"""This is an online delivery course meaning that all sessions will take place online. You will need a working internet connection and computer with which you can log into a zoom session in order to attend online sessions.
Course Title: Patchwork for Beginners
Venue: Online – Zoom
This course could lead to employment, self-employment, or skills for future employment.
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at complete beginners, or with little experience of patchwork and quilt making. This course is also suitable for those who wants to explore new ideas and develop their skills and techniques up to a good standard.
What will you learn?
During this course you will develop your skills and knowledge of patchwork and quilting techniques by making some small projects such as table runner, cushion covers, small purses etc.
You will be learning and experimenting with both hand and machine sewing techniques and you will have the opportunity to choose and complete your own personal textile projects under the tutor’s guidance. You will also learn and develop the importance of colour and design technique to produce unique and attractive textile projects.
You will learn how to reuse your leftover material to create a new piece of textile work.
Essential equipment and resources
As this course is online you will need to use your own material and following resources. These do not need to be expensive.
• Types of cotton Fabrics
• Hand needle
• Measuring tape
• Lace trim
I will discuss in first session more about the materials and resources.
Progression: you can enrol onto many of the creative courses available, start sewing, garment making, textile craft, Patchwork, printmaking, mixed media, ceramics etc.
Please see our prospectus and website for the full list of courses available.