Dressmaking - All - (23/4) - BHS36163M

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Next term start date

24 Apr 2019


Adult Education Programme

Activity ref no: BHS36163M

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This term is fully booked

From Wednesday 5th December 2018:- Book online, or contact course provider.

  • Broughton High School
    Carrington Road,
  • Adult Education Programme
  • 16+, Adult, 60+
  • £37.00 for term
  • Wednesday 19:00

Activity description

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: No formal entry requirements, All levels welcome WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO LEARN: By the end of the course students will have learned/be able to:- Choose the best garments to make according to skill level, Use a sewing machine safely & efficiently. Students who have never sewn before, will begin with a "driving test", and a basic sewing exercise. Students will choose a pattern and suitable fabric and be able to follow the diagrams & instructions. How to use basic cutting and sewing processes whilst constructing a garment. Complete a garment of their choice according to differing levels of experience and skill. Students with some experience will be shown how to be more adventurous, sewing more difficult Garments, one student eventually made her own wedding dress!- HOW THE COURSE WILL BE TAUGHT: Individual and collective tuition. Beginners will start with a "Driving Test" to instruct them in the safe use Of the straight stitch sewing machine. At the first session of the course, time will be spent discussing choice of patterns, fabrics and other materials required by students. MATERIALS REQUIRED BY STUDENT; APPROXIMATE & ADDITIONAL COSTS: Students are expected to provide their own fabrics and other materials/equipment. (We would suggest that unless students already have equipment/ materials or work in progress, They wait until the first session for advice on what to buy) Please note: Students may have to share resources such as sewing machines and equipment.

Term information

This term is now full

  • Date term started:24 Apr 2019 (starts in 36 days)
  • Duration:5 lessons - 5 lessons remaining
  • Places:12
  • Crèche available:No

Price type

  • Standard price
  • Reduced
    • 16 or 17 years old
    • 60+, retired, and not in employment.
    • Disability Living Allowance (DLA), PIP or Carer's Allowance
    • Full time student.
  • Concession
    • Council Tax Reduction Scheme (NB: Not single person/occupancy discount)
    • Employment Support Allowance
    • Housing Benefit
    • Incapacity Benefit
    • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance
    • Income Support
    • NASS Support
    • Pension Credit
    • Universal Credit
    • Working Tax Credit

Remaining dates and times (5 lessons)

Date Day Time
24 Apr 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
01 May 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
08 May 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
15 May 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
22 May 2019 Wednesday 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm

Venue details

Broughton High School

Carrington Road
Tel: 0131 556 7978
Email: adult.education@edinburgh.gov.uk

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