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Learn To Use Your Overlock Machine – Sewing Workshop

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Learning Area   Arts & Media
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   1 Day


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Leisure and Professional
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   04/12/2021
Day/Time   Saturday, 09:30-16:00
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00


Course Type   Leisure and Professional
Location   Cornwall College Camborne
Start Date   12/02/2022
Day/Time   Saturday, 09:30-16:00
Fees   Tuition Fees: £0.00

Learn to use your overlock machine - bring along any make or model of overlock machine in good working order and your manual.

By the end of the workshop you should feel confident setting up and using your machine. You will learn how to thread your machine from scratch and how to get the tension correct on different fabrics. You will also learn how to set your machine to do different stitches for different sewing processes.

For this workshop, as well as your own overlock machine and manual, you will also need your general sewing kit, including fabric scissors, tape measure, pins, tailor's chalk or other fabric marker, needles and thread.

You will need small pieces of a variety of different fabrics, including woven and knitted constructions for your practise samples.

You will also need to bring fabric and thread to make a product in the afternoon, depending on the requirements of the group, and you will be informed of the amounts needed nearer the start date.


This is a FREE* workshop - so book now so you don't miss out!

*This workshop will be free for students who will be 19+ as of 31.08.21 and have not attended the workshop before. If you have already attended this workshop and wish to repeat it a fee will apply.


This workshop is run on a Saturday from 9.30am to 4.00pm.


Venue:-
Cornwall College Camborne
Trevenson Road
Pool
Redruth
TR15 3RD

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Alice’s fashion designs have been seen on celebrities such as Rita Ora, Miley Cyrus, Paris Hilton and Jessie J, she also collaborates with some major manufacturers including Care Bears, My Little Pony and Hello Kitty.

“I knew I wanted to be a fashion designer and the course at Camborne covered lots of different disciplines, which was great as it gave me a wonderful overview of all the various paths open to me and I particularly remember enjoying life drawing. From there I was accepted by The University of Plymouth to study fashion design and on completion of my degree I then moved back to Cornwall and got a job at a high-end fashion boutique, which introduced me to the spectrum of fashion.

My goal was to have my designs on the catwalk at the Clothes Show, so I worked hard, researched a lot, got signed by a portfolio agency and was then contacted by the stylist who wanted me to be involved in the designs for the opening sequence to the show. From there I received work from the X-Factor, Got to Dance and worked with Vogue on a Range Rover launch. "

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