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Sewing Machine Skills (Short Course)

Course information

The course is designed to provide beginners with the skills and knowledge to use a basic sewing machine and to learn how to use basic stitch to create a simple textile item. This course will teach you how the sewing machine is used to make basic construction processes, including seam, darts, zips and other fastenings together with decorative skills such as applique, patchwork and simple machine embroidery.
The course gives students the opportunity to:
1. Acquire basic construction skills
2. Apply skills to the production of a simple item
3. Experiment with a number of creative textile techniques
4. Produce a number of creative samples and ideas for further development
This is a short non-accredited course commencing 9th September 2020



This course leads to...

Further non-accredited programmes to include Pattern Cutting, Garment Construction or Couture Sewing Skills
UAL Level 2 Diploma in Fashion & textiles
UAL Level 3 Production Arts Costume
UAL Level 3 Applied General Fashion

Entry Requirements

No sewing machine skills just enthusiasm

Why study with us?

This course provides an opportunity to study during the evening and share experiences with like minded students who are all master the art of the use of the sewing machine. You will be taught by dedicated professional staff within specialist machine workshops.
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Course ID: 163774

Course Year: 21/22

Course Duration: 5 Weeks


This course is only available to learners aged 19 and over. Fees are payable by all students unless sponsored by an employer.

Fee for21/22 is 140.00
In future years this fee may be subject to change.

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