Refashion – Denim and Workwear

Refashion – Denim and Workwear

Duration: 2 hours
Course ID: Refashion – Denim and Workwear
Start Date: w/c 3 August 2020
Entry requirements: None
Course fees: Free (subject to eligibility)
Please note: To ensure you have the relevant access to the online classroom, please complete your enrolment 4 days prior to the start date

Course aim

To reduce waste and landfill and save money by gaining some basic knowledge and understanding of how to refashion garments and textile items by altering the hem length, sewing by hand or using the sewing machine.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements.

Qualifications and assessment

This course uses RARPA as its method of assessment. 

RARPA stands for Recognising and Recording Progress and Achievement which is the process of assessment for non-accredited learning. It is a means of validating the outcomes of programmes which do not result in qualifications. RARPA is a five stage process which measures and records learners’ progress, achievements and attendance

Course content

How to alter the hem length on denim jeans and workwear, sewing by hand

How to set up the sewing machine to sew denim

How to alter the hem length on denim jeans and workwear using the sewing machine


Where can it lead?

We hope that this workshop has inspired you to try something new. We offer a number of sewing courses which will help you to develop your skills and knowledge further.

As a Hull Training and Adult Education learner you have access to our Careers Advice Service. Our advisers are on hand to guide you through options and support you to achieve your full potential.