Textiles - Make a Fabric Storage Box | Royal Victoria Place, Tunbridge Wells

Textiles - Make a Fabric Storage Box at Royal Victoria Place, Tunbridge Wells

Textiles - Make a Fabric Storage Box at Royal Victoria Place, Tunbridge Wells

Price: £50.00 Starts: 16/11/2019 Time: 10:00 - 15:30
Tutor: Carole Barter Ends: 16/11/2019 Location: Royal Victoria Place, Tunbridge Wells
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

During this one day course you will learn how to make soft fabric boxes in a variety of styles.
These can be made with either new or recycled fabric and the finished products are a useful addition to any room in the house. They can be used to store craft items or anything you choose such as bedside receptacles for loose change and keys.

How will I be taught?

There will be demonstrations, group and individual teaching and you will receive one to one feedback throughout the course.

What do I need to bring with me?

You will need co-ordinating fabrics such as craft cotton fat quarters or shirting which can be new or recycled fabrics. Light weight quilt batting or 2oz polyester wadding will also be needed – craft Vilene can be used for some styles if wished.
A basic sewing kit will also be required. This should include fine pins, needles, threads to match your chosen fabric, sharp dressmaking scissors, small sharp embroidery scissors and tape measure. Rotary cutter, mat and ruler would be useful if you have them.
A fully functioning electric sewing machine with pedal and power cable plus machine threads and bobbins to fit your machine. The machine manual will be essential. There are sewing machine at the centre you could use if you do not have a machine.
A note book and pen will be needed and a smart phone to take pictures is also recommended.

What can I do next?

Your tutor will be able to advise, or please visit our website at www.kentadulteducation.co.uk for details of our Textiles courses.

What do I need to join the course

All students are welcome on this course who have an interest in making useful storage boxes for the home.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity.

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

Royal Victoria Place
300 Victoria Road
Tunbridge Wells
Tunbridge Wells

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code TWL/80421/H/NC.
Course Code: TWL/80421/H/NC Book Now

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