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Fashion & Textiles

  • Fashion & Dressmaking – Beginners

    Selecting a commercial pattern you will learn how to take body measurements, relate them to the pattern information, cut out the correct size and make basic amendments to the pattern. Additionally, you will learn to thread and use a sewing machine and basic dressmaking techniques such as stitching darts and attaching facings. You are required to provide your own fabric, however, all other resources, including the commercial pattern, will be provided on the course.

    Full Fee: £140.00
    60+ Fee: £105.00
    Concessionary Fee: £70.00


  • Fashion & Dressmaking – Improvers

    Using a commercial pattern you will be encouraged to work on a project suitable for your experience to build on existing skills. Techniques such as inserting zips and sleeves will be taught according to your garment requirements. You are required to provide your own fabric, however, all other resources, including the commercial pattern, will be provided on the course.

    Full Fee: £140.00
    60+ Fee: £105.00
    Concessionary Fee: £70.00


  • Fashion & Dressmaking – All Abilities

    An all abilities course for you to learn and develop your skills in using a sewing machine and pattern cutting techniques to create a garment. You will use a commercial pattern to make a garment and apply a variety of sewing skills and dressmaking techniques to your project. The course is suitable if you are a beginner or if you are looking to improve your skills. You are required to provide your own fabric, however, all other resources, including the commercial pattern, will be provided on the course.

    Full Fee: £140.00
    60+ Fee: £105.00
    Concessionary Fee: £70.00


  • Sewing Skills

    A practical bitesize course in sewing skills with a particular theme. Develop your skills in using a sewing machine, hand sewing skills and putting finishing touches on items that you create or recreate during the course. Pick and mix from a range of these short courses to form a fuller programme of tailored skills. A list of resources you will need for the course will be provided at enrolment. Enrol on two Sewing Skills courses and get a third course FREE.

    Full Fee: £50.00
    60+ Fee: £38.00
    Concessionary Fee: £25.00


  • Patchwork, Quilting & Appliqué – Beginners

    Learn the range of techniques used in patchwork, quilting and appliqué in this beginner level course. You will learn the basic skills in patchwork and quilting by using different block patterns and will develop your skills in hand and machine sewing to piece together your items to create decorative items for your home. You will be required to provide your own fabric and resources.

    Full Fee: £140.00
    60+ Fee: £105.00
    Concessionary Fee: £70.00


  • Patchwork, Quilting & Appliqué – Beginners & Improvers

    Learn the range of techniques used in patchwork, quilting and appliqué. You will learn the basic skills in patchwork and quilting by using different block patterns and will develop your skills in hand and machine sewing to piece together your items to create decorative items for your home. You will be required to provide your own fabric and resources.

    Full Fee: £140.00
    60+ Fee: £105.00
    Concessionary Fee: £70.00


  • Patchwork, Quilting & Appliqué – Improvers & Advanced

    A course if you are developing your skills in constructing different contemporary and traditional patchwork and appliqué blocks. You will be using a variety
    of hand and machine pieced techniques to create a range of home and decorative items of your choice. You will be required to provide your own fabric and
    resources. You must book on Part 1 & 2 to progress to Part 3.

    Full Fee: £140.00
    60+ Fee: £105.00
    Concessionary Fee: £70.00


  • Screen Printing – Introduction

    A workshop where you will learn about the fast and effective process of screen printing using wax paper. Resources will be provided.

    Full Fee: £30.00
    60+ Fee: £23.00
    Concessionary Fee: £15.00


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