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:

Trinity College London Arts Award (Bronze)

NCFE Entry 3 Award in Creative Craft

NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Creative Craft

NCFE Level 2 Certificate in Creative Craft (Art & Design)

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.

 

Creative Crafts for Independent Living

 

Autumn Term (Monday 11 September – Wednesday 20 December 2017)

Advanced Garment Making Techniques – Part 1

Basic Outerwear (Simple Jackets and Coats)

Garment Making Techniques – Part 1

Introduction to Art & Craft

Introduction to Art & Design

Introduction to Garment Making

Introduction to Machine Embroidery

Introduction to a Sewing Machine

Make a Basic Patchwork Throw

 

Spring Term (Monday 8 January – Friday 23 March 2018)

Advanced Garment Making Techniques – Part 2

Basic Garment Making

Exploring Art & Design Techniques – Part 2

Garment Making Techniques – Part 2

Introduction to Garment Making

Introduction to Machine Embroidery

Introduction to a Sewing Machine

Outerwear (Lined/Quilted Jackets and Coats)

 

Summer Term (Monday 9 April to Friday 13 July 2018)

Advanced Garment Making Techniques – Part 3

Advanced Outerwear (Jackets & Coats)

Decorative Homeware

Garment Making

Garment Making Techniques – Part 3

Introduction to Garment Making

Introduction to a Sewing Machine