Sewing - Clothesmaking - Beginners and Improvers | Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Sewing - Clothesmaking - Beginners and Improvers at Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Sewing - Clothesmaking - Beginners and Improvers at Canterbury Adult Education Centre

Price: £140.00 Starts: 03/10/2019 Time: 19:00 - 21:00
Tutor: Sian Lewis Ends: 12/12/2019 Location: Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: THU Duration: 10 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 is suitable for those who have completed a beginners course. You will further develop your sewing skills, knowledge and confidence by working on self-chosen sewing projects or garments, with guidance from the tutor.
This course will cover the following topics, and more, as appropriate to your garment/project:

- Reading and using a shop bought pattern
- Laying out pattern pieces appropriate to fabric type
- Sewing and finishing seams
- Learn a variety of hemming techniques
- Learn how to measure your body and how to adapt a paper pattern accordingly.
- Insert a zip
- Make a buttonhole

How will I be taught?

Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques.

What do I need to bring with me?

Your sewing machine, with its accessories and instruction book. A notepad and pen and your own sewing kit including sharp scissors for cutting fabric, pins, needles, a tape measure, chalk fabric pencil, sewing threads to match fabrics; a tape measure. A digital camera is also useful. You will need to provide your own pattern, fabric and thread to make a garment.

What can I do next?

Further 'Sewing - Clothesmaking' courses. Your tutor will advise.

What do I need to join the course

This course is suitable for those who have completed a beginners course in sewing. There are sewing machines for you to use at the Centre, but it is best that you bring your own machine, if you have one, so you get used to using it. It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity.

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

Canterbury Adult Education Centre
Canterbury High School
Knight Avenue
Canterbury
Canterbury
Kent
CT2 8QA


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code CAN/80539/H/LC.
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