Our informal and friendly sewing courses cover a wide range of skills and techniques. All levels of skill are catered for from beginners to experienced.
Our sewing courses include:
- Beginners sewing
- Intermediate sewing
- Sew your own project
Length of course
4 to 7 weeks (dependent on length of term)
Techniques covered may include the following:
- Sewing machines skills
- Understanding commercial patterns
- Decorative effects
- Construction methods (including seam variations and zip insertion)
- Pattern cutting (making patterns to fit your body shape)
No previous knowledge is required
The cost of the course is £51.40 to £86.20 (dependent on the length of the course), which includes all tuition, and registration fees.
If you receive certain benefits you may be entitled to a fee reduction or remission. See our information about paying for a course for details.
How to apply
You'll need to book a pre-course telephone assessment before you can start the course, for a short discussion with the tutor to make sure it's suitable for your needs.
The tutor will call you at your chosen appointment time on the phone number you give us when making your booking. The call will take about 15 minutes.
We're excited to launch a new range of specialist art and craft courses this year. These will include:
- silk painting
- graphic design
- personalised photographic gifts
We'll publish the details of our new courses here, or you can keep checking our Facebook page to find out what's new.
What our learners say
I hope to make crafts to sell and become self employed. So I am thinking of this in the long term and the skills I have learned will be for my future.
I have used the creative ideas from this term as presents for family and friends.
I use my skills to keep my brain alert!