Dressmaking And Textiles-Mixed Ability

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Course code:†T36C

A course for people who can already sew. This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.

When and where

Dates

From 16 Apr 2024 to 09 Jul 2024
Tue 18:30-21:00

12 weeks

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16 Apr 2024

18:30 to 21:00

23 Apr 2024

18:30 to 21:00

30 Apr 2024

18:30 to 21:00

07 May 2024

18:30 to 21:00

14 May 2024

18:30 to 21:00

21 May 2024

18:30 to 21:00

04 Jun 2024

18:30 to 21:00

11 Jun 2024

18:30 to 21:00

18 Jun 2024

18:30 to 21:00

25 Jun 2024

18:30 to 21:00

02 Jul 2024

18:30 to 21:00

09 Jul 2024

18:30 to 21:00


with Lorraine Joseph

Location

Stoke Lodge†

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


Cost

Fees and concessions

The fee for this course is £230.00.

The full (undiscounted) tuition fee for this course is £230.00, the concession rate is £140.00.

Who

Bristol Adult Learning

stokelodge@bristol.gov.uk

0117 903 8844

Description

<p><span style="font-size:16px">Learners will complete a range of garments using commercial patterns. They will continue to develop their skills in machine sewing and learn new sewing techniques. <strong>This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.</strong></span></p>

What can students expect?

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<p><span style="font-size:16px">The tutor will guide learners through all the necessary steps to make a garment/s of their choice. This includes cutting out fabrics, understanding the pattern instructions and constructing the garment/s. The course will include demonstration, handouts and practical exercises. <strong>This course will be delivered at Stoke Lodge.</strong></span></p>

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Late starters allowed?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">Yes, but best to join by week 2 to get the most out of the course-especially if you are a beginner.</span></p>

Previous experience required?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Yes. This course is suitable for learners with previous sewing experience.</span></span></p>

What is the progression route?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">The progression route is for learners to gain confidence through practice to work independently.</span></span></p>

Work set between sessions?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Learners will be encouraged to completed work at home to build on the sewing skills learnt during the sessions.</span></span></p>

What should students bring?

<p><span style="font-size:16px">Initially, you will need a basic sewing kit (see below).†</span></p>

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<li><span style="font-size:16px">Scissors</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px">Hand sewing needles and thread</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px">Tape measure</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px">Seam un-picker</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px">Pins</span></li>
<li><span style="font-size:16px">A pencil and note pad will be useful for note taking.††</span></li>
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<p><span style="font-size:16px">In addition, at the 1st session you will be given advice to purchase patterns fabric and additional equipment. <strong>Sewing machines are available to use but you may wish to bring your own.</strong></span></p>

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Teaching method/style?

<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:Arial,sans-serif">Observations of all learnersí activities, tutor demonstrations of practical processes, handouts.</span></span></p>

Equipment Required

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

Refunds and cancellations

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<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 learnerís responsibility to ensure they have adequate internet access before the start of a course. Refunds will not be given for technical failure of a learnerís home computer or their internet access.</span></span></span></p>