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    Explore Your Sewing Machine (Sewing For Beginners)

    DateMonday, 9 September, 6:00pm

    LocationOnline live streamed

    PriceTickets from £25

    About this event

    Course Code: 25013

    Teacher: This course is being taught by Beverley.

    What is this Course about?

    This course will take you from the very basics, such as setting up your sewing machine and discovering what the ‘knobs’ do. You will also practice your skills by sewing four basic projects including bunting and a draw string bag.

    Who is this Course for?

    This course is aimed at people who have little or no knowledge of how to use their sewing machine and how to sew using a machine. It can also serve as a refresher for those who used to sew.  

    Want to put your sewing knowledge to the test? Try our Sewing quiz and see if you could learn more with some of our courses.

    Entry Requirements to do this Course:

    A basic level of conversational and written English. Reasonable motor skills, as you will need to be able to manipulate fabric and tools. Plus, you will need a working sewing machine and basic tools and materials.   

    How you will be assessed?

    Through questions and answers, the completion of weekly learner reflection forms and a sample of your work completed during the session.

    How much studying will I need to do outside of the lesson?

    You will need to spend an hour or so per week to prepare your fabric for the following week.

    What learners need to bring/supply

    Students will need to provide all materials and tools to complete the project being created. A material listing will be provided prior to the start of the course. We also suggest items you would normally throw away so reduce costs and be sustainable.

    Additional Information

    The amount of time practising is totally up to you but the more you put in, the more you will get out of this course.

    What happens after I book this course?

    There are two steps to complete before studying with us and booking on here is the first step. Your next step will be to enrol on your chosen course following the instructions attached to your order confirmation email.

    The next steps…

    During this course we will talk to you about your next steps which could include attending other courses/workshops such as Sewing for Intermediates, Handmade Fabric Flowers, or Jewellery Making for Beginners. Please click here to see the full range of courses we offer.

    We have programmes that can support you with your next steps in skills and employment. For further information please see our information, advice and guidance page.

    NOTE: This course is for Hertfordshire Residents Only - *With the exception of the registration fee, this course/workshop is fully funded by The Education & Skills Funding Agency for adults who meet a set criteria - please see further details under the 'Further Information' heading.


    Online live streamed

    Venue Information

    This course/workshop is run as real-time online using Google Classroom. This means that instead of having to go to a classroom, the classroom comes to you! You are taught by a teacher and you will have classmates that you share ideas with. To take part you will need a tablet or laptop/computer with a webcam and microphone to enable you to interact. A few days before the start, your teacher will email you with instructions on how to join the class.

    Further information

    *Except for the registration fee, this course/workshop is fully funded by The Education & Skills Funding Agency for adults who meet the following criteria:

    • A Hertfordshire Resident
    • Aged 19 years or older on 31st August 2024
    • UK National and lived in the UK for the last 3 years or EEA National with settled/pre-settled status and lived in the UK/EEA for the last 3 years

    There are some exceptions to this, for example the Homes for Ukraine scheme. If you do not meet the above criteria, please contact us on 01992 556194 or email

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