Sewing

Course List

  • Avenues Repair Shop (New Learners)

    Is your favourite shirt missing a button? Want to wear those new jeans but the legs are too long? Is...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2 hours
    Start Date: Tuesday 21 February 2023
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  • Basic Sewing – Beginners 2

    Have you completed the New to Sewing course, or are you a beginner sewer, having made simple items, wishing to...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: To be confirmed
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  • Further your Sewing Skills – Intermediate 2

    Have you completed the Improve your Sewing Skills course we offer,  or are you a keen sewer, having made some...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: To be confirmed
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  • Improve your Sewing Skills – Intermediate 1

    Have you completed the three beginners sewing courses we offer? Or are you a sewer, having made some textile items...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Induction: Tuesday 21 February OR Wednesday 22 February 2023
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  • Increase Your Basic Sewing Skills – Beginners 3

    Have you completed the Basic Sewing course we offer?  Or are you a sewer, having made some textile items and...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Induction: Tuesday 13 December OR Wednesday 14 December 2022
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  • NCFE Level 2 Award in Textiles

    If you would like to advance your practical skills in fashion design and construction, then the Level 2 Award in...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 35 weeks (plus 30 hours of self-study)
    Start Date: To be confirmed
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  • New to Sewing – Beginners 1

    Are you a total beginner who has never picked up a needle, fabric or pins? Would you like to learn...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Induction: Tuesday 21 February OR Wednesday 22 February 2023
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  • Overlocker Skills Workshop

    An overlock is a stitch that sews over the edge of one or two pieces of material and can be...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2 hours
    Start Date: Tuesday 13 December 2022
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  • Patchwork and Quilting Workshop

    Patchwork and Quilting is a great way of recycling and reusing old clothes and household textiles and turning them in...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 1 day
    Start Date: To be confirmed
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  • Pattern Drafting Workshop

    This full day workshop will give you the skills and knowledge to make your own patterns. We’ll start the day...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 1 day
    Start Date: To be confirmed
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  • Progress Your Sewing Skills – Intermediate 3

    Have you completed the ‘Further your Sewing Skills’ sewing course we offer?  Or are you a sewer, having made some...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 5 weeks
    Start Date: Induction: Tuesday 13 December OR Wednesday 14 December 2022
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  • Reusable Bunting Advent Calendars Workshop

    Design and decorate personalised, reusable bunting advent calendars
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2 hours
    Start Date: Friday 25 November 2022
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  • Reusable Christmas Wrapping Workshop

    Are you fed up with buying expensive wrapping paper and frustrated at the waste it generates each year? Making your...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2 hours
    Start Date: Monday 12 December 2022
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  • Sewing – Mixed Ability

    To enable both beginner sewists, and those with more experience, to develop their knowledge and understanding of sewing techniques and...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 10 weeks
    Start Date: Monday 9 January 2023
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  • The Great Avenues Transformation Sewing Challenge

    Did the Great British Sewing Bee inspire you? Why not join us for our very own Transformation Challenge. We will...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 3 hours
    Start Date: Monday 12 December 2022
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  • Working with Commercial Patterns Workshop

    Understanding patterns can sometimes be confusing and frustrating. This workshop will teach you the basics of pattern information, symbols, markings,...
    Venue: The Avenues Adult Education Centre
    Duration: 2 hours
    Start Date: To be confirmed
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