Annex A

Course Description
1. Name of course:
Textile Jewellery Workshop
2. What will the start time be? 7.00pm, 7.15pm, 7.30pm. If none of those, please state
time agreed:
3. How long is the course in hours and weeks – you can build this as you like to include
trips out, workshops, etc. as well as ‘classroom’ time.
10.00 – 4.00pm
4. What skills or qualifications does someone need to join the class – please be specific,
do not put ‘none’.
A desire to be creative with fabric and techniques. The ability to manipulate small pieces of
fabric. Good eyesight!! Due to the scale of the product. A basic grasp of English is beneficial.
4a. For language courses only
 What sort of verb competence do people need to have
 What sort of vocabulary competence do people need to have
 What sort of situation would people need to be able to cope with e.g. order a
coffee in a cafe, order a coffee in a cafe and cope with a question about that
order from the ‘waiter’, order a coffee in a cafe and maintain a short
conversation with the customer waiting to be served
5. What is the course about, what will it cover – the general description.
Applying surface decoration to fabric, using a variety of techniques- fabric painting, stencil, rubber
Using a selection of appliqué and couching techniques to create texture and interest.
Constructing a textile art brooch/pendent.
All can be achieved using hand sewing methods, but will demonstrate machine sewing methods too.
6. Please write a small catchy ad to advertise your course in the brochure. We will work
on this if necessary but it is better if you start the process to capture the right
information (60 words is a general guide).
Are you inspired by Kirsty Allsop and the decorative art of sewing? If yes, then this is the course for you. You
will learn how to become creative in this friendly course which will explore the different types of surface
decoration (fabric painting, stencilling, stamping, appliqué and couching) to produce an exciting new productTextile Jewellery. Some materials are included in the price of the course but you can buy additional items from
your tutor. It is recommended that you bring along any fabric offcuts especially any that sparkle!!
7. How will you teach – lectures, group work, discussion, practical workshops?
Practical Workshops
8. Will learners need to do work at home between sessions? If so describe what and
how much.
Non- if it is a stand alone workshop.
9. If someone successfully completes this course what will they be able to do?
Applying surface decoration and using a variety of construction techniques.
10. What is the next step for someone who does this course – what is the progression?
Build upon their textile knowledge by attending the other workshops or evening classes.
11. What materials will people need to bring along or buy from you?
Machine and embroidery sewing threads
General sewing box with scissors needles pins etc.
Small selection of fabric off-cuts especially sparkly/metallic
Would recommend they use their own machine as it is best to know how their own machine
operates.(however a machine is not necessary if they are happy to hand sew)
12. How much are people likely to spend on materials?
They can use recycled materials or choose to buy new fabric so it could range from £1-£5
I will sell them the brooch pins/pendant loop on the day.
Chains they will need to purchase from a retailer.
13. If you have an equipment list please include it here
Only the evening classes’ equipment list. (the same stock could be used and replace as and
when necessary)
We will add details of costs, how to get further information and say whether this information
confirms a booking or is just for information.