Soft Furnishings for the Home

B&FC

Qualification Obtained: Soft Furnishings for the Home

Course Overview

Through this course you will design and construct an item(s) of your own choice and within your own capabilities, using colour and fabric creatively.  This can be anything from a cushion (or even pincushion) to a full size window treatment.

You may start with samples in order to build your confidence, before embarking on a main project.

 You will learn through observation, demonstrations, group work and practical projects, sharing ideas, skills and opinions.

 Term 1:

In term 1 you will explore basic sewing techniques including:

  • measuring and calculating fabric requirements (curtains/cushions/roman blinds)
  • cutting and assembling process/pattern matching
  • various sewing techniques – hand and machine
  • piping, zips, buttonholes and fastenings
  • decorative techniques

Term 2:

This term you will extend your knowledge and techniques, finishing with a completed project. 

Term 3:

In Term 3, your understanding and skills learnt will be assessed and this will form the basis of the learning for this term to allow you to continue to extend your knowledge and challenge you further.

Course Entry Requirements

Applicants must be 19 plus

Enthusiasm and a keen interest in sewing in order to create individual items for the home. Basic sewing skills would be an advantage but not essential.

Study Options

Course Code: GC2EC1990
Start Date: 19/09/2016
End Date: 02/12/2016

Duration: 10 Weeks
Location of Study: Gateway Campus
Cost: £90

Course Code: GC2EC1990
Start Date: 16/01/2017
End Date: 31/03/2017

Duration: 10 Weeks
Location of Study: Gateway Campus
Cost: £90

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

Work Placement and Field Trips

Expert Tutors

Tuition Fees

Other Costs

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

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If you require any further information about this course please contact us on the following:

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01253 504 343

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Course enquiries: 01253 504 343
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