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Beginner Sewing

State ID: V0672

 

Do you want to learn the basics of sewing?

This is a beginner course open to anyone who wants to learn how to sew. You will learn some basic sewing techniques on a sewing machine; learn how to sew a cushion cover from a basic pattern and learn how to sew a basic garment using a commercial pattern. 

Course outline
Topics covered in this course include:
•    How to thread a sewing machine and wind cotton to a bobbin
•    Construct a basic cushion cover
•    Learn to lay your fabric, use a commercial  pattern, cut your fabric and sew a simple garment (elastic waisted pants or shorts)
Requirements

Course requirements
•    There are no prerequisites for this course
Dress requirements
•    Participants must wear enclosed shoes e.g. sneakers or leather type shoes
•    Long hair must be tied back and any long accessories must be removed when working on the machines

What to Bring
Please do not purchase any items until your course has been confirmed
In the first session, the lecturer will advise you of the quantity and type of fabrics that you will need to purchase for week 2 (tote bag and pencil case) and week 3 (your sewing project) 
From week two you will also need to bring along:
•    Tape Measure (the soft flexible type)
•    Fabric Marker
•    Quick Pick
•    Berry headed pins
•    Hand sewing needles
•    Dressmaking scissor
•    General paper scissors
•    Pen, pencil, ruler, eraser and display book for notes
•    A box or container or bag to keep items in
•    Steel thimble (optional)
•    Needle Threader (optional)
•    Wrist pincushion (optional)

For further information email us at: shortcourse@NMTAFE.wa.edu.au

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Where Northbridge Building 4
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6 sessions

6.00pm - 8.30pm Thursdays commencing 18 October

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$295

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Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Please note International students please view all available courses at www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au/courses.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

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