Learning To Sew-And More!

This course is full. Please contact us on 0117 903 8844 to be added to the queue.

Course code: T42F

A practical course for beginners and those with some experience. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.

when

Dates

From 07 Jun 2024 to 12 Jul 2024
Fri 10:00-12:30

6 weeks

Date
07 Jun 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
14 Jun 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
21 Jun 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
28 Jun 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
05 Jul 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30
Date
12 Jul 2024
Time
10:00 to 12:30

with Marilyn Mitchelmore

where

Stoke Lodge 

Stoke Lodge Centre, Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop
Bristol
BS9 1BN


fees

Fees and concessions

total  fee  for  this  course: £118.00.

the full tuition fee for this course: £118.00 ,the concession fee  £73.00.

who

Bristol Adult Learning

stokelodge@bristol.gov.uk

0117 903 8844

Description

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Learn how to use a sewing machine, how to plan for a project, cut out, sew seams, apply linings, apply zips, etc.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.</span></strong></span></p>

What can students expect?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Students can expect tuition on using a sewing machine, hand stitching, pressing and pattern reading.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">This is a mixed ability course; students will choose their own project and learn at their own pace.</span></span></p>

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Late starters allowed?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Yes, but this is a short course, so it is best to join by week 2.</span></span></p>

Previous experience required?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">No</span></span></p>

What is the progression route?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,sans-serif">Other sewing courses.</span></span></p>

Are there any extra costs?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,sans-serif">Yes. There will be a charge of £1 to go towards the cost of a pin cushion payable directly to the tutor at the first session. Students will also need to buy materials and sundries for their own projects.</span></span></p>

Work set between sessions?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Helvetica,sans-serif">Yes. Students will be encouraged to progress with garment at home if possible.</span></span></p>

What should students bring?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">To the 1<sup>st</sup> session, please bring:</span></strong></span></p>

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">A piece of fabric, 15cms by 30cms</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Scissors</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Hand sewing needles and thread</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Tape measure</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Seam un-picker</span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Pins </span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">A pencil and note pad will be useful for note taking</span></span></li>
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<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Sewing machines are available to use but you may wish to bring your own.</span></strong></span></p>

Teaching method/style?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">The course is all practical. Techniques will be demonstrated during the course.</span></span></p>

Equipment Required

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">See list above.</span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Sewing machines are available to use but you may wish to bring your own.</span></strong></span></p>

Refunds and cancellations

<ul>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If we have to cancel your course your fees will be refunded in full. We are unable to reimburse the cost of materials you may have bought for the course.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel your course booking a week (7 days) or more before the start date we will refund your fees minus an admin charge of 20%.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you cancel with less than a week (7 days) before the start date or after the course has started, we will not be able to refund your fees.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">Transfers will incur a fee of 10% and must be requested 7 days or more before the start of a course unless you are transferring to another course because your original course was cancelled.</span></span></span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">We are not able to offer refunds due to sickness or ill health.</span></span></span></li>
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<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">If you are due a refund you must contact the office within 3 months of the course to arrange payment as we do not keep card details.</span></span></span></p>

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:&#34;Times New Roman&#34;,serif"><span style="font-family:&#34;Arial&#34;,sans-serif">When attending an online course, it is a learner’s responsibility to ensure they have adequate internet access before the start of a course. Refunds will not be given for technical failure of a learner’s home computer or their internet access.</span></span></span></p>