Sewing - Christmas Crafts | Dartford Adult Education Centre

Sewing - Christmas Crafts at Dartford Adult Education Centre

Sewing - Christmas Crafts at Dartford Adult Education Centre

Price: £66.00 Starts: 31/10/2019 Time: 19:30 - 21:30
Tutor: Katharine Morgan Ends: 28/11/2019 Location: Dartford Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: THU Duration: 5 weeks

About this course

Make your own handmade gifts and decorations ready for Christmas. Use your own choice of beautiful seasonal fabrics and trimmings to make personalised Toy Sacks, Christmas Stockings, Advent calendars, Christmas bunting or Tree decorations.

By the end of the course you should be able to :-
Be aware of and work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines.
Thread up and use a variety of stitches on a sewing machine.
Make and press an open seam.
Applique using the machine.

It may be necessary for you to do some work at home e.g. 1-2 hours per week to complete your projects if you are ambitious with your designs!

How will I be taught?

Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstrations, one to one guidance, group discussions and critiques. You and your tutor will discuss and monitor your progress.

What do I need to bring with me?

For the first week you will need to bring a 'Fat Quarter' bundle of Christmas themed fabrics of your choice (ask at any fabric shop or search on the internet if you aren't sure what this is) and 1/2 meter of felt in a co-ordinating colour. You may chose to buy trimmings to add during the course to personalise your projects.

Please bring some sewing equipment if you have any - e.g. sharp scissors for cutting fabric, pins, needles, a tape measure, chalk fabric pencil, sewing threads to match fabrics

Please bring your own sewing machine if you have one.

A pen, pencil, notebook and folder for handouts etc.

What can I do next?

Another sewing course such as Clothesmaking

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome, no previous experience is necessary, a great starting point for beginners.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring 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: Katharine Morgan

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Getting there

Dartford Adult Education Centre
Summerhill Road

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code DAR/80131/H/LC.
Course Code: DAR/80131/H/LC Book Now

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