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Learn to Use Your Overlocker

West Herts College
Course summary
1 week
45 GBP excl. VAT
Part time
Leisure / Fun Classes
Next available date: 29/01/2021 - Hemel Hempstead
Course Dates
Hemel Hempstead
45 GBP

Hemel Hempstead
45 GBP

Course description

Learn to Use Your Overlocker

This course will show you how to get the best out of your overlocker and give you the skills to use it with confidence. Overlockers, also known as sergers, give a professional finish when garment making and are particularly useful when sewing stretch fabrics. This course will cover how to thread an overlocker, understanding tensions, adjusting cutting widths, neatening and turning corners. You will need to bring your own overlocker.

Suitability - Who should attend?

There are no formal entry criteria for this course. Students will need an overlocker to take part in the course.

Our part-time provision is designed primarily for adult students, aged 19 and over. Students aged 16 to 18 may be allowed to enrol on the course at the discretion of the Head of Admissions and Head of School.

Training Course Content

The following techniques may be covered on the day; this will depend upon any prior knowledge students may have and time limitations:

  • Basic threading
  • Understanding tensions
  • Adjusting cutting widths
  • Understanding differential feed
  • 3 and 4 thread seams
  • Neatening
  • Narrow seams
  • Rolled hem
  • Turning corners
  • Lettuce edging

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West Herts College

West Herts College

Here at West Herts College, we’re committed to lifelong learning. We have a great range of courses to help you get qualified, boost your prospects or enjoy some leisure time. You’ll have access to our professional facilities, plus all the...

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West Herts College

Watford Campus, Hempstead Road, Watford, Herts
WD17 3EZ

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