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Sewing Basics - MQF Level 1 - Creative Expression / Espressjoni Kreattiva

Duration
Delivered from October 2018 to January 2019 and from February and May 2019.
Entry Requirements
No particular entry requirements are necessary for this level.
Learning Outcomes

• Identify the tools required for basic sewing such as scissors, pinking shears, pins and needles, measuring tape, sewing machine, etc

• Use such tools to accomplish various tasks (e.g. use pinking shears to avoid woven material from fraying)
• Make basic stitches by hand
• Make use of information about sewing machines such as the tension, basic stitches, loading a bobbin, etc
• Thread a sewing machine and prepare for use
• Use own sewing machine and maintain it
• Take exact measurements of an object to be covered
• Take the necessary bodice measurements to be compared with the measurements of ready-made patterns
• Develop a simple pattern on tracing paper
• Transfer pattern onto textile and cut properly
• Cut fabric along its grain or in bias
• Sew in a straight line
• Align and stitch fasteners such as buttons and zippers
• Flatten seams using the iron set on the appropriate temperature
• Make a hand-stitched hem and/or using the sewing machine
• Neaten seam edges using appropriate method.
Methods of Teaching
Theory, hands-on sessions and tutorials.
General Objectives

N/A

Assessment/Feedback
Ongoing assessment, portfolio and final project.
Certification/Award
Vocational Education and Training Award in Sewing Basics. The National Commission for Further and Higher Education deems this VET Award (4 credits) to be at Level 1 of the MQF.
Access to next level of education/training
N/A
Code
Venue
Tutor/s
Start/End Date
Days and Time
CMSD033Msida Lifelong Learning Centre - Qrejten Str (annexe to Junior College)N/A05/10/2018 - 31/05/2019Friday 17:30-20:30
CMSD034Msida Lifelong Learning Centre - Qrejten Str (annexe to Junior College)N/A06/10/2018 - 25/05/2019Saturday 09:00-12:00
CMRH016Mrieħel Adult Learning Centre - B. Bontadini Str N/A04/10/2018 - 30/05/2019Thursday 17:00-20:00
CGHS012Għajnsielem Adult Learning CentreN/A04/10/2018 - 30/05/2019Thursday 17:00-20:00
CLC0035San Lawrenz Local Council - San Lawrenz Primary School AN/A01/10/2018 - 27/05/2019Monday 17:00-20:00
CLC0036Żejtun Local Council - Paolo Freire InstituteN/A03/10/2018 - 29/05/2019Wednesday 09:00-12:00
CLC0037Ħaż-Żebbuġ Local Council - St Ignatius College PrimaryN/A03/10/2018 - 29/05/2019Wednesday 17:00-20:00
CLC0038Birkirkara Local Council - Civic Centre N/A04/10/2018 - 30/05/2019Thursday 09:00-12:00

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