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Introduction to Sew Vintage (Handmade)

Subject Area

Art & Design, Fashion & Creative Crafts

Student Type

Adults

Study Mode

Part Time

Course Type

Community Learning

What is the course about?

This Introduction to Sewing Vintage (Handmade) is aimed at beginners who have an interest in changing every day household/garden items and giving them a vintage look.

You will be given the guidance, techniques and skills to make different items. All items will be made using basic straight stitch hand sewing and glue. You will be shown basic hand sewing techniques and you will be able to undertake your own projects as home.

What will I learn?

During the course you will learn the skills and techniques including basic sewing stitch to make various items and materials which includes, bedding, paper and lace.

Examples include:

Hand sewn bunting

Embellish a tea towel

Make a key ring from Denim (jeans)

Cover bookings with materials and decoupage

(If you would like more information on the learning outcomes please email ACLenquiries@wvr.ac.uk

What will the course lead on to?

ACL offer many art and craft courses including ceramics.

What support is available?

We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if it is required and a welfare team that are on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.

For further information on student support please visit:

https://www.wvr.ac.uk/college-life

Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?

Here at Warrington & Vale Royal College we have a team of dedicated, experienced staff who can share their extensive knowledge and skills with you. Learning in a friendly and inclusive environment, you will be fully supported to achieve your goals.

What are the entry requirements?

To have an interest in the subject area. Be willing to partake in classroom activities and discussions and to self-assess your weekly progress using an individual learning plan at the end of each session.

What are my funding options?

Students aged 19+ in receipt of certain benefits may be entitled to fee remission. For further information on funding please contact Learner Services on 01925 494400 or email learner.services@wvr.ac.uk

Are there any additional costs associated with the course?

The College will provide some basic materials and fabrics, needles and thread for sewing, glue and brushes.

Please bring your own dressmaking scissors each week and your tutor will advise you on what items you can bring to each week to help enhance your designs such as old bedding, clothing and lace.

Careers Information

Course options

Starts Sep 2024

Duration
5 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Warrington Campus
Day(s)
TBC
Adult Fee
TBC
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

Starts Sep 2024

Duration
5 Weeks
Class Times
TBC
Location
Winsford Campus
Day(s)
TBC
Adult Fee
TBC
16-18 Fee
Not Applicable

Call to Enrol 01925 494 400

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