The course is designed to enable students to make and learn whatever you wish. If there is something in particular you would like to master then you can make an item incorporating that technique. Students will learn all the steps required to create a garment from cutting out and pressing to final finishing. This is a workshop style course where you can work at your own pace with one-on-one.
To take into account
To enrol on this leisure course, you will need to be aged 19 or over and have a keen interest in the subject. A basic knowledge of dressmaking would be an advantage but sewing skills will be taught to those who need it.
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Our Adult Continuing Education (ACE) programmes are short leisure courses. They are ideal if you want to learn new skills, pursue an interest, have fun, and find out more about a particular subject without the stress of exams.
Held in our dressmaking studio, which includes industrial and domestic sewing machines (both lockstitch and overlockers), iron/ironing boards and the facility for the personal fitting of your garment.
Study Mode & Location:
This 10 week part time course will be held at Preston College, Fulwood Campus, St. Vincent`s Road, Preston, PR2 8UR.
The course is designed to enable students to make and learn whatever you wish. If there is something in particular you would like to master then you can make an item incorporating that technique. Students will learn all the steps required to create a garment from cutting out and pressing to final finishing.
This is a workshop style course where you can work at your own pace with one-on-one tuition as appropriate.
There is no formal method of assessment for this course.
Careers & Progression Opportunities:
Students are required to provide a basic sewing kit (the content of which will be discussed at the first class) and pattern/fabric/thread needed to make the item of your choice.
How To Apply
You can enrol on any of our ACE (Adult Continuing Education) courses by phone or in person. Simply phone or call into the Preston College Advice Centre. We accept SOLO and major credit cards (eg Access, Visa, Switch, Delta) EXCEPT American Express. Many courses have limited places so please enquire as soon as possible.
Depending upon your circumstances, you may be able to study an ACE course at a reduced price. For more details, contact the Preston College Advice Centre.
Help, Advice & Further Information
If you know of someone who would like to study a course at Preston College but their first language is not English, please contact the Advice Centre on their behalf to discuss the options available.
Mon-Thur 9am-7.30pm (9am-5pm during College holidays)
The information contained in this leaflet was correct at the time of production. Preston College however, reserves the right to alter or amend the details contained in this leaflet. This course will run subject to sufficient student numbers.