Using an Overlocker - Essential Skills for Beginners | Dartford Adult Education Centre

Using an Overlocker - Essential Skills for Beginners at Dartford Adult Education Centre

Using an Overlocker - Essential Skills for Beginners at Dartford Adult Education Centre

Price: £58.00 Starts: 17/11/2018 Time: 09:30 - 15:00
Tutor: Ebony Bartlett Ends: 17/11/2018 Location: Dartford Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 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

This course will enable you to better understand your overlocker; why threading correctly is so important, understanding the various tensions, how each of the stitches works, sewing with or without the blade, using stretch fabrics, sizes and types of needles to use with each type of fabric, etc. The course will give you the confidence to use your machine more fully.
By the end of the course you will be able to -
Correctly thread your overlocker
Adjust the tensions for each thread
Sew and finish curved and straight seams

How will I be taught?

Craft courses provide an opportunity for students to learn and develop skills and techniques. Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, instructions, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques.
Your tutor will both monitor and assess your progress throughout the course to ensure your learning needs are being met.

What do I need to bring with me?

Your overlocker, all attachments, feet and power leads. Thread, scissors, pins, and any fabric you have difficulties sewing with or that you're not sure about.
We have several overlockers available to use, please contact the centre when booking if you would like to use one so that we can ensure enough are made available on the day.

What can I do next?

Sewing Bee courses such as 'Make your own clothes' or 'Soft Furnishings'

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome.
For those who wish to gain understanding of their overlocker or would like to try using one before purchasing their own.It is important to note that craft courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity. If you need to bring a carer with you, or be accompanied by another person, please ask to speak to the programme manager before you enrol.

About the Tutor: Ebony Bartlett

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Getting there

Dartford Adult Education Centre
Summerhill Road
Dartford
Dartford
Kent
DA1 2LP


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code DAR/66418/G/LC.
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