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Community Quilting

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Course Title:

Community Quilting

Course Number:

CZNO I10344

Venue:

Distance Learning Course

Learning Area:

Arts

Level:

Level 1 (Mixed)

Tutor(s):

Philippa Larkam

Start Date:

02 November 2020

End Date:

23 November 2020

Session Time(s):

Monday between 11:00 and 12:30

Total Sessions:

4

Total Hours:

6

Class Size:

12 learners.

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NOTE: This course has already finished.

Course Information

This is an online course taught via Zoom

What will I be learning?

The theme for the community quilt is to use all the colours of blue. The design will use an improvisational patchwork technique based on log cabin blocks. The blocks can be made by hand sewing or a sewing machine. 

The course is over 4 weeks – 1 ½ hours per week. 

The sessions will be delivered on Zoom.

Contact philippa.larkam@derby.gov.uk  with any questions

Does the course lead to a qualification?

No

Who is the course for?

Anyone who would like to learn some patchwork and quilting techniques and work collectively on a quilt. It is suitable for beginners and intermediate patchworkers.

What do I need?

  • Fabrics: collect a selection of blue cotton fabrics which can include old shirts, dresses, tablecloths, and patchwork fabrics from your stash or bought.
  • Thread: Cotton thread in blue/white
  • Hand Sewing Needle: #7 or 9 embroidery
  • Scissors for fabric
  • Sewing machine (optional)

The blocks will be unfinished at 10”x10” (25cm x 25cm) – one of your blocks will be donated for the Community Quilt

To connect to your online course via Zoom, you will need:

  • An electronic device of your choice connected to the Internet
  • An email address 

Are there any additional costs?

Yes the cost of the fabric and threads

How will I know how I am progressing during the course?

At DALS, we use an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to set and review targets and provide feedback, enabling continual reflection and evaluation throughout the course. Learners will also receive verbal and/or written feedback on marked work. Learners will use their ILP to help track and monitor their own progress towards set goals, to support personal development and achievement.

There is no formal exam, although there is continual evaluation throughout the course.

Can I have help in the class?

At enrolment, it is important that you tell us if you have a learning difficulty or disability and require support. Learners declaring a support need will be referred for an assessment. If an enhanced support need is confirmed, a Support Package will be offered, to assist your progress in your learning and development, specific to your assessed needs.

How is this course supported by DerbyLearn?

DerbyLearn is a learning platform that supports and complements most classes. To find out more, please go to www.derbylearn.net and sign up, it's free and well worth a look!

Progression within DALS

On completion of this course, you could progress to:

  • Small Sewing Projects
  • Creative Hand Stitching
  • Certificate in Textiles

Health and Wellbeing

The slogan you see on our brochures and leaflets is:   meet  enjoy  learn  achieve .

This is because we believe that taking part in adult and community learning can open the door to new friendships, give you something enjoyable and worthwhile to do with your time, enable you to learn something new and give you a sense of achievement. That's got to make you feel good!

Volunteering opportunities

We have a number of rewarding volunteering opportunities both within DALS and with other organisations. These can offer you a number of benefits, including the ability to enhance your employment prospects, and the ability to learn whilst supporting others.If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering opportunities, please contact DALSenquiries@derby.gov.uk. You can also find information on volunteering opportunities on our noticeboards and website.

Venue Information

Distance Learning Course

Address:

Derby Adult Learning Service, Online Learning Course, DE0 0NA

Crèche:

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Enrolment Information

In Person

If you would like more information about this course or wish to enrol, please contact via:

Enrolment Centre:

Online Learning

Opening Times:

Distance learning

Address:

Derby Adult Learning Service, Online learning course, DE24 9DE   Find Us

Telephone No:

01332 956565

Email:

DALSenquiries@derby.gov.uk

By Email

Send your enrolment enquiry to DALSenquiries@derby.gov.uk.

More Information

For more information about this course, please contact us on 01332 956565.

Fees

Category A Fee:

FREE

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Note: Please bring evidence of eligibility for fee reduction to the first class.

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