Sewing for Beginners

TheQEffectz Sewing course for beginners is a seven-unity course requires 1 hour to 5 hours of in-class work, and maybe five hours outside of class on study and other activities each over the 12 weeks’ session. Students taking this course should plan on spending up to 15 hours week on the course. Competencies will be listed for each class.

The course follows the Nigerian and International standards of how fabrics are joined together to create various designs and styles. It also pinpoints the most basic aspects of sewing. Because of how relevant this aspect of training is, we will spend much time on the various topics than others, on an average of about one week per topic.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  1. To acquaint students with the basic terminologies of sewing
  2. TO acquaint beginners with the common sewing methods, tools and their uses
  3. To acquaint students with various basic sewing projects
  4. To familarize students with creative ways of creating clothing styles.

GRADE POINT: 80%

MATERIALS, TOOL & EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:

  1. Good Internet connection
  2. Mobile phone or PC/Laptop
  3. Basic mathematics. Atleast you should be able to know how to add, subtract or multiply
  4. A sewing machine(A simple sewing with 1-3 basic stitches is fine for now)
  5. A sewing needle
  6. A couple of colored threads white and black inclusive
  7. A scissors
  8. Tailor’s chalk
  9. Tracing wheel
  10. Fabric of choice. Don’t worry, in every class, I’ll let you know what type of fabric you will need to work with.
  11. Rulers( French curve, hip and straight)
  12. Pencil/Pen/Market
  13. Measuring tape
  14. Measuring table
  15. Pressing iron( any is fine for now. It doesn’t have to be a steam iron)
  16. And your sheer destination to ace this class.

CONTACTING THE TUTOR

You can contact the tutor via:

Email address: quincy@theqeffectz.com

COURSE ACTIVITIES:

  • READING:

Most of the required reading will be reading of materials posted in each class. Reading additional e-books is recommended for every topic studied. The material presented by the tutor will seldom duplicate what is presented on these available e-books, so these books should be used as add-ons to complement the online class materials. The suggested books will be listed after each class. It is therefore best that you read and practicalize the contents of the suggested books before or after the dates of study proffered by the tutor.

To be able to read any of these e-books (after download) from your mobile devices, laptops or pcs, you will need an PDF, EPUB or DOC. Reader. Click here, if you do not already have these applications installed on the abovementioned devices.

Videos clips and Online video tutorials are incorporated into the beginners’ online courses. To view these clips or video tutorials, you will need a flash player and video player. To get any of this required application, Click here.

  • ASSIGMENTS & TESTS

Ungraded assignments for testing yourself on class explanations and other activities will be available at the end of every class. Answers and explanations will be proffered the next day in class by the tutor. Tests will however be prepared at the tutor’s discretion, day and time. Such tests will be made available as in-class quizzes. These quizzes will thus give you a good idea about how well you are learning the courses. These tests will be in the form of self-check quizzes of multiple choice answers. In the place of more practical quizzes, students will be expected to prepare projects, make a short video of how they were done and mail them to their tutors.

  • FINAL EXAMS:

These questions will be prepared towards the end of the session by the various tutors. Also, in the form of practicals, the students will be expected to submit in their works (which could be in the form of photos or videos) to be graded by tutors.

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Course Materials

Good Internet connection, Mobile phone or PC/Laptop, Basic mathematics. Atleast you should be able to know how to add, subtract or multiply, A sewing machine(A simple sewing with 1-3 basic stitches is fine for now), A sewing needle, A couple of colored threads white and black inclusive, A scissors , Tailor's chalk, Tracing wheel, Fabric of choice. Don't worry, in every class, I'll let you know what type of fabric you will need to work with., Rulers( French curve, hip and straight), Pencil/Pen/Market, Measuring tape, Measuring table, Pressing iron( any is fine for now. It doesn't have to be a steam iron) And your sheer destination to ace this class.

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