Short Course in Sewing
PLEASE NOTE: IF THE COURSE IS SHOWING AS SOLD OUT, PLEASE CONTACT CATHERINE FLOUNDERS ON CFLOUNDERS@STHELENS.AC.UK / 01744 623156 OR JIM MORGAN ON JMORGAN@STHELENS.AC.UK / 01744 623250.
During this course, you will learn how to sew using professional techniques, alongside creating a varied portfolio of sewing samples and finishing techniques.
This short course is all about fun and creativity. You will work with a range of fabrics while focussing on sewing, seams, hems and much more. You will also look at different aspects of sewing and garment construction.
This course is suitable for absolute beginners but also those with some experience.
When will I start the course and how long will it take?
This course has various start dates throughout the year and will take up to 11 weeks to complete.
The course takes at St Helens College, Town Centre Campus, Water Street, St Helens, WA10 1PP.
What will I study?
During this course, you will cover the following:
- Create your very own garments
- Undertake simple alterations
- Make home furnishings
- Learn how to use a sewing machine
- Take personal measurements
- Learn how to adapt a pattern to fit
- Learn how to choose suitable fabrics for fashion styles
- Undertake pattern cutting and assembling garments
- Use seams, hems, buttonholes and zips for a professional finish
- Compile a file of samples and information
How is it assessed?
There is no formal assessment. You will be given feedback based on your progress with suggestions and guidance for areas for improvement.
As with all our leisure courses the main emphasis is to come along and enjoy the course!
Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?
There are no formal entry requirements. All you need is commitment and enthusiasm.
What are the course fees?
The total cost of the course is £130.00.
To check availability, costs and to secure your place, please visit our online shop.
What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?
You may progress on to our other Art School courses or alternatively, you may wish to pursue an accredited qualification in a creative arts subject which will allow you to practice your skills in the industry.