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1. Fashion Design and Dressmaking: Learn Fashion Design And Dressmaking 

This course will give you a complete understanding of fashion design and dressmaking. You will be guided through the history and principles of the subject, the formulation and presentation of ideas, the design process, understanding the materials and tools you’ll work with, and creating your own garments.

To gain an enhanced appreciation of fashion you will learn where it’s been and how it has evolved into what it is today. You’ll look at how changes in social landscape and economics have necessitated development within the fashion industry. You’ll learn the skills required to be successful, the different kinds of professions and specialities in the industry, and the benefits of a formal education in fashion.

Good fashion design is based on certain rules of aesthetic. You will explore the basic principles of aesthetics, including proportion, balance, harmony, rhythm, repetition, radiation, scale, gradation, emphasis and contrast. From this, you will understand the importance good aesthetics have in enhancing and refining creative elements in fashion.

Lines, form, shape, texture, pattern and colour. These are the elements that determine the features of a dress and distinguish one style from another. Through studying the Fashion Design and Dressmaking Course you will gain an appreciation of each of these elements and how they come together.

It is important to be able to clearly express your ideas before the manufacturing of a garment begins. This course will talk you through presenting your ideas through hand drawings and computer software and the details that should be included for specific markets.

Success in fashion relies on a solid understanding of the design process. The Fashion Design and Dressmaking Course talks you through the importance of being able to predict fashion trends, gaining inspiration, and using colour boards and sketchbooks to formulate ideas.

The course talks you through the art of dressmaking and how to work through a brief with a client so that you know exactly what they want and can help them to make decisions. You will learn how to study the structure of the wearer, design the clothes, and select appropriate fabrics and embellishments.

Dressmaking requires certain basics tools, most of which can be found in a typical sewing kit. From safety pins to dressmaker’s dummies, the Fashion Design and Dressmaking Course talks you through all of the equipment that you need, outlining the importance and function of each item.

You will learn about the various types of fabric, their specific qualities and common uses, how to care for and prepare each, and the additional materials used in the creation of various garments. The course provides a guide to the amount of fabric that you need to create some classic garments, such as skirts, dresses and blouses and describes some of the tools and techniques used to mark and cut cloth.

You have two methods of putting your garments together at your disposal – manual sewing and machine sewing. The Fashion Design and Dressmaking Course talks through some of the equipment used in sewing, it provides illustrated guidance on some basic manual stitches and explains how to use a sewing machine.

In addition to all you will learn about fashion and dressmaking, the course provides classic layouts for common garments, including dresses, skirts, tops, trousers, and jackets. For each layout, the course discusses the design of the garment and explains what you will need and how to make each one.

2. Sewing: Learn Basic And Advanced Sewing Techniques

Learn basic and advanced sewing techniques, a range of machine and hand stitching types, the equipment you need and how to use it, how to measure correctly and choose the right fabrics, how to follow commercial patterns and create your own, and how to build a business. You’ll even put your new-found skills to practice in 8 guided projects to get your portfolio started off.

For some, the most off-putting part of learning to sew is getting to grips with the sewing machine itself. The Sewing Course begins by removing all trepidation, teaching you the basic parts and functions of your sewing machine, no matter which brand you have. You will quickly learn how to operate a sewing machine, including how to thread the bobbin and thread your sewing machine, and even gain the confidence to troubleshoot any minor problems that may arise, and understand how to care for your machine.

Another area that may at first seem baffling, is the array of tools available to the sewer. The course introduces you to the basic tools and accessories that you need to have in your sewing basket and outlines what each does.

Before working on a garment for yourself or a client, it is important to take accurate measurements. You will learn how to correctly measure women and men and the importance of rechecking measurements as years go by, to allow for changes in weight or body shape.

Although the Sewing Course will teach you how to create your own custom-made projects, a great way to learn the basic principles of garment creation is by following commercial patterns. A skill every good sewer should possess, following commercial patterns, offers hands-on practice of the sewing techniques that you will use in with your own designs. This course shows you how to understand and follow commercial patterns.

Choosing a fabric for your project is an important step, as choosing incorrectly can ruin the look and feel of what you had envisaged. This course reviews natural and man-made fabrics, explaining the characteristics of various types of each and the ways in which they should be prepared for a project.

The Sewing Course provides practical instruction on basic and advanced sewing techniques including pressing, pinning, cutting, and marking fabric, how to insert a zipper, make buttonholes, and how to sew closures, such as hooks-and-eyes and snaps.

Basic hand and sewing machine stitches are covered comprehensively. Although sewing machines can sew many types of stitch, it is still important to learn how to make very basic hand stitches, as there are instances when machine sewing would be too aggressive for the fabric type or more difficult to use. You will learn how to employ a variety of hand and machine stitches and gain an understanding of when each should be used.

Whether you think you can draw or not, sketching is the quickest and most effective way of getting your ideas down and finessing them, making it an important skill to develop. You will learn the simple steps to getting an idea out of your mind and onto pattern paper, ready to be made.

The course takes all the skills you have learned and combines them into several projects for you to follow, all of which will help you to develop the various techniques you have learnt. Each project gives you a summary of the item that you will make, the materials you’ll need, and the skills you’ll develop, before giving you step-by-step guidance on how to create the piece. The fully-guided projects included in the course are:

  • Small Decorative Pillow
  • Placemat
  • Patchwork Table runner
  • Headband
  • Fashion Scarf
  • Pouch
  • Pin Cushion
  • Infinity Scarf

With your new skill set in place, the Sewing Course provides you with advice on setting up a business selling your items and services. You will learn how to find your niche, devise a business plan and create goals, track expenses and sales, and advertise and market your business.

3. Knitting: From Knitting Novice To Business Owner

This 3-part Knitting Course takes students from novice, to designer, to business-owner, through 17 fully-illustrated, hands-on modules.

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Course Fast Facts:

  1. All courses are easy to follow and understand
  2. Unlimited lifetime access to course materials
  3. Study as many courses as you want
  4. Delivered 100% on-line and accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  5. You can study from home or at work, at your own pace, in your own time
  6. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

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The Fashion Design and Dressmaking 3 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Fashion Design and Dressmaking Online Course

 

Module 1: The Fashion Industry

  • Part 1: The Evolution of Fashion Design Over Time
  • Part 2: Entering the Industry – Opportunities for All
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: The Role of Aesthetics in Fashion Design

  • Part 1: Importance of Aesthetics
  • Part 2: Principles of Aesthetics
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Elements of Fashion Design

  • Part 1: Elements of Fashion Design
  • Part 2: Texture
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Presenting Fashion Design Ideas

  • Part 1: Drawing Manually
  • Part 2: Tips for Effective Drawing
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: The Process of Fashion Design

  • Part 1: Predicting Fashion Trends
  • Part 2: Designing a collection
  • Part 3: Designing a Single Garment
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: The Basics of Dressmaking

  • Part 1: Principles Governing Dressmaking
  • Part 2: Selecting Material
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Tools required for dressmaking

  • Part 1: The Basic Sewing Kit
  • Part 2: Basic equipment needed
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Preparing the Fabric

  • Part 1: Types of Fabrics
  • Part 2: Other Materials Required
  • Part 3: Marking the Fabric
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Sewing

  • Part 1: Sewing Manually
  • Part 2: Sewing with a Machine
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Classic Layouts for Common Garments

  • Part 1: Dresses
  • Part 2: Skirts
  • Part 3: Tops
  • Part 4: Pants
  • Part 5: Jackets
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 10 Assessment

Course 2 - Certificate In Sewing Online Course

Module 1 – Sewing Machine Basics & Your Sewing Station

  • Part 1: Sewing Machine Basics
  • Part 2: Basic Sewing Machine Parts
  • Part 3: Hand Drawn Model of A Basic Sewing Machine
  • Part 4: Setting Up a Sewing Station
  • Part 5: Troubleshooting Your Sewing Machine
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 – Tools of the Trade

  • Part 1: For Sewing
  • Part 2: For Marking and For Cutting
  • Part 3: For Measuring and For Pressing
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 – Measurements

  • Measurements
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 – Commercial Patterns

  • Part 1: Many Types of Commercial Patterns
  • Part 2: Cutting Pattern Pieces
  • Part 3: Selvage and Grain
  • Part 4: Interfacing & Lining
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 – Fabrics

  • Part 1: Fabric Types
  • Part 2: Man-Made Fibres
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 – Techniques

  • Part 1: Techniques
  • Part 2: Pinning & Cutting your Pattern
  • Part 3: Cutting & Marking Lining
  • Part 4: Ironing Interface & Lining
  • Part 5: Attaching Lining to Material
  • Part 6: Stitching Pivot Points
  • Part 7: Top Stitching Panels
  • Part 8: Joining Seams
  • Part 9: Attaching Belt Loops
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7 – Basic Hand and Sewing Machine Stitches

  • Part 1: Hand Stitches
  • Part 2: Creating Back Stitches
  • Part 3: Sewing Machine Stitch
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8 – Advanced Sewing Techniques

  • Part 1: How to Sew Curves
  • Part 2: Pleats
  • Part 3: Sewing Machine Buttonholes
  • Part 4: How to Sew on a Snap
  • Part 5: Sewing a Zip into a Cushion
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9 - Simple Sketching and Pattern Making

  • Simple Sketching and Pattern Making
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10 – Decorative Pillow

  • Making a Basic Pillowcase
  • Decorative Pillow

Module 11 – Patchwork Placemat

  • Patchwork Placemat

Module 12 – Patchwork Table Runner

  • Patchwork Table Runner

Module 13 – Headband

  • Headband

Module 14 – Fashion Neck Scarf

  • Fashion Neck Scarf

Module 15 – Pouch

  • Pouch

Module 16 - Pin Cushion

  • Pin Cushion

Module 17 – Infinity Scarf

  • Infinity Scarf

Module 18 – Starting a Sewing Business

  • Part 1: Finding Your Sewing Niche

  • Part 2: Name Your Business
  • Module 18 Assessment

Course 3 - Certificate In Knitting Online Course

Module 1: Materials

  • Part 1: Needles
  • Part 2: Yarns
  • Part 3: Notions
  • Part 4: Essential Kit
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Basics I

  • Part 1: Getting Started
  • Part 3: The Purl Stitch
  • Part 2: The Knit Stitch
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Basics II

  • Part 1: Taking the Next Steps
  • Part 3: Cast Offs
  • Part 2: Cast Ons
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Beyond the Basics: Essential Techniques

  • Part 1: Time to Shape Up
  • Part 2: Picking Up Stitches
  • Part 3: Joining Yarns
  • Part 4: Knitting in the Round
  • Part 5: Fixing Mistakes
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Working With Patterns

  • Part 1: Your Roadmap to Finished Objects
  • Part 2: Reading Patterns
  • Part 3: Reading Charts
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Finishing and Care

  • Part 1: Knitting decreasing and into back of loop
  • Part 2: Knitting Decreasing
  • Part 3: Finishing and Making Up
  • Part 4: Seaming
  • Part 5: Caring for Hand Knits
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Advanced Techniques

  • Part 1: Time to Delight
  • Part 2: Cables
  • Part 3: Brioche
  • Part 4: Stranded Knitting
  • Part 5: The Basket Weave
  • Part 6: Button Holes
  • Part 7: Cable Knitting
  • Part 8: Twisted Cords & Cable Right/Left
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Introduction to Design

  • Part 1: Why Design?
  • Part 2: Design Tips
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Scarves

  • Part 1: Why Scarves?
  • Part 2: Designing Your Scarf
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Baby Blankets

  • Part 1: Snuggle Up
  • Part 2: Designing Your Afghan
  • Module 10 Assessment

Module 11: Toys

  • Part 1: Making Time for Play
  • Part 2: Designing Your Toy
  • Module 11 Assessment

Module 12: Socks

  • Part 1: Sock It to Me
  • Part 2: Choosing Yarns
  • Module 12 Assessment

Module 13: Jumpers

  • Part 1: Jumping Into Jumpers
  • Part 2: Further Design Considerations
  • Module 13 Assessment

Module 14: Business Foundations

  • Part 1: Ready, Steady, Go
  • Part 2: Market Research
  • Module 14 Assessment

Module 15: Budgeting and Finances

  • Part 1: Budgets, Prices, and Finances, Oh My
  • Part 2: Finding Financing
  • Module 15 Assessment

Module 16: Sales and Advertising

  • Part 1: Is Anybody Out There?
  • Part 2: Social Media
  • Module 16 Assessment

Module 17: Business Planning

  • Part 1: Business Planning
  • Part 2: Copyrights
  • Module 17 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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About this Course

Get Fashion Design and Dressmaking, Sewing, and Knitting in this Bundle

1. Fashion Design and Dressmaking: Learn Fashion Design And Dressmaking 

This course will give you a complete understanding of fashion design and dressmaking. You will be guided through the history and principles of the subject, the formulation and presentation of ideas, the design process, understanding the materials and tools you’ll work with, and creating your own garments.

To gain an enhanced appreciation of fashion you will learn where it’s been and how it has evolved into what it is today. You’ll look at how changes in social landscape and economics have necessitated development within the fashion industry. You’ll learn the skills required to be successful, the different kinds of professions and specialities in the industry, and the benefits of a formal education in fashion.

Good fashion design is based on certain rules of aesthetic. You will explore the basic principles of aesthetics, including proportion, balance, harmony, rhythm, repetition, radiation, scale, gradation, emphasis and contrast. From this, you will understand the importance good aesthetics have in enhancing and refining creative elements in fashion.

Lines, form, shape, texture, pattern and colour. These are the elements that determine the features of a dress and distinguish one style from another. Through studying the Fashion Design and Dressmaking Course you will gain an appreciation of each of these elements and how they come together.

It is important to be able to clearly express your ideas before the manufacturing of a garment begins. This course will talk you through presenting your ideas through hand drawings and computer software and the details that should be included for specific markets.

Success in fashion relies on a solid understanding of the design process. The Fashion Design and Dressmaking Course talks you through the importance of being able to predict fashion trends, gaining inspiration, and using colour boards and sketchbooks to formulate ideas.

The course talks you through the art of dressmaking and how to work through a brief with a client so that you know exactly what they want and can help them to make decisions. You will learn how to study the structure of the wearer, design the clothes, and select appropriate fabrics and embellishments.

Dressmaking requires certain basics tools, most of which can be found in a typical sewing kit. From safety pins to dressmaker’s dummies, the Fashion Design and Dressmaking Course talks you through all of the equipment that you need, outlining the importance and function of each item.

You will learn about the various types of fabric, their specific qualities and common uses, how to care for and prepare each, and the additional materials used in the creation of various garments. The course provides a guide to the amount of fabric that you need to create some classic garments, such as skirts, dresses and blouses and describes some of the tools and techniques used to mark and cut cloth.

You have two methods of putting your garments together at your disposal – manual sewing and machine sewing. The Fashion Design and Dressmaking Course talks through some of the equipment used in sewing, it provides illustrated guidance on some basic manual stitches and explains how to use a sewing machine.

In addition to all you will learn about fashion and dressmaking, the course provides classic layouts for common garments, including dresses, skirts, tops, trousers, and jackets. For each layout, the course discusses the design of the garment and explains what you will need and how to make each one.

2. Sewing: Learn Basic And Advanced Sewing Techniques

Learn basic and advanced sewing techniques, a range of machine and hand stitching types, the equipment you need and how to use it, how to measure correctly and choose the right fabrics, how to follow commercial patterns and create your own, and how to build a business. You’ll even put your new-found skills to practice in 8 guided projects to get your portfolio started off.

For some, the most off-putting part of learning to sew is getting to grips with the sewing machine itself. The Sewing Course begins by removing all trepidation, teaching you the basic parts and functions of your sewing machine, no matter which brand you have. You will quickly learn how to operate a sewing machine, including how to thread the bobbin and thread your sewing machine, and even gain the confidence to troubleshoot any minor problems that may arise, and understand how to care for your machine.

Another area that may at first seem baffling, is the array of tools available to the sewer. The course introduces you to the basic tools and accessories that you need to have in your sewing basket and outlines what each does.

Before working on a garment for yourself or a client, it is important to take accurate measurements. You will learn how to correctly measure women and men and the importance of rechecking measurements as years go by, to allow for changes in weight or body shape.

Although the Sewing Course will teach you how to create your own custom-made projects, a great way to learn the basic principles of garment creation is by following commercial patterns. A skill every good sewer should possess, following commercial patterns, offers hands-on practice of the sewing techniques that you will use in with your own designs. This course shows you how to understand and follow commercial patterns.

Choosing a fabric for your project is an important step, as choosing incorrectly can ruin the look and feel of what you had envisaged. This course reviews natural and man-made fabrics, explaining the characteristics of various types of each and the ways in which they should be prepared for a project.

The Sewing Course provides practical instruction on basic and advanced sewing techniques including pressing, pinning, cutting, and marking fabric, how to insert a zipper, make buttonholes, and how to sew closures, such as hooks-and-eyes and snaps.

Basic hand and sewing machine stitches are covered comprehensively. Although sewing machines can sew many types of stitch, it is still important to learn how to make very basic hand stitches, as there are instances when machine sewing would be too aggressive for the fabric type or more difficult to use. You will learn how to employ a variety of hand and machine stitches and gain an understanding of when each should be used.

Whether you think you can draw or not, sketching is the quickest and most effective way of getting your ideas down and finessing them, making it an important skill to develop. You will learn the simple steps to getting an idea out of your mind and onto pattern paper, ready to be made.

The course takes all the skills you have learned and combines them into several projects for you to follow, all of which will help you to develop the various techniques you have learnt. Each project gives you a summary of the item that you will make, the materials you’ll need, and the skills you’ll develop, before giving you step-by-step guidance on how to create the piece. The fully-guided projects included in the course are:

  • Small Decorative Pillow
  • Placemat
  • Patchwork Table runner
  • Headband
  • Fashion Scarf
  • Pouch
  • Pin Cushion
  • Infinity Scarf

With your new skill set in place, the Sewing Course provides you with advice on setting up a business selling your items and services. You will learn how to find your niche, devise a business plan and create goals, track expenses and sales, and advertise and market your business.

3. Knitting: From Knitting Novice To Business Owner

This 3-part Knitting Course takes students from novice, to designer, to business-owner, through 17 fully-illustrated, hands-on modules.

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Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

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The Fashion Design and Dressmaking 3 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate In Fashion Design and Dressmaking Online Course

 

Module 1: The Fashion Industry

  • Part 1: The Evolution of Fashion Design Over Time
  • Part 2: Entering the Industry – Opportunities for All
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: The Role of Aesthetics in Fashion Design

  • Part 1: Importance of Aesthetics
  • Part 2: Principles of Aesthetics
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Elements of Fashion Design

  • Part 1: Elements of Fashion Design
  • Part 2: Texture
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Presenting Fashion Design Ideas

  • Part 1: Drawing Manually
  • Part 2: Tips for Effective Drawing
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: The Process of Fashion Design

  • Part 1: Predicting Fashion Trends
  • Part 2: Designing a collection
  • Part 3: Designing a Single Garment
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: The Basics of Dressmaking

  • Part 1: Principles Governing Dressmaking
  • Part 2: Selecting Material
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Tools required for dressmaking

  • Part 1: The Basic Sewing Kit
  • Part 2: Basic equipment needed
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Preparing the Fabric

  • Part 1: Types of Fabrics
  • Part 2: Other Materials Required
  • Part 3: Marking the Fabric
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Sewing

  • Part 1: Sewing Manually
  • Part 2: Sewing with a Machine
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Classic Layouts for Common Garments

  • Part 1: Dresses
  • Part 2: Skirts
  • Part 3: Tops
  • Part 4: Pants
  • Part 5: Jackets
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 10 Assessment

Course 2 - Certificate In Sewing Online Course

Module 1 – Sewing Machine Basics & Your Sewing Station

  • Part 1: Sewing Machine Basics
  • Part 2: Basic Sewing Machine Parts
  • Part 3: Hand Drawn Model of A Basic Sewing Machine
  • Part 4: Setting Up a Sewing Station
  • Part 5: Troubleshooting Your Sewing Machine
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2 – Tools of the Trade

  • Part 1: For Sewing
  • Part 2: For Marking and For Cutting
  • Part 3: For Measuring and For Pressing
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3 – Measurements

  • Measurements
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4 – Commercial Patterns

  • Part 1: Many Types of Commercial Patterns
  • Part 2: Cutting Pattern Pieces
  • Part 3: Selvage and Grain
  • Part 4: Interfacing & Lining
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5 – Fabrics

  • Part 1: Fabric Types
  • Part 2: Man-Made Fibres
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6 – Techniques

  • Part 1: Techniques
  • Part 2: Pinning & Cutting your Pattern
  • Part 3: Cutting & Marking Lining
  • Part 4: Ironing Interface & Lining
  • Part 5: Attaching Lining to Material
  • Part 6: Stitching Pivot Points
  • Part 7: Top Stitching Panels
  • Part 8: Joining Seams
  • Part 9: Attaching Belt Loops
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7 – Basic Hand and Sewing Machine Stitches

  • Part 1: Hand Stitches
  • Part 2: Creating Back Stitches
  • Part 3: Sewing Machine Stitch
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8 – Advanced Sewing Techniques

  • Part 1: How to Sew Curves
  • Part 2: Pleats
  • Part 3: Sewing Machine Buttonholes
  • Part 4: How to Sew on a Snap
  • Part 5: Sewing a Zip into a Cushion
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9 - Simple Sketching and Pattern Making

  • Simple Sketching and Pattern Making
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10 – Decorative Pillow

  • Making a Basic Pillowcase
  • Decorative Pillow

Module 11 – Patchwork Placemat

  • Patchwork Placemat

Module 12 – Patchwork Table Runner

  • Patchwork Table Runner

Module 13 – Headband

  • Headband

Module 14 – Fashion Neck Scarf

  • Fashion Neck Scarf

Module 15 – Pouch

  • Pouch

Module 16 - Pin Cushion

  • Pin Cushion

Module 17 – Infinity Scarf

  • Infinity Scarf

Module 18 – Starting a Sewing Business

  • Part 1: Finding Your Sewing Niche

  • Part 2: Name Your Business
  • Module 18 Assessment

Course 3 - Certificate In Knitting Online Course

Module 1: Materials

  • Part 1: Needles
  • Part 2: Yarns
  • Part 3: Notions
  • Part 4: Essential Kit
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: Basics I

  • Part 1: Getting Started
  • Part 3: The Purl Stitch
  • Part 2: The Knit Stitch
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Basics II

  • Part 1: Taking the Next Steps
  • Part 3: Cast Offs
  • Part 2: Cast Ons
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Beyond the Basics: Essential Techniques

  • Part 1: Time to Shape Up
  • Part 2: Picking Up Stitches
  • Part 3: Joining Yarns
  • Part 4: Knitting in the Round
  • Part 5: Fixing Mistakes
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Working With Patterns

  • Part 1: Your Roadmap to Finished Objects
  • Part 2: Reading Patterns
  • Part 3: Reading Charts
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Finishing and Care

  • Part 1: Knitting decreasing and into back of loop
  • Part 2: Knitting Decreasing
  • Part 3: Finishing and Making Up
  • Part 4: Seaming
  • Part 5: Caring for Hand Knits
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Advanced Techniques

  • Part 1: Time to Delight
  • Part 2: Cables
  • Part 3: Brioche
  • Part 4: Stranded Knitting
  • Part 5: The Basket Weave
  • Part 6: Button Holes
  • Part 7: Cable Knitting
  • Part 8: Twisted Cords & Cable Right/Left
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Introduction to Design

  • Part 1: Why Design?
  • Part 2: Design Tips
  • Module 8 Assessment

Module 9: Scarves

  • Part 1: Why Scarves?
  • Part 2: Designing Your Scarf
  • Module 9 Assessment

Module 10: Baby Blankets

  • Part 1: Snuggle Up
  • Part 2: Designing Your Afghan
  • Module 10 Assessment

Module 11: Toys

  • Part 1: Making Time for Play
  • Part 2: Designing Your Toy
  • Module 11 Assessment

Module 12: Socks

  • Part 1: Sock It to Me
  • Part 2: Choosing Yarns
  • Module 12 Assessment

Module 13: Jumpers

  • Part 1: Jumping Into Jumpers
  • Part 2: Further Design Considerations
  • Module 13 Assessment

Module 14: Business Foundations

  • Part 1: Ready, Steady, Go
  • Part 2: Market Research
  • Module 14 Assessment

Module 15: Budgeting and Finances

  • Part 1: Budgets, Prices, and Finances, Oh My
  • Part 2: Finding Financing
  • Module 15 Assessment

Module 16: Sales and Advertising

  • Part 1: Is Anybody Out There?
  • Part 2: Social Media
  • Module 16 Assessment

Module 17: Business Planning

  • Part 1: Business Planning
  • Part 2: Copyrights
  • Module 17 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

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