Sewing - Clothesmaking | Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Sewing - Clothesmaking at Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Sewing - Clothesmaking at Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Price: £125.00 Starts: 02/11/2017 Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Tutor: Gaynor Lloyd-James Ends: 08/02/2018 Location: Broadstairs Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: THU Duration: 11 weeks

This course is currently full and online booking is not possible. Please call 03000 41 22 22 to put your name on a waiting list and register your interest. We will then contact you directly if we can accommodate you.

About this course

During the course students will work towards completing a project which will be discussed at the first session. During the class you will learn the skills of sewing in order to attempt other clothes/garments.


Students will produce 1or2 garments/textile items during the 10 week course. They will learn how to
1. Lay, pin and cut out garments correctly.
2. To mark construction details from pattern to fabric.
3. To construct darts and plain open seams.
The following techniques will also be covered as and when students need them.
Zips, inserting sleeves, waistbands, gathering, and hems.
Students will need a basic sewing kit to include fabric and paper scissors, pins, needles, tape measure, un-picker and sewing threads. A sewing machine is not essential, as there are some at the centre. It is better if students can bring their own machine to lessons, as this will enable them to get used to using one machine.
Students will not need to bring fabric to the first lesson.

How will I be taught?

Demonstration
One to one guidance, group critiques, self-assessment against individualised learning outcomes stated on the ILP

What do I need to bring with me?

Your own sewing machine is preferable, to enable you to become confident using it, as well as any user manuals as all machines are different (we do have a limited number of machines in the centre to use if you dont have one).
Basic sewing equipment (scissors, both fabric and paper, pins, needles, tape measure)
Fabric for the skirt, this will be discussed at the first lesson. For those that have been to previous courses your project will be discussed with your tutor.

What can I do next?

We offer longer Sewing and Clothesmaking as well as Saturday specialist workshops e.g. making vintage cushions, curtains, shopping bag.

What do I need to join the course

Basic sewing machine skills.
This course is for beginners to sewing who would like to become confident when using a sewing machine, and learn the basics techniques for constructing garments.

About the Tutor: Gaynor Lloyd-James

Gaynor Lloyd-James has over 40 years experience of teaching Textiles in secondary schools and in Adult Education centres. She is a keen needleworker and a member of The Royal School of Needlework.

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Getting there

Broadstairs Adult Education Centre
Hilderstone Centre
St. Peters Road
Broadstairs
Thanet
Kent
CT10 2JW


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code BRO/54204/F/LC.
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