What will I learn on this course?
Thread a sewing machine with confidence, recognise and use some machine accessories.
Use measuring techniques to make necessary changes to a commercial sewing pattern.
Recognise different types of fabric, use suitable haberdashery items to complete a garment.
Sew accurate seams, use a variety of sewing techniques to make a garment or craft items.
Learners are able work on their own chosen projects with guidance.
Beginners will start by using the sewing machine and learning how to use the stitches and machine accessories.
Advice will be given on using commercial patterns also how to make alterations to achieve a well fitted garment.
Choice of fabric, haberdashery, construction methods and additional sewing techniques are discussed and demonstrated throughout the course.