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Inkberrow Design Centre

Contact Name: Brenda Killigrew

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The Old Needle Works, Britten House
Britten Street
REDDITCH
REDDITCH
Worcestershire
B97 6HD

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Inkberrow Design Centre's Courses

£160
Worcestershire
Learn from textile artist Ruth Parkinson-Johns the art of stitch techniques and textile manipulation. This is a 10 week course, running throughout the year on Friday afternoons at Inkberrow Design Centre in Redditch. Learn textile drawing & sketching with visiting textile artist Ruth Parkinson-Johns this is a course for those who are passionate about creative textiles .You will work with mixed media techniques, fabric decoration to include some dyeing and printing. Followed by stitching with...
£80
Worcestershire
Regular weekly sewing classes in Redditch. Price is per term. Several times are available, please get in touch by phone or the contact form above for more details. Over 25 years of fashion, design, textile courses and workshops! Inkberrow Design Centre (IDC) is based in Redditch, just South of Birmingham in the West Midlands and offers a wide range of City & Guilds and recreational courses. We pride ourself on tailoring the courses to the...
£0
Worcestershire
Monthly dress making classes for beginners. These classes are run at the weekend, please get in touch by email or telephone for prices and times. It is necessary to pre book as spaces are limited. Over 25 years of fashion, design, textile courses and workshops! Inkberrow Design Centre (IDC) is based in Redditch, just South of Birmingham in the West Midlands and offers a wide range of City & Guilds and recreational courses. We pride...
£2995
Worcestershire
Learn the practical skills and knowledge to construct fashion garments. You choose to make three items from the options below: Top, blouse, shirt or simple jacket a waistcoat and a skirt Top, blouse, shirt or simple jacket a waistcoat and a pair of trousers One piece dress, a waist slip and a waistcoat. You will also complete design and research units as well as folder work to support your garments. During the course you will:...
£2995
Worcestershire
Learn the practical skills and knowledge to construct basic blocks and patterns for a shirt, bodice, skirt, trousers, one piece and two piece dress. You will then create adaptions for three of these. You will also complete design and research units as well as folder work to support your garments. During the course you will: measure and record body sizes accurately use tape measures, rules, curves, right angles and other tools and equipment correctly and...
£2995
Worcestershire
Learn the practical skills and knowledge to construct tailored garments, where you choose to make a skirt or pair of trousers, a jacket and waistcoat. You will also complete design and research units as well as folder work to support your garments. Course offered by Inkberrow Design Centre. During the course you will: measure and record body measurements accurately recognise the characteristics of a range of fibres – natural and man-made recognise fabrics appropriate to...
£2995
Worcestershire
Learn the practical skills and knowledge to make textiles and craft items at Inkberrow Design Centre. Three projects are to be undertaken and a folder of work is to be produced. The Design for Craft studies will be presented, appropriately, with the assessments. • A metre of fabric decorated using one or more techniques. • A length of fabric for a stated product selected from the list below. • A set of 10 samples developed...
£395
Worcestershire - Next course on 25th April 2019
IDC, in partnership with Leicester College, is proud to offer a City & Guilds in Basic Fashion Sampling Techniques. The course includes everything you need to know to get you started in sewing. If you are a beginner or not sewn for ages and want to gain sewing confidence, this is the course for you. What you will learn. You will create your own unique sample folder of sewing techniques that covers all that is...
£255
Worcestershire
IDC are working in association with Leicester College to bring you a range of Level 1 City & Guilds Awards and Certificates. This course is for a Level 1 Award in Hand Embroidery Techniques. You will learn the basics of hand embroidery techniques and produce samples. The Award includes 30 guided teaching hours. Many students use the Award to start a career in the heritage industry which is increasingly looking for skilled and qualified embroiderers....
£255
Worcestershire
IDC are working in association with Leicester College to bring you a range of Level 1 City & Guilds Awards and Certificates. This course is for a Level 1 Award in Sewing Machine Techniques. You will learn sewing machine skills such as how to thread a machine, how to look after your machine, how to make basic stitches and produce samples. The course is suitable for absolute beginners and those wishing to obtain an internationally...
£1100
Worcestershire
IDC are working in association with Leicester College to bring you a range of Level 1 City & Guilds Awards and Certificates. This course is for a Level 1 Certificate in Sewing Machine Techniques, where you will learn how to use a sewing machine correctly and produce sewing samples, such as straight stitch, hemming stitch, etc. At the end of the course you will be a competent user of a sewing machine and be able...
£1100
Worcestershire
IDC are working in association with Leicester College to bring you a range of Level 1 City & Guilds Awards and Certificates. This course is for a Level 1 Certificate in Hand Embroidery Techniques. You will learn how to embroider, make samples and develop heritage hand craft skills which are increasingly in demand. You will produce a sample book of your work. The Certificate includes 120 guided teaching hours. The Certificate usually retails at £1580,...
£1200
Worcestershire
Learn to make corsets and bras at this City & Guilds accredited course, based between Birmingham and Worcester. In this course you will be assessed on the following: A half cup underwire bra A cupped bra corset extending to the hip line A waspie or bustier extending to the hipline A folder of work One garment must include a laced opening, one garment must include a hooked opening, one garment must include a zipped opening....
£75
Worcestershire
Tuesday - 12:30 - 2:30pm Make a Bullet Journal over the length of the course. A bullet journal provides a mindful productive process a to do list, planner and diary. Designed by the maker, you. Record the paper crafting projects made along side the bullet journal in your journal. WEA course - if you are in receipt of benefits then the course is free or subsidised. Contact IDC for further information.
£160
Worcestershire
Learn how to get a good fit from commercial patterns, learn new skills including lots of tips on how to obtain good finish techniques when making your own garments. Learn how to use a walking foot on your machine and lots more. You will also have access to the overlocking machines for make a professional finish to your garments. 10 week course Monday evening 7 - 9pm
£16
Worcestershire
Fashion & tailoring evening classes in the West Midlands - Mondays 6pm - 8pm. A weekly recreational session where you can learn how to draft your own patterns, use commercial patterns and create your own garments. You will learn a range of techniques to construct your pieces to a high level, including traditional tailoring techniques. Please contact us by email or telephone to book a place! It is necessary to pre book as spaces are...
£75
Worcestershire
Paper craft a number of unique projects during the course, in a friendly, positive, creative environment. The mini projects have been designed to be part of an exploding “scrap box”. The scrap box can be a wonderful personalised gift or a keepsake.
£48
Worcestershire - Next course on 18th May 2019
Learn to sew button holes with Jenniffer Taylor, author of "Girl with a Sewing Machine" and former BBC sewing bee contestant, at Inkberrow Design Centre in Redditch. The buttonhole is a major feature of clothing and yet is neglected by the big manufacturers. A well made buttonhole adds that touch of quality. Jenniffer Taylor will teach you several types of buttonhole using sewing machines. You will take home several samples to aid you in your...
£48
Worcestershire - Next course on 22nd June 2019
Jenniffer Taylor, BBC Sewing Bee contestant, will use her expertise to demonstrate how to measure yourself the way professionals do. Learn about measuring the torso, how the measurements work together, what to look for and spot mistakes before pattern cutting. Essential skills used in the fashion and garment industry Over 25 years of fashion, design, textile courses and workshops! Inkberrow Design Centre (IDC) is based in Redditch, just South of Birmingham in the West Midlands...
£48
Worcestershire - Next course on 23rd March 2019
SEW ESSENTIALS WITH JENNIFFER TAYLOR – LETS LEARN TO SEW SEAMS. At Inkberrow Design Centre. Jenniffer Taylor, author of "Girl with a Sewing Machine" and former BBC sewing bee contestant, returns this March to bring you a Sew Essentials class all about Seams, Tucks and Pleats. Jenniffer will guide you through how to sew various types of seams and construct a set of samples to remind you for your future projects. Learn about seams, the...
£48
Worcestershire - Next course on 27th April 2019
Learn to sew with the BBC's Sewing Bee contestant, Jenniffer Taylor, and author of "Girl With A Sewing Machine". At Inkberrow Design Centre. Fearful of the zip – then be fearful no more as Jenniffer Taylor, BBC Sewing Bee contestant and self-made seamstress, shows you how to sew several types of zips. Jenniffer will guide you through how to sew various types of zips and construct a set of samples to remind you for your...
£90
Worcestershire
Learn tailoring and sewing at Inkberrow Design Centre. Buy 12 hours tuition to be taken either Wednesday morning or Wednesday afternoon (or both). Time slots are 10am - 1pm or 1:30pm - 4:30pm Over 25 years of fashion, design, textile courses and workshops! Inkberrow Design Centre (IDC) is based in Redditch, just South of Birmingham in the West Midlands and offers a wide range of City & Guilds and recreational courses. We pride ourself on...
£75
Worcestershire
Fancy sewing with a group of like minded sewers, want to learn the basics in a friendly and sociable group? Come along to IDC's Wednesday sew drop in session. You can come for the full day, from 9:30 - 4:30 and sew whatever you want, under the guidance of a tutor and surrounded by supportive sewers. Price is £75 for the day, which includes use of the machine, and the extra hour between 12:30 -...
£35
Worcestershire
Buy sewing tuition on a pay as you go basis. Available Wednesday afternoon at Inkberrow Design Centre 1:30 - 4:30pm. You need to inform IDC of your sewing project or your aims, such as wishing to learn to use a sewing machine. This is to ensure the tutor is aware of your expectations and can use the time effectively. We cater for all levels, from beginner to expert and provide a tutor to guide you...
£96
Worcestershire
Do you have a garment you need help with, or want to learn basic sewing skills? Then buy 12 hours of tuition time with our tutor and gain one on one supervision and help. Available on Wednesday's - One 3 hour session per week, either 9.30am - 12.30pm or 1:30pm - 4:30pm. Please contact us by email or telephone to book a place! It is necessary to pre book as spaces are limited. IDC has...
£160
Worcestershire
This ten week tailoring course runs Monday evenings - 6-8pm. Please get in touch for availability on the current course and/or future start dates. This is a Tailoring and Pattern cutting course taught by an award winning Tailor, Lucinda Holbrook-Hase. Lucinda won the prestigious Tailor Shears award from Savile Row, and has since gone on to teach tailoring. Lucinda will teach you the skills needed to draft a tailored garment and turn your 2D plan...
£24
Worcestershire
Theatre costume making classes on Thursday evenings from 6pm - 9pm in Redditch, south of Birmingham. A weekly recreational session where you can learn the basics of sewing and pattern cutting to create your own theatrical costumes, whether it be for fancy dress, comicon or for your local theatre. Please contact us by email or telephone to book a place! It is necessary to pre book as spaces are limited. Over 25 years of fashion,...
£0
Worcestershire
Upcycling club for Women on Thursdays at Inkberrow Design Centre in Redditch. From 10am to 12:30pm This exciting community club, set up to help those living in areas facing hardship, brings an opportunity to learn new skills and have a place to go to connect with others and get a break from everyday life. Each class teaches different skills needed to up-cycle clothing, fabrics and household items. These skills include basic sewing, printing, tapestry, applique,...
£75
Worcestershire
IDC is running a series of Workers Educational Association (WEA) sessions for those interested in learning paper craft. This course runs for 10 weeks, please get in touch about availability on the current course and/or future start dates. You will need to register as a WEA student (nice, easy process). There will be 10 sessions/classes lasting 2 hours each. Time: 10 am - 12:00 Tutor: Tara Butler You will need to register as a WEA...
£115.5
Worcestershire
IDC is running a series of Workers Educational Association (WEA) sessions for those interested in learning patchwork and quilting. This course runs for 10 weeks, please get in touch for availability on the current course and/or future start dates. You will need to register as a WEA student (nice, easy process) There will be 12 sessions/classes lasting 2.5 hours each. Tutor: Susan Streeter As these are WEA courses, you may be eligible for discount or...
£115.5
Worcestershire
IDC is running a series of Workers Educational Association (WEA) sessions for those interested in learning to sew. This course runs evenings for 10 weeks, please get in touch for availability on the current course and/or future start dates. You will need to register as a WEA student (nice, easy process) There will be 10 sessions/classes lasting 2 hours each. Time: 6.30pm - 9pm Tuesday evenings Tutor: Susan Streeter As these are WEA courses, you...
£75
Worcestershire
IDC is running a series of Workers Educational Association (WEA) sessions for those interested in learning to sew. This course runs for 10 weeks, please get in touch for availability on the current course and/or future start dates. You will need to register as a WEA student (nice, easy process) There will be 10 sessions/classes lasting 2 hours each. Time:10 am - 12:00 Tutor: Tara Butler As these are WEA courses, you may be eligible...
£75
Worcestershire
IDC is running a series of Workers Educational Association (WEA) sessions for those interested in learning to sew. This course runs for 10 weeks, please get in touch for availability on the current course and/or future start dates. You will need to register as a WEA student (nice, easy process) There will be 10 sessions/classes lasting 2 hours each. Time:10 am - 12:00 Tutor: Brenda Killigrew As these are WEA courses, you may be eligible...
£75
Worcestershire
UP-CYCLING FABRICS at Inkberrow Design Centre. This course runs for 10 weeks, please get in touch for availability on the current course and/or future start dates. Learn easy techniques to up-cycle. Each class teaches different skills needed to up-cycle clothing, fabrics and household items. These skills include basic sewing, printing, tapestry, applique, arts and crafts, designing, crochet, pattern reading, flower making, book making and lots more!. Create your own projects led by our up-cycling expert....
£10
Worcestershire
Fashion and design workshops for kids, in Redditch. Several afternoon and evening slots available - contact us for availability. A weekly session where you can learn to design and make your own clothes, either from scratch using commercial patterns or revamping old clothes. All garments made can be showcased on the catwalk at the NEC sewing for pleasure show. Please contact us by email or telephone to book a place! Over 25 years of fashion,...