Course code: ICAR302P
Subject area: Homecrafts
Study level: Part Time
Course level: U
10:00am - 4:00pm
13th May 2023 - 13th May 2023
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 along with the instruction manual. In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at least 2 ½ weeks prior to the course starting. We will confirm course information two weeks prior to the start date.
On this workshop you will make a small Tote bag and a sampler using your sewing machine and its attachments and learn some basic sewing techniques.· How to thread the machine and bobbin. · How to change the needle and pressure feet. · How to alter the thread tensions and pressure foot. · How to use the attachments for different stitches, effects and finishes. · Cover basic sewing techniques to produce a small Tote bag and sampler. · Use the machine safely and its basic maintenance.
Please bring your machine, instruction manual and attachments, plus, some spare needles.
Please bring with you: A4 lined & plain paper, pen, pencil, ruler, rubber and calculator 50cms of plain medium weight cotton 50cms of printed patterned medium weight cotton that co-ordinates with the above. 50cms of medium weight iron on interfacing Fabric off cuts Matching 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.
Please do not buy any materials until your course is confirmed as running.
Please bring lunch with you. Tea/Coffee are available for you to make, with a small charge. To reduce the use of single-use plastic water bottles/cups, there is a watercooler onsite 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
Tuition Fee: £42.00Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £42.00
19+ Reduced Fee
Tuition Fee: £25.20Exam Fee: £0.00
Total Cost: £25.20