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Patchwork And Quilting

Learn the craft of patchwork and quilting through making samples and completing personal projects including both hand and machine stitching. All levels of experience are welcome for each term. Term1: Traditional and contemporary patchwork and quilting techniques. Term 2: Using appliqué in patchwork and quilting, Term 3: Using stitch and embellishment for patchwork and quilting. If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: MWEnquiries@marywardcentre.ac.uk or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon-Fri

20 September 2022 – 06 December 2022
Tuesday, 10:15 to 12:45
Course Code:1328
£195 / £68
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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17 January 2023 – 28 March 2023
Tuesday, 10:15 to 12:45
Course Code:1329
£179 / £63
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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25 April 2023 – 27 June 2023
Tuesday, 10:15 to 12:45
Course Code:1330
£163 / £57
10 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Clothes Upcycling And Alterations

Ever bought something and thought to yourself 'What If?' .Well here is your opportunity to make that 'What If' possible. Learn a few tips and tricks to creatively recycle your old clothes, or simply alter them to give you an individual look and comfortable fit. Places are limited so sign up as soon as possible. Scroll down to see what you will need to bring. We cannot provide materials and haberdashery so please collect what you need before the start of the course. If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: MWEnquiries@marywardcentre.ac.uk or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon-Fri

20 September 2022 – 06 December 2022
Tuesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1315
£234 / £82
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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17 January 2023 – 28 March 2023
Tuesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1316
£214 / £75
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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25 April 2023 – 27 June 2023
Tuesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1317
£195 / £68
10 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Introduction To Pattern Cutting

This course will teach you the essentials of flat pattern cutting such as how to lay a block on paper and to make pattern adaptions to realise your own designs. This course has different elements in each term. If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: MWEnquiries@marywardcentre.ac.uk or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon-Fri

20 September 2022 – 06 December 2022
Tuesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1310
£254 / £89
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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17 January 2023 – 28 March 2023
Tuesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1313
£233 / £82
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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25 April 2023 – 27 June 2023
Tuesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1314
£212 / £74
10 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Embroidery: Absolute Beginners

This Emboidery course has been designed to accommodate absolute beginners and is perfect for those who want to be inspired and get creative. No embroidery skills or experience is needed but basic hand sewing skills would be an advantage.

21 September 2022 – 07 December 2022
Wednesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1350
£234 / £82
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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18 January 2023 – 29 March 2023
Wednesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1351
£214 / £75
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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26 April 2023 – 28 June 2023
Wednesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1352
£195 / £68
10 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Intermediate Pattern Cutting Projects

This is a higher level course is aimed at pattern cutting/fashion students who have attended classes for at least three terms.

21 September 2022 – 09 November 2022
Wednesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1309
£254 / £89
8 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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18 January 2023 – 29 March 2023
Wednesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1311
£233 / £82
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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26 April 2023 – 28 June 2023
Wednesday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1312
£212 / £74
10 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Clothes Making

Learn how to make clothes from commercial patterns. You will construct a toile in calico from a basic skirt/trousers and bodice block to get the perfect fit. You will learn to lay and cut your fabric along with a range of sewing techniques to construct a simple garment of your choice. Term 1 - Ladies skirt/men's trousers. Term 2 - Ladies trousers (men's trousers). Term 3 - Ladies day dress (men's shirt).

26 September 2022 – 12 December 2022
Monday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1318
£234 / £82
12 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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16 January 2023 – 27 March 2023
Monday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1319
£214 / £75
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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24 April 2023 – 03 July 2023
Monday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1320
£176 / £61
9 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Knitting For All

Learn and develop the skills and techniques for various knitting projects. We will look at both traditional skills and contemporary ideas exploring the usual and unusual aspects of working with yarn. All levels of experience are welcome each term. .

01 November 2022 – 06 December 2022
Tuesday, 13:30 to 15:30
Course Code:1334
£78 / £28
6 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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17 January 2023 – 28 March 2023
Tuesday, 13:30 to 15:30
Course Code:1335
£143 / £50
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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25 April 2023 – 27 June 2023
Tuesday, 13:30 to 15:30
Course Code:1336
£130 / £46
10 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Sewing Machine Introduction

Spend a day getting to know the sewing machine and how to use it more effectively. Once you have completed this course you can sign up to one of our longer sewing courses to develop your skills. If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: MWEnquiries@marywardcentre.ac.uk or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon-Fri

19 November 2022 – 19 November 2022
Saturday, 10:30 to 16:30
Course Code:1322
£55 / £19
1 Meeting
42 Queen Square
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Make A Pattern From Your Favourite Garment

Re-create a pattern from your favourite garment without taking the original apart. We all own a favourite top or skirt that fits us just right. We wear it until it is almost worn out and then search the shops to find a replacement without success. This term long course will show you how to make your own pattern that you can use time and time again. If you would like enrol at the concession rate, please request and complete your enrolment by contacting: MWEnquiries@marywardcentre.ac.uk or calling 020 7269 6000 Mon-Fri

18 January 2023 – 29 March 2023
Wednesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1354
£214 / £75
11 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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26 April 2023 – 28 June 2023
Wednesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Course Code:1355
£195 / £68
10 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Embroidery Online

19 January 2023 – 30 March 2023
Thursday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1326
£214 / £75
11 Meetings
Online Course
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27 April 2023 – 13 July 2023
Thursday, 14:00 to 17:00
Course Code:1327
£234 / £82
12 Meetings
Online Course
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Knitting For Beginners And Improvers

Learn the skills and techniques for knitting and crochet. We will look at both traditional skills and contemporary ideas exploring the usual and unusual aspects of working with yarn. All levels of experience are welcome each term. Term 1: Learn the techniques through sample making and completing small projects. Term 2: Explore different yarns including making your own to use in projects. Term 3: Develop your skills and techniques, working on more challenging personal projects.

26 January 2023 – 30 March 2023
Thursday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1338
£195 / £68
10 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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27 April 2023 – 29 June 2023
Thursday, 18:00 to 21:00
Course Code:1339
£195 / £68
10 Meetings
42 Queen Square
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Sewing Machine Master Class - Facings, Interfacings, Interlings And Linings

If you make your own clothes but struggle a little with new techniques, or maybe you just need to refresh what you already know then the Master Class series is for you.

04 February 2023 – 04 February 2023
Saturday, 10:30 to 16:30
Course Code:1302CS
£55 / £19
1 Meeting
42 Queen Square
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Sewing Machine Masterclass - Darts, Tucks, Pleats And Gathers

If you make your own clothes but struggle a little with new techniques, or maybe you just need to refresh what you already know then the Master Class series is for you.

04 March 2023 – 04 March 2023
Saturday, 10:30 to 16:30
Course Code:1301CS
£55 / £19
1 Meeting
42 Queen Square
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