Our craft courses will teach you a range of creative skills you can use to start a small business making and selling your own unique products. They're also a great way to improve your dexterity, meet new people and develop an interest.
Looking for a career in the craft industry? This course will teach you how to make a variety of beautiful soft furnishings to a professional standard.
At the end of the course you'll be able to:
- Measure your windows for blinds and curtains
- Choose and estimate fabric requirements for blinds and curtains
- Understand the processes involved in blind and curtain making
- Make a piped cushion cover with zip fastening
- Make price comparisons
- Plan for estimating and invoicing as a self employed craftsperson
Anyone with prior knowledge will be able to create more advanced soft furnishings such as interlined curtains and blinds, bed coverings, decorative cushions, lampshades and more.
Tutor feedback, homework and self-assessment.
There may be materials you need to help with your studies. You'll either make a one-off payment for these when you enrol, or you'll buy them during the course. Your tutor will talk to you about this at interview or in your first class (if you don't need an interview).
Depending on your course and circumstances, you may be able to get funding to help with materials fees. Please check with us when you come in for interview or enrolment.
Students will have the skills and knowledge to enable them to take on professional commissions.
All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.
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