Soft Furnishings | Goudhurst Village Hall, Tunbridge Wells

Soft Furnishings at Goudhurst Village Hall, Tunbridge Wells

Soft Furnishings at Goudhurst Village Hall, Tunbridge Wells

Price: £158.00 Starts: 17/04/2020 Time: 09:30 - 12:00
Tutor: Carole Barter Ends: 03/07/2020 Location: Goudhurst Village Hall, Tunbridge Wells
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: FRI Duration: 10 weeks

About this course

On this Soft Furnishing course you can choose from a selection of curtains, blinds, cushions, loose covers, lampshades and bed and table linen depending on your requirements. By the end of the course you will be confident in making a variety of furnishing items and with relevant demonstrations by the tutor. Homework is not compulsory but in most cases is necessary in order that you use your time in the class to the full. By the end of the course you will be able to:
Measure fabric accurately
Cut out accurately,
Machine stitch simple seams
Use a variety of hand stitches as appropriate to your project
Be aware of and work to relevant Health and Safety guidelines

How will I be taught?

Through one to one tuition and demonstrations relating to each new skill or technique with supporting handouts self-assessment against individualised learning outcomes stated on the ILP. You will be encouraged to make samples to support further projects and given individual guidance for your project.

What do I need to bring with me?

A basic sewing kit is essential. This should include sharp pins, needles, threads, sharp dressmaking scissors, small sharp embroidery scissors and non-permanent fabric marker. If you have fabric for your intended project, please bring it to your first class. Apart from pens and notebooks do not buy any other books or equipment before the start of your course. Details will be discussed at the first session or if necessary your tutor will send a list a week before the course starts. Sewing machines are available for use at the centre but you will need to provide your own machine needles.

What can I do next?

Further Craft or Upholstery courses with KAE

What do I need to join the course

Everyone is welcome to join this course as no experience or knowledge of the subject is needed. New students may join at any time.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical and require a degree of manual dexterity. If you need to bring a carer with you, or be accompanied by another adult please speak to the Programme Manager

About the Tutor: Carole Barter

Carole has experience in a prestigious soft furnishing workshop and has worked with a large number of private customers. She has City and Guilds qualifications in Soft Furnishing, Interior Design and Embroidery and has taught for Kent Adult Education for 22 years

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Getting there

Goudhurst Village Hall
Tunbridge Wells
Tunbridge Wells
TN17 1AE

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code TWL/78033/H/LC.
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