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Complete Crafts

Open Study College
Course summary
969 GBP
English
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Creative Crafts

Level 2:

 

Unit 1: Introduction to the basic principles of knitting

  • Yarns and knitting haberdashery
  • Casting on and off
  • Increasing and decreasing
  • Basic stitches
  • Joining pieces
  • Knitting project

Unit 2: Exploring needlecraft

  • Hand sewing
  • Machine
  • Selecting materials
  • Basting
  • Hemming
  • Tacking

Unit 3: Basic patchwork and quilting techniques

  • Selecting materials
  • Templates
  • Types of quilting stitches
  • Project

Unit 4: Card making, scrapbooking and decoupage

  • Making cards
  • Decorating
  • Scrapbooking
  • Decoupage
  • Projects

Unit 5: Homemade toiletries

  • Health and safety considerations
  • Equipment
  • Methods
  • Storage and use of completed toiletries
  • Projects

Unit 6: Candle making

  • Health and safety
  • Equipment
  • Methods
  • Project

 

Cake Making

Level 2:

 

Unit1: Chemistry and Baking

  • Basic chemistry of baking
  • Functions of the main ingredients
  • Cake chemistry
  • Gluten in baking

Unit2: Equipment

  • Equipment used for baking
  • Sieves
  • Electric mixers
  • Thermometers
  • Scales and measurers
  • Different types of tins
  • Liners
  • Cooling racks
  • Icing guns and smoothers
  • Spacers and levellers
  • Dowling, tiers and spacers
  • Piping and embellishing

Unit 3: Cake Types and Fillings

  • Textures of cakes
  • Types of cakes
  • Multi-tiered cakes
  • Sculpting cakes
  • Cupcakes
  • Layer cakes
  • Cake fillings

Unit4: Cake Design

  • Design a cake from scratch
  • Sketching
  • Selecting cake types
  • Equipment
  • Trial and error
  • Plan a cake
  • Potential obstacles

Unit5: Icing

  • Fondant icing
  • Royal Icing
  • Butter cream
  • Marzipan
  • Sugar paste
  • Ganache

Unit6: Sugar Craft

  • Introduction to sugar craft
  • Piping
  • Creating flowers and petals
  • Sugar paste
  • Modelling paste
  • Texture
  • Colour visual effects

 

Jewellery Making

Level 2:

 

Unit 1: Jewellery History and Design

  • History of jewellery in ancient civilizations
  • Develop design ideas
  • Design considerations for different pieces of jewellery
  • Design considerations for different materials

Unit 2: Jewellery Tools

  • Threading tools
  • Wire tools
  • Metal work tools

Unit 3: Beadwork

  • Different types of thread
  • Crimps in beadwork
  • Different knotting techniques in bead and threading work
  • The range of beads which can be used in beadwork

Unit 4: Working with Wire

  • Defining the term ‘findings’
  • Techniques used in wirework
  • Function of working with chains
  • Use of memory wire

Unit 5: Metalwork

  • Cutting
  • Filling
  • Joining
  • Texturing
  • Shaping
  • Finishing and polishing
  • Correct workshop set up for metalwork
  • Different types of metal and their applications that are used in jewellery
  • Metal work techniques
  • Finishing and polishing metalwork

Unit 6: Decoration

  • Application of stone types and their use in jewellery
  • Readymade settings and custom settings
  • Use of clay and resin in jewellery making and decoration
  • Use of found objects in jewellery making

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106.90 totalling 1,069

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