Patchwork and Quilting
Patchwork and Quilting
Level 1 (Mixed)
10 January 2018
07 March 2018
Wednesday between 10:00 and 12:30
Between 8 and 9 learners.
NOTE: This course has already started.
PLEASE NOTE: PLEASE ATTEND A SEWING MACHINE TASTER CLASS PRIOR TO ENROLLING.
What will I be learning?
We will work on a general project at the beginning of the course and then move to individual projects
Does the course lead to a qualification?
What does the course involve?
Learning or developing patchwork and quilting techniques
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for beginners to intermediates and for anyone passionate about textiles
What do I need to bring?
Please bring the following to the first session:
• 1 Fat quarter each of 3 different colours/pattern which look well together and is a good quality
• 1 Fat quarter of a plain fabric to complement and is of good quality Materials are available from Quiltessential Cromford Mill, Elegance Derby, Eclecticmaker online
• Good quality thread to match (Gutterman/Coats/Mettler
• Basic sewing kit and pair of fabric scissors
• Spectacles if you wear them.
Are there any additional costs?
Yes, budget for £30 and it will be more if you embark on a larger project.
Does this course qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan?
If YES you can apply for an advanced learner loan through the Student Loans Company – for full information about how to apply go to: www.gov.uk/advanced-learner-loan/overview
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How will I know how I am progressing during the course?
Feedback will be given, both verbally and by the evaluation of completed tasks & projects. You will receive verbal feedback on the results of your practical exercises.
There is no formal exam, although there is continual evaluation throughout the course.
Towards the end of each session you will use a DerbyLearn forum to record what you have done in class and comment on how you think you got on. Before the next session your tutor will reply with their feedback. This is a very good method of recording your own progress, reflecting on the session and a great way to receive motivation from your tutor.
Can I have help in the class?
If you need support to learn, for example, a communicator, large print, personal care, specific equipment, or extra time, let us know. We will work with you to identify what you need and how we can best support you.
Learner Support Fund
If you are struggling to pay your exam fees or have a disability and need help to pay for transport to the course, we may be able to help you. Ask the centre staff or your tutor for more information and an application form. We have a small fund available to help learners who are experiencing genuine hardship. You are advised to apply as soon as you can.
How is this course supported by DerbyLearn?
DerbyLearn is a learning platform that supports and complements most classes. To find out more, please go to www.derbylearn.net and sign up, it's free and well worth a look!
Progression within DALS
• City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Creative Textiles
On completion of this course, you could progress to:
A textile course provided by another provider.
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Monday, Tuesday & Thursday - Ryecafe
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