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Sewing and Tailoring (Warrington, England)

Sewing and Tailoring (Warrington, England)

Aimed at students aged 10 - 14, this course aims to provide the learner with an introduction to  sewing and tailoring and how to adjust garments. 

Department

  • Community Courses

Duration

May 12, 2024 - June 16, 2024

Sessions

6

Language

English

Location

On-Site

Time

1:00 am

Rating:

4.5 (110 ratings)

Price

£35.00

Status:

Ended

Key Objectives

  • Identify a variety of sewing tools and their uses.
  • A foundational understanding of Health and Safety as it relates to Sewing and the tools used within the course.
  • A foundational understanding of sewing and basic tailoring and adjusting skills.
  • Be able to identify different types of sewing mediums and practical use of them.
  • Produce a product using the skills and techniques learnt.
  • The course includes

  • Face-to-face theory & practical.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Course Schedule

    Schedule UTC+001
    Sunday2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Description

    For age 10 – 14.

    In this module, students will learn how to sew correctly and effectively using a hand sewing needle. They will be taught skills including:

    • How to thread a needle easily
    • How to use hand sewing neatly and effectively to mimic a sewing machine
    • Different hand stitches and their recommended uses

    Students will also learn basic garment repair, both sewn by machine and by hand; emphasis will be on hand sewing though. This will include:

    • Repairing buttons and buttonholes
    • Repairing a simple hem
    • Repairing holes in garments via sewing or patching
    • How to professionally repair garments

    Week 3 & 4: Introduction to the sewing machine, practical sewing techniques

    In this module, the basics of how to thread, use and care for a sewing machine will be demonstrated. All students will have the opportunity to use it.

    Students will also learn multiple practical sewing fundamentals including:

    • How to put elastic in a garment (skirt)
    • How to attach a pocket to a garment
    • How to install a zipper

    Week 5 & 6: Project

    In this module, students will begin their first official sewing project.

    There will be a choice between either a tote bag or a pencil case.

    Students will be given the opportunity to use a sewing machine, but the project will be focused more on hand sewing.

    Requirements

    • A keen interest in craftsmanship, creativity, sewing, and working with different types of materials.
    • Students will need to provide their own fabric for the Module 3 product.

    Instructor(s)

    Zahra Adio

    Zahra Adio

    4.5 (110 ratings)

    30 Courses • 525,181 students
    Fashion and Textiles student with 6 years+ of sewing experience. Passionate about teaching begining students to sew and make clothes.

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