Sewing Bee - Tuesday | Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Sewing Bee - Tuesday at Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Sewing Bee - Tuesday at Tonbridge Adult Education Centre

Price: £120.00 Starts: 25/04/2017 Time: 10:00 - 12:00
Tutor: Tracy Usher Ends: 11/07/2017 Location: Tonbridge Adult Education Centre
Level: Level 1 Day of Week: TUE Duration: 10 weeks

This course has started, but is still accepting enrolments. This course has already started but it may still be possible to join it. Please call 03000 41 2222 and ask to be put through to the Centre where the course is running.

About this course

This course is for those with an interest in using their sewing machine to make either simple garments or small items for the home. The projects will be varied to suit prior skills and experience along with students interests. You will find out how to use your sewing machine and work with different fabrics . If you choose to make a garment you will find out how to work with and use a commercial dress pattern .

How will I be taught?

Each workshop will commence with clear learning outcomes and more often or not, a tutor demonstration, taking you step by step through the process.

One to one guidance is an essential part of learning and development, along with group discussions and informal critiques.

Your tutor will encourage and advise on a 1-1 basis you throughout the course.

You will complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) at the first session, this will establish your starting point and will aid your development throughout the course whilst learning new or improving on current skills.

What do I need to bring with me?

A well equipped sewing kit to include large and small scissors, hand and machine needles, seam ripper, tape measure, pins, threads, paper scissors, ruler, notebook, pencil and rubber.

As the course continues you will need to buy paper patterns, fabric and haberdashery.

More experienced students may bring a pattern and fabric to the first session, beginners will be given advice and guidance on a good starting project.

Please note that with all our craft courses , specialist equipment can be costly. Please do not buy anything until you are sure the course is running.

What can I do next?

There are a range of textile course at Tonbridge Centre and your tutor will be able to advise you on the next steps or visit our website or come to see us in the Centre.

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course , no experience is needed just an enthusiasm to enjoy sewing and working with fabric.
This course is for beginners or those with some sewing experience who would like to make some original simple home furnishing or clothing items . The skills taught can be applied to a variety of future projects .

It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity.

About the Tutor: Tracy Usher

Kent Adult Education are delighted that Tracy Usher has joined their Creative Crafts team to share her soft furnishing and dressmaking expertise.

Tracy brings to us her experience of costume design, having made costumes for such shows as The Lion King and Starlight Express as well as working in the costume department of the Royal Opera House. She has also designed and made items for the window displays of Selfridges, Fortnum and Mason and Liberties.

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Getting there

Tonbridge Adult Education Centre
Avebury Avenue
Tonbridge And Malling

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code TON/44066/E/LC.
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