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Introduction to Sewing

Part Time

Course Overview

A fun and creative course in textiles that will enable the learner to complete a variety of sewing projects within a well equipped studio. 

Course Content

Students will produce decorative pieces (some with a festive theme) such as bunting, Christmas tree decorations and stockings, cushion covers, advent calendars, door stops and treat bags. Perfect to accessorise the home and great for gift ideas. Make use of those old garments, fabric scraps, ribbons, trimmings, buttons and beads that you have been meaning to use for years but didn't know what to turn them into or didn't ever have the time.

Suitable for beginners to the sewing machine or those with more experience that want to enjoy developing skills within a class setting. Some fabric, threads and buttons are available but students will be expected to collate and bring in their own pieces for the ideas to reach their full potential.

Entry Requirement

There are no formal entry requirements.


There are no formal assessments on this course.

Where does this course lead to

Learners are encouraged to use their skills to progress onto our Clothes Design - Pattern Cutting and Garment Construction course.

How to Enrol

You can enrol directly onto this course if you have the entry requirements noted above.

If you would like to enrol but do not have the entry requirements please email information@bcot.ac.uk with your contact details or telephone 01256 306484.


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Course Outline

Course Code: FEBC027
Study Mode: Part Time
Location: Basingstoke
Duration: 8 Weeks
Start Date: 22/01/2020,
Day & Time: Wed 6pm to 8pm
Tuition Fees: £180.00
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