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Multi coloured textiles and fabrics

Sewing - How to use an Overlocker

Day of week:
Canterbury Adult Education Centre, Canterbury
Mixed Level
10:00 - 15:30
1 week

During this class you will learn how to confidently use an overlocker and be able to make use of the appropriate techniques correctly for a variety of fabrics.

By the end of the course you should be able to:
- Use an overlocker with increased confidence
- Thread an overlocker
- Use a variety of overlocking techniques
- Choose the appropriate techniques for different fabrics
- Work consistently under Health and Safety

There is no qualification for this course.

There is limited parking on site, but there is a public car park nearby and on-street parking.

Who is the tutor?

About the Tutor: Sian Lewis

Siân Lewis is a designer and textile artist. She studied fashion at the Royal College of Art and Ravensbourne College of Art and Design and has10 years experience of designing and making competition dancewear including for Strictly Come Dancing. She has worked on costumes for TV, stage and film and has been teaching textiles and art since 2008. Sian is currently developing her own range of textile prints and accessories.

View all courses taught by Sian Lewis here

How will I be taught?

Your tutor will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, group and individual teaching and group discussions. Your tutor will give you individual feedback and assess you as you progress through the course.

What do I need to bring with me?

You will require your own sewing machine and overlocker.

What can I do next?

Further sewing or textiles courses

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course. It is aimed at beginners and no experience or knowledge of the subject is needed.

Before each lesson, the tutor may send you by email essential lesson information/handouts for you to consult in advance, and before the class starts.

Getting to your course

Find us

Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Canterbury High School
Knight Avenue

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code CAN/110286/K/NC.