Sewing - Alterations and Repairs | Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Sewing - Alterations and Repairs at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Sewing - Alterations and Repairs at Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre

Price: £64.00 Starts: 20/09/2019 Time: 13:00 - 15:00
Tutor: Julia Elizabeth Swann Ends: 18/10/2019 Location: Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: FRI Duration: 5 weeks

This course has started, but is still accepting enrolments. This course has already started but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 2222 and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running.

About this course

This course will teach you how to alter or repair clothes either just to achieve a better fit or completely redesign to upcycle.
Students will set personal outcomes but by the end of the course most will be able to :-
Take up a hem by hand or machine.
Sew a dart.
Take personal measurements correctly.
Show awareness of and work to relevant health and safety guidelines

How will I be taught?

Craft courses provide an opportunity for students to learn and develop skills, techniques and understand how to design for a chosen craft to a higher level. Students will also be expected to research and respond to the design aspects of craft. Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, instructions, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques.

What do I need to bring with me?

You will need:
-A pen, pencil and notebook
-A basic sewing kit
-Scissors, pins and a tape measure
-You may wish to bring your own sewing machine
-Any items you wish to alter or repair.

For safety only closed toes shoes should be worn.

What can I do next?

You will be able to take further sewing courses such as Clothesmaking or specific skills courses such as 'Using an Overlocker'. Your tutor will be able to advise you on the appropriate next steps.

What do I need to join the course

Students should be able to thread a sewing machine and confidently sew in a straight line.

About the Tutor: Julia Elizabeth Swann

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Getting there

Sevenoaks Adult Education Centre
Hatton House
Bradbourne Road
TN13 3QN

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code SEV/75255/H/LC.
Course Code: SEV/75255/H/LC Contact Us

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