Art, Design, Sewing and Textiles

To work in the Art, Design, Sewing and Textiles industry you need to have practical skills, an ability to work quickly and accurately, have creativity and an eye for detail.

Possible job roles available after gaining a Art, Design, Sewing and Textiles qualification include:

  • Sewing Machinist
  • Clothing Alterations Hand
  • Sample Machinist
  • Dressmaker
  • Designer
  • Artist
  • Clothing Presser
  • Screen Printer
  • Self-Employment
  • Tailor
  • Upholsterer
  • Weaver or Knitter
  • Textile Process Operative
  • Home Worker

Relaxed and friendly classes encourage you to meet your full potential and demonstrate how simple techniques can achieve amazing results. As confidence grows you will be able to progress to higher level qualifications and produce high quality work as a hobby or for employment.

Accredited courses available:

NCFE Entry 3 Award in Creative Craft

NCFE Level 1 Award in Creative Craft

Adult Engagement & Skills Development – Community Learning courses

These courses get you engaged in activities that help develop your skills and increase confidence and well-being. You will receive a Certificate of Achievement at the end of the course.

Autumn Term

Creative Crafts for Independent Living – COURSE FULL

Decorative Sewing Machine Techniques – Embroidery – COURSE FULL

Design, Print and Make a Kimono and Accessories – Part 1 – COURSE FULL

Garment Construction (Intermediate) – Part 1 – COURSE FULL

Improving your Garment Construction Techniques (Basic) – Part 1 – COURSE FULL

Introduction to a Sewing Machine – COURSE FULL

Making Simple Garments Using Commercial Patterns – Part 1 – COURSE FULL

Outerwear Jackets and Coats (Advanced) – Part 1 – COURSE FULL

Seasonal Giftware and Crafts (Autumn & Winter) – COURSE FULL

 

Spring Term

Creative Crafts for Indpendent Living

Decorative Sewing Machine Techniques – Patchwork

Design, Print and Make a Kimono and Accessories – Part 2

Garment Construction (Intermediate) – Part 2

Improve your Garment Construction Techniques (Basic) – Part 2

Introduction to Garment Making Techniques

Making Simple Garments Using Commercial Patterns – Part 2

Outerwear Jackets and Coats (Advanced) – Part 2

Seasonal Giftware and Crafts (Spring)

 

Summer Term

Creative Crafts for Indpendent Living

Decorative Sewing Machine Techniques – Combining Techniques

Design, Print and Make a Kimono and Accessories – Part 3

Garment Construction (Intermediate) – Part 3

Improving your Garment Construction Techniques (Basic) – Part 3

Make a Simple Garment

Making Simple Garments Using Commercial Patterns – Part 3

Outerwear Jackets and Coats (Advanced) – Part 3

Seasonal Giftware and Crafts (Summer)