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Sewing - Make a Christmas Stocking

Day of week:
St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level 1
18:45 - 21:00
1 week

This course will be held at Maidstone Adult Education Centre.

In this course you can make a personalised Christmas stocking to give as a gift or for yourself.

Your Christmas Stocking will be made using a variety of materials with your Tutor taking you, step by step, through the processes required to make a stocking that can be hung up in time for Christmas.

This course will be held in our fully equipped Textiles Room. Students are able to make use of our sewing machines, overlockers, irons and other equipment required for this course.

Who is the tutor?

About the Tutor: Nadja Yeates

Nadja has 20 years experience working in design and garment construction. After graduating from a degree in fashion design she worked in New Zealand for a fashion company before successfully ran a business making bespoke fabric bags back in England.

In recent years she has worked freelance for companies such as French Connection as well as making si-fi costumes sold world wide. Nadja has taught art and textiles at further education level. Currently Nadja runs the children's wear business COPHOUGH with her partner.

View all courses taught by Nadja Yeates here

How will I be taught?

There will be Tutor demonstrations, group and one to tuition. There will be plenty of opportunities to discuss your work with the Tutor.

What do I need to bring with me?

For this course you will need the following resources:-

- Half meter of fabric
- Ribbon, tape or ric-rac enough to make a hanging loop and (optional) to decorate
- Scissors
- Needle and thread
- Ruler and pen or pencil
- If you would like to add appliqué you will need a piece of Bondaweb and some scraps of different fabric.

What can I do next?

Your tutor will be able to advise you. You can also visit our website at for more details.

What do I need to join the course

This course is suitable for beginners or those who have some experience of sewing.

Getting to your course

Find us

St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
ME14 1LH

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code MAI/110692/K/NC.