch
  • Over stitch
  • Blanket stitch
  • French knots
  • Chain stitch
  • Hand stitch patchwork to make two blocks towards the quilt
  • Reverse patchwork to make two blocks towards the quilt

You can view some of the fantastic creative works of our students on our Creative Showcase website below.

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How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

Limited places available for this course!

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
581A Mansfield Road

Start: 13th October 2021

End: 17th November 2021

Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Day: Wednesday

Tuition fee: £112.50

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits. Please see our Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Course code: C037069 / Q037070


College Certificate

Level Entry Level
Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.


Tutors will give regular verbal and written feedback. You will be required to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and encouraged to set your own personal targets as part of this course.


There may be opportunities to progress onto other courses both in the community and at Nottingham College sites.

The course tutor can discuss appropriate opportunities if you wish to further your learning in this subject area.

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