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Taking a line of stitching for a walk

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Course Title:

Taking a line of stitching for a walk

Course Number:

CZNO I31101


Distance Learning Course

Learning Area:



Level 1 (Mixed)


Jeni Smith

Start Date:

05 May 2021

End Date:

05 May 2021

Session Time(s):

Wednesday between 11:00 and 12:00

Total Sessions:


Total Hours:


Class Size:

Between 8 and 14 learners.


NOTE: This course has already finished.

Course Information

This is an online course taught via Zoom

What will I be learning?

How to make different marks with stitches that represent taking a walk in the park without leaving your home.

Does the course lead to a qualification?


What does the course involve?

Artist Paul Klee said “A line is a dot that went for a walk”

An embroidery is simply taking a line for a walk – we will experiment with making lines, marks and patterns that represent a walk in the park using a needle and thread.

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone who would like to take a virtual walk in a safe, relaxed atmosphere whilst connecting with other creative people.

This course is part of the wellbeing programme so whether you are feeling well right now and want to maintain that or you are feeling like you want to be in that creative space but are not feeling great then you too are welcome.

What do I need?

  • Spectacles for close work
  • Pen
  • Plain paper
  • Any drawing materials you have

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

  • An electronic device of your choice connected to the Internet 
  • An email address  
  • Headphones or speakers and microphone (these can be built into your device) 

Are there any additional costs?


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.

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 and sign up, it's free and well worth a look!

Progression within DALS

There are a host of creative classes in the main programme and well worth a look in our brochures. You can build your confidence with me in mindful crafts and then progress on to other classes which can be explored in the last sessions.

On completion of this course, you could progress to:

  • Mindful Hand stitching
  • Creative diaries
  • Mindful doodling to improve your mental health awareness

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!

Venue Information

Distance Learning Course


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


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