27.11.13 / Author: Pamela
Cottenham Village College 2018
Cottenham Courses Starting Spring 2018
Learn to Love your Overlocker – Saturday 24th February 10.00am – 4.00pm.
This day work shop is for everyone who has an Overlocker but is unsure how to use it, finds the threading a nightmare or cannot get the tension right. During the work shop, threading will be made easy and tension explained so that it can be set correctly. You will then see how to adjust everything to ensure your Overlocker makes a perfect stitch for everything you want to make.
Don’t leave it in the cupboard, come and find out how to use it and see what it can do for all your sewing projects.
Sew with Knits – 4 weeks starting Monday 2nd May 7.00 – 9.00pm.
Sewing with knit fabric is not difficult just different. Knit fabrics such jersey, sweat – shirting, fleece and other stretchy fabric just need other techniques for your garment to be successful.
During the course you will learn the necessary techniques of sewing stretch/knit fabrics on your sewing machine which to enable you to assemble and finish a variety of garments. If you are confident in the use of your Overlocker then this can be used on the course as well as your sewing machine
Advanced Overlocker Techniques – Saturday 24th March – 10.00am – 4.00pm.
If you have been using your Overlocker just to finish edges or have attended the first course then join this one day workshop to see what else your Overlocker can do. If you also had extra feet when you got your Overlocker then this course will also cover their uses. Expand your skills and make your Overlocker do more for you.
Contact Cottenham College 01954 288751 or visit their website for enrolment
Sawston Village College
Classes in 2018
Make a Skirt in 2 Days- Saturday 17th March and Sunday 18th March 10.00 – 4.00pm. both days
Would you love to make your own clothes but find it seems to take a long time, often does not fit well and then looks a bit “home -made”? Would you like to take a course but your time is limited?
If the answer is yes then why not join this two day course and find out how you can complete a skirt in just 2 days.
Using an easy to sew pattern you will learn how to alter the pattern to fit your measurements and then how to cut out and quickly prepare the skirt for construction. Then using fast professional techniques, you will make a skirt that fits you and that you are proud to wear.
Everything you learn in the 2 days then can be applied to all the other garments that you make.
Sew with Knits – 4 weeks – starting Wednesday 25th April 7.15 – 9.15pm.
If you like to make your own clothes but want to use any type of stretchy “Knit” fabric such as fine jersey, sweat shirting or scuba jersey then join this course. Sewing with Knits is not difficult just different. Once you have learnt the techniques then you will be able to make tops, skirts, dresses etc. in any type of knit fabric.
Contact Sawston Adult Learning for enrolment details Tel 01223 712424