South Thames College

Professional Sewing Techniques - All Levels

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. 

Introduction

This course will teach you the basics of sewing machine controls, threading techniques and embroidery stitches. You’ll use a sewing machine and pattern to make a simple garment or accessory.

You'll be introduced to essential sewing skills such as:

  • How to thread and use a sewing machine and overlocker
  • Understanding a pattern and choosing suitable fabric
  • Laying, pinning and cutting out fabric
  • Completing seams and hems.

Assessment

Teacher feedback, individual learning plans, student and peer self-assessment.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Materials

This course is a great starting point if you want to work in fashion or design your own clothes at home or professionally. You could develop your skills further on another fashion or sewing course with us.

Next Steps

This course will provide you with a foundation of skills needed on a fashion, clothesmaking or sewing course. You can further your knowledge by taking another course at the College.

Important information

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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Where and when
Location:
Tooting
Times:
10:00-13:00
Duration:
3 Weeks
Study mode:?
Part Time Day
Days:
Monday
Start:
10/05/2021
End:
17/05/2021
Code:
TCAX397CL/2021
What do I need to pay?
Fee:
£ 40
International students: ?
£ 65
Materials fees: ?
£ TBC

Course and General Enquiries 020 8918 7777 info@south-thames.ac.uk