Creative hand stitch
Creative hand stitch (TFD0352BR)
from 7pm to 9pm
For 5 weeks.
11 May 2021
15 June 2021
Brockley Rise Centre
What prior knowledge, experience and qualifications will I need?
This course is designed for learners of all abilities- it is suitable for beginners, but basic hand sewing skills would be an advantage
To learn, and develop your use of, a range of hand stitching techniques. To explore working with a range of different materials. To develop a small portfolio of samples To work on a personal project or idea, as applicable.
What teaching methods will the tutor use?
The tutor will use a range of teaching methods during the course which will include the following: Demonstration - both group and individual, one to one tuition, group work, assessment of progress, observation, discussion / question and answer sessions.
What assessment methods will the tutor use?
The course tutor will use a range of methods to assess progress on the course. These may include: Observation, completion of an Individual Learning Plan which will be updated regularly, evaluation of work samples, question and answer sessions.
Will extra work be required outside the class times?
Extra work is not essential but will enable learners to practice techniques and progress their projects at a faster pace.
What materials will I need for the course and how much will they cost?
A selection of basic materials will be available to you in class but you will need to provide additional materials for your personal project work. These include a basic sewing kit, fabric scraps, machine embroidery threads, yarns and other materials which the Tutor will discuss in the first class. Overall costs involved will be dependent on the size and complexity of your samples and projects. Specialist tools are provided for your use, and advice will be given on where to purchase materials and equipment.
What do I need to bring to the first class?
Please assemble and bring in your basic sewing kit and materials, as described. A notebook and pen is essential, plus an A4 wallet or folder would be useful to store your samples and notes and handouts. A phone/camera would also be useful to record ideas and techniques.
Options when finished
The department offers a wide variety of fashion and textile courses at different levels, some of which are available with online delivery. Information about progression courses is available through the tutor, the Curriculum Leader or the Adult Learning Lewisham website. There are also a range of courses at a higher level offered across London and the South East by Colleges, Community and Adult Education providers and through local craftspeople
The course fee includes a small charge for basic course sampling materials & sundries, and maintenance of tools & equipment.