Sewing - Using an Overlocker | Ashford Gateway

Sewing - Using an Overlocker at Ashford Gateway

Sewing - Using an Overlocker at Ashford Gateway

Price: £30.00 Starts: 04/11/2017 Time: 11:00 - 14:00
Tutor: Sian Lewis Ends: 04/11/2017 Location: Ashford Gateway
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

This course is designed to enable you to gain knowledge and confidence of overlocking techniques and teaches you how to thread and use an overlocker in a relaxed, informal and informative class.

Overlockers can be used for a variety of edge finishes, roll hemming and sewing stretch fabrics.

By the end of the course, students should be able to: -

- Use their overlocker with confidence.
- Know how to thread the overlocker.
- Use a variety of overlocking techniques.
- Choose the most appropriate techniques for their different fabrics

How will I be taught?

The tutor will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques.
Your tutor will give you individual feedback and assess you as you progress through the course.

What do I need to bring with me?

There are only a few overlockers at the centre so it would be advisable to bring your own, especially as the different models can vary. If you will not be able to bring your own, please let the centre know. The centre will supply a variety of fabrics but if you have a particular fabric or project in mind, please bring it with you. Students will be taught how to use their machine confidently, and troubleshoot any problems that arise. Don't forget to bring all the accessories, foot controls and leads for the machine, and the instruction manual.

What can I do next?

Your tutor will be able to advise.

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.

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.

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Getting there

Ashford Gateway
Church Road
Ashford
Ashford
Kent
TN23 1AS


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code ASH/53301/F/LC.
Course Code: ASH/53301/F/LC Book Now

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