What is the course about?
This course is only open to residents of Harrow Road, Queens Park and Westbourne Park wards. Practice the ancient craft of heritage quilting to create a beautiful artwork in 8 weeks. Using a mixture of different textile and craft materials, as well as storytelling, you will create a unique and beautiful piece of handcrafted textile art to handstitch the stories of your experience into an artistic quilt. You will also make new friends and be inspired by inspirational life stories in a safe environment to help improve your textile skillls, as well as your well being.
Is a pre-enrolment interview or assessment required for this course?
Yes, please contact our customer services before enrolling.
What level is the course and do I require particular skills, experience or prior qualifications?
All levels, including beginners. Please speak to a member of the Community Team before enrolling.
What topics does the course cover?
You will learn a range of skills, from basic sewing, dying, needle craft, design and drawing.
How will I be taught and assessed?
Classroom based learning. Continual support and guidance will be provided throughout the session by our highly experienced tutor, who is an artist specialising in textiles .
Are there any other costs or equipment I need to get?
There are no fees attached.
By the end of the course what should I be able to do?
Your teacher will advise you on the best next course for you.
What are the progression opportunities following this course?
If you have enjoyed this course then you will enjoy the other variety of courses that are on offer at the WAES website. The tutor will also be able to recommend further courses in knitting, fashion and arts and crafts and fine art.