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Sewing for the Home (improvers) (Spring 2019)

London South East Colleges - Greenwich Adult & Community Learning

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (BST)

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This course is suitable for those who have completed Sewing for the Home - Starter or have basic sewing skills and would like to improve their skill set. On this course you will learn a variety of sewing and decorative techniques then go on to make a variety of soft furnishings and/or household items of your choice e.g. roman blinds, curtains, box cushions, seat covers etc

Extend your sewing techniques to make a variety of soft furnishings and/or household items of your choice e.g. roman blinds, box cushions, seat covers

What will I learn?

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • use an overlocker,
  • create patterns,
  • use decorative techniques such as applique and couching
  • use a variety of sewing techniques to create items for the home

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements. But you must be able to use a sewing machine.

Is this the right course for me?  

This course is suitable for those who wish to develop a new area in their creative sewing skills, meet new like-minded creative people and learn in a supportive atmosphere

Your teacher will assess your skills to make sure this is the right class for you.

What can I do after this course?

Our learners go on to use their skills in their lives in many different ways; some go on to sell their work and develop a small business. Others use their skills to find work or to go up the career ladder.  After this course you can enrol for higher level ACL course or a qualification course

What else do I need to know?

  • You should bring a basic sewing kit containing pins, fabric scissors, paper scissors, sewing needles, unpicker and tape measure. An A4 folder or ring binder will also be needed for notes and handouts and pen.
  • Fees apply to this course. Please see our course list or website for information.
  • Some materials are available to buy from the teacher, but learners are expected to provide their own materials.

We expect you to attend every session. 

This course last 10 weeks and takes place at the Greenwich Park Centre. Each session lasts 2 hours. 

Late starts are available; please enquire. 

  I’ve booked! How do I enrol for the course?

You will need to complete an enrolment form in person or by email. You must enrol, in full, before you start your course. At enrolment, you will need to provide photographic evidence of your identity. A passport is ideal. To avoid queues on the first day of your course, enrol soon after your online booking.

 

 How much is the full course fee?

Fee bands are shown below as an hourly cost.

  • If you have chosen the Royal Greenwich card holder option you will need to show your Greenwich One card at enrolment. Clickhere for information about the card

  • If you believe you qualify for a means tested discount, (concessionary rate) you will need to show proof of benefits at enrolment, dated within 3 months of enrolment or accompanied by a current bank statement. e.g. if the course starts 10th October, the proof will be dated no earlier than 10th July

 

Can anyone join this event?

This course is open to anyone aged 19 years and above. 

 How can I get there? Is there any parking?

There is limited parking at the Greenwich Park Centre and the Plumstead Road Campus. Click here for information on directions

 

 How can I contact the organizer?

Contact the Greenwich Adult and Community Learning by phone, email or visit a centre.

Call: 02039545100

Email: ACL@LSEC.ac.uk

Visit us at: Greenwich Park Centre, King George Street, London SE10 8QB

 

 Can I get a refund?

Fees are refunded if the course is closed. (All courses are subject to minimum enrolment numbers; if this number is not achieved, courses may be cancelled at short notice.)

For the full college refund policy, please click here.

 

Course fees

Some courses are free. If you have paid the booking fee, you will need to pay the balance at enrolment.

FEE BAND CRITERIA -  fee per hour

FEE 1 - Greenwich resident on   means tested benefit : £1.50

FEE 2 - Greenwich One card   holder : £5.00

FEE 3 - Greenwich resident   without Greenwich One card : £5.55

FEE 4 - Non Greenwich Borough   resident : £6.80

Example: If you are a Greenwich One Card holder, a 10 week course, 2 hours a week will cost you £100. A small materials charge may also be payable.

Have questions about Sewing for the Home (improvers) (Spring 2019)? Contact London South East Colleges - Greenwich Adult & Community Learning

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Greenwich Adult & Community Learning, King George Street, London SE10 8QB
Greenwich Adult & Community Learning, Greenwich Park Centre


Wednesday, April 24, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (BST)


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London South East Colleges - Greenwich Adult & Community Learning

London South East Colleges offers hundreds of Greenwich Adult & Community Learning  courses, both daytime and evening, designed to help you learn a new skill, achieve your potential at work, develop skills to start or grow your own business or find a new leisure interest. Whatever your reason for learning, we have a course for you! 

There is high demand for many courses. To make sure you get a place on your course, please come in person to the college to enrol at least 2 weeks before the course starts. Please bring 2 original proofs of your ID and address – your passport, birth certificate or driving licence or photo ID – to the Plumstead Centre or Greenwich Park Centre. If your course has a fee, you may be eligible to a concession if you have a Greenwich Card or evidence of receiving a means tested benefit.

Courses are delivered at a range of venues across Greenwich includng the Greenwich Park Centre, King George Street, London SE10 8QB.

Our courses offer great value for money, and if you are a Greenwich resident you may qualify for a reduction in fees. Get in touch to find out more.

Courses start throughout the year. If a course has already begun, it's not too late to join. Get in touch to find out more. Call 020 3954 4000 or email ACL@LSEC.ac.uk

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