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    Sewing a Draught Excluder

    DateWednesday, 21 August, 11:00am

    LocationSouth Hill Centre, Hemel Hempstead

    PriceFree event

    About this event

    Course Code: 24945

    Teacher: This workshop is being taught by Beverley.

    What is this workshop about?

    How to help to reduce household fuel costs by creating an eco-friendly Draught excluder, using repurposed fabric stuffed with old unwanted towels, bedding, or clothing, for blocking a gap under a door or for a draughty windowsill.

    You will learn how to:

    • Create a customised Draught excluder.
    • Interpret maths terminology used in the project instructions.
    • Calculate the length for the door/ window area required.
    • Identify and measure your preferred circumference (thickness).
    • Upcycle old household fabric items.
    • Use the basic functions on a domestic sewing machine.
    • Practice Straight stitching using the sewing machine.
    • Finishing hand stitches.

    Who is this workshop for?

    Beginners to machine sewing.

    Entry Requirements to do this workshop:

    A basic level of conversational and written English is needed to complete this course. 

    How you will be assessed?

    Through questions and answers, the completion of learner reflection form.

    After this workshop you might like to… attend Introduction to Multiplication and Division or an extended Step2Skills Beginner Sewing course.

    NOTE: This workshop is for Hertfordshire Residents Only - *This 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.


    South Hill Centre, Hemel Hempstead

    Cemetery Hill

    Hemel Hempstead

    HP1 1JF

    Further information

    This workshop is fully funded by the Department of Education for Education for adults who meet the following criteria:

    • Aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2023.
    • A Hertfordshire resident.
    • A 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.
    • Do not hold a Maths GCSE qualification.

    If you do not meet the above criteria, or have any questions, please contact us on 01992 556194 or email

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