Fees: Standard £ 67 Conc £26 Full £111 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only
|Saturday||10:00 - 15:00||2||MAC||21/09/2019||28/09/2019||CS1680|
|Saturday||10:00 - 15:00||2||MAC||07/03/2020||14/03/2020||CS2680|
This 2 day course aims to introduce you to the domestic sewing machine, how to thread and use it’s different functions. Also to be able to identify and avoid common faults that can occur. You will learn different stitches and when to use them. You will also make a useful item to show off your new skills.
Anyone with an interest in dressmaking, fashion, soft furnishings or other areas that involve the use of sewing machines. Or for those who would like to see if they get on with the subject.
None needed, this is for complete beginners upwards.
Demonstrate the ability to apply Health and Safety procedures in a sewing room. Thread and use a domestic sewing machine safely and accurately. Make examples of straight, zig-zag and decorative stitches. Stitch a straight seam sample. Identify needles and their uses. Identify correct tension. Make a small item using skills learnt.
Demonstrations, practical work. Question and answer sessions.
None. Bring your questions along to the session.
Short course workshop course documentation and group tuition and individual support.
Clothes making or Soft furnishings courses.
Please bring scissors an un-picker and 2 different coloured spools of thread with at least 100m of thread on them.
Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details of all available support can be found on our website (hfals.co.uk), in the Guide and the Student handbook, or from teaching or Reception staff.