Course code: ICKR304P
Subject area: Homecrafts
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
10:00am - 4:00pm
8th May 2021 - 8th May 2021
01235 555 585
A one-day introduction to using your own sewing machine and its attachments. You will gain confidence and skills in a relaxed and friendly learning environment.You will need to bring your own sewing machine.
During the course you will make a small Tote bag and a sampler using your sewing machine and its attachments and learn some basic sewing techniques.
1. How thread the machine and bobbin2. How to change the needle and pressure feet3. How to alter the thread tensions and pressure foot 4. How to use the attachments for different stitches and effects5. Cover basic sewing techniques to produce a small Tote bag and sampler 6. Use the machine safely and its basic maintenance
Do not buy any materials until your course is confirmed as running.
Please bring your machine, instruction manual and attachments. Plus, some spare needles. A4 lined & plain paper, pen, pencil, ruler, rubber and calculator 50cms of plain medium weight cotton50cms of printed patterned medium weight cotton that co-ordinates with the above.50cms of medium weight iron on interfacingFabric off cutsMatching sewing thread
Basic sewing equipment:Fabric scissors, paper scissors’, embroidery scissors, rotary cutter and cutting board (if you have these). Colour-headed pins, hand sewing needles, tape measure, tailors chalk, marking pen and tacking thread. 30cm/12” ruler
Additional personal costs to learner (over and above the published fee):Fabric, interfacing plus sewing thread
Tea/Coffee are available to make, with a small charge. Please bring your lunch.In order to reduce the use of single-use plastic water bottles/cups, there is a watercooler on site making it easy to refill your water bottle.Free parking.
Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.
You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course content to the highest quality.
16 - 18 Fee
Tution Fee: £42.00Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £42.00
19+ Reduced Fee
Tuition Fee: £25.20Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £25.20