Koala Courses can help you find your creative self with workshops or one to one private tuition services across Hertfordshire (16+). Have fun whilst mastering a new technique. Our classes are small, very friendly and affordable allowing you to indulge in a fun and addictive hobby! Happy sewing. Please note: our website is currently in the process of getting a facelift, so if you need more information email us at Koala@KoalaCourses.com.
Dressmaking for beginners
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Koala Courses can offer bespoke customised training courses to industry groups, and created courses for individuals.
We offer a wide range of services including one to one tuition for as little as an hour or as long as you need, practical workshops for groups to learn specific skills or try a new creative activity, and executive level training tailored to your needs. We can create specific courses to meet your needs or the needs of your business.
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One way to familiarise yourself with a sewing machine is to start with small projects, such as hairbands. If you are a beginner and want to just get a grasp of how to use a sewing machine by starting with a simple sewing project, we can help.
If you have a particular sewing project in mind, email us with your ideas and we might be able to tailor a project to meet your sewing needs. We would be happy to help you discover your creative self.
What - Koala Courses runs painting and drawing workshops periodically (a list of upcoming workshops can be view here) for young and mature adults. Alternatively, we also offer one to one private tuition in a public space. So if there are no workshops running, why not register your interest and we will contact with our next available programmes. We are able to offer flexible arrangements, so contact us today.
Where - We offer our services across Hertfordshire, inc. St Albans, Harpenden, Welwyn Garden City, Stevenage, Letchworth, Knebworth, Hertford and Hitchin.
About - Our workshops are generally small (8 or less). Private one to one tuition rates are 30 pounds per hour* exluding the hire of a public space (*rates valid until December 2018; venue hire rates are typically range from 5 to 15 pounds per hr). We are able to offer one hour one to one tutorial sessions for 35 pounds per hour in Hitchin, dependent on availability. Please contact us for more information on group rates.
Age range - 16 years onward, as long as you are willing and enthusiastic.
What makes us unique - Aside from being passionate about what we teach, Koala Courses can offer STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) learning opportunities, specifically between the sciences and the arts. So even if you undertake a masterclass in colour theory, there might be a little scientific element to it. We also can deliver innovative, project-based learning such asArts Awards (Bronze & Silver) to learners up the age of 25 years, which are nationally recognised qualifications.
About your tutor: Your tutor first started sewing at the tender age of nine. Since then she has studied Couture Techniques at the Fashion Textile Museum (UK) and Draping Womenswear Design at Central St Martins, University of the Arts London (UK).