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Is your creativity lying quietly inside you, under expressed? Schools generally don’t put much emphasis on nurturing innate creativity. If you’re a creative person, this can lead to a vague feeling of discontentment or restlessness. Many people have huge potential for artistic expression that just needs to be awakened.

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Giving your creativity freedom to grow is enormously rewarding, enriching and fulfilling. Taking this course gives you the vehicle for creative expression and the potential to gain extra reward by teaching others.

Sewing and home craft making are undergoing a revival.

Once you’ve mastered the techniques in this course, you can help others to reach their creative potential by getting groups together and teaching what you know. We prepare you to help others understand and practice new, rewarding skills. It’s an additional way to boost your income and also gives exposure for your own completed art works.

Learn from an expert, experienced teacher.

This course is written by a teacher of crafts to all ages with many years experience. You’ll learn invaluable strategies for relaying your knowledge and skills to others. It’s packed with tips on things like motivating students, identifying levels of skill & need and monitoring performance. You’ll feel confident to lead group workshops or give individual tuition. Safe use of materials and utilities in workshops is clearly explained along with invaluable advice on dealing with behaviour issues with children, like using storytelling and instilling good habits and routines.

The variety of skills you’ll learn allows for your own artistic personality to explore which area gives you most fulfilment. Maybe you’ll excel at all techniques. Seeing your truly wonderful, individual and creative finished pieces will make your spirit soar!

  • The TEDDY BEAR has a unique place in society, warmly welcomed into hearts worldwide. Watch video clips of the trickiest parts of bear making and read step by step instructions that will lead you comfortably through the whole project. Is there a bear in you waiting to be born? Or maybe thousands?!
  • SILK PAINTING - easy to master, stunning creations. Create mesmerising visual effects with a limitless ability to play with colour. We’ll talk you through the preparation, tools, techniques and finishing skills you need to complete stunning works of art in your own home.
  • DECOUPAGE - decorative finishes that transform ordinary items or furniture. Turn boring items into highly prized objects. Tools and materials needed are simple and inexpensive. Become an expert in no time with step by step instructions and video footage of decoupage in action.
  • ENGRAVED GLASS is universally loved as an adornment in homes, for prizes and as a gift for weddings, anniversaries and birthdays. Learn to create stunning finishes on glass pieces that could lead to a glittering future!
  • If you love the warm, reassuring look and feel of PATCHWORK, indulge in learning the skills involved. There are endless possibilities for patchwork art. A two level instruction guide shows you how to complete eye catching designs.

Enjoy learning these valuable skills and techniques in your own environment, at times that suit your schedule. You can be producing works of art or running classes sooner than you think! Get started right away – sign up today!

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International Certification

All our courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards - www.icoes.org - (accreditation number ICOES/00763/13/36). This gives our students assurance that our courses meet the highest standards for online education.

ICOES is the accrediting body responsible for establishing, maintaining and improving the educational standards of online teaching institutions. Your ICOES certificate allows you to prove to employers, colleagues and customers that your qualification is from a well run, ethical institution that meets the highest standards in online education.

Course Syllabus

Module 1: Know your students
  • The profile of students.
  • Learning styles of students.
  • The motivation of students.
  • Ways to motivate students.
  • The personal and learning needs of students.
  • Ways to meet the needs of students.
  • How to learn the craft.
  • Summary of the teaching of crafts.
  • Final recommendations of this module.
Module 2: How to plan and teach a course in crafts
  • The importance of planning.
  • Elements to consider when planning a course.
  • General guidelines when planning.
  • How to set goals.
  • The use of educational materials.
  • The use of teaching resources.
  • How to evaluate.
  • Checklist for planning a craft course.
  • Case study: How to teach a course in crafts.
Module 3: How to manage courses
  • The roles of the teacher.
  • The roles of the teacher before during and
  • after the workshop.
  • Group work.
  • Grouping of the members of the group.
  • How to give instructions.
  • Individualised education.
  • Tips for successful tutoring.
  • Final recommendations.
Module 4: How to teach children and teenagers
  • Why children and teens join craft courses?
  • Learning among young students.
  • Stages of child development.
  • How to help students stay focused.
  • Individual workshops with young students.
  • Case study: How to teach an individual class with a young student.
  • The reasons for bad behaviour in young students.
  • How to minimise bad behaviour.
  • How to combat behavioural problems.
  • Habits in the workshop: the implementation of routines.
  • Final recommendations
Module 5: How to teach older people
  • Why older people join craft courses?
  • Learning among the elderly.
  • Special needs.
  • Memory loss among the elderly.
  • Intergenerational programs.
  • Final recommendations.

Teddy bear

Module 6: Introduction
  • The technique for sewing plush fabric.
  • Where the tradition of making teddy bears comes from?
  • How to apply the type of ‘application’ you’ll be working on in this module.
  • The materials that you need.
  • The steps for making a teddy bear
Module 7: Patterns and templates
  • What a pattern is and how to interpret it.
  • The templates and how to make them.
  • View a video demonstration
Module 8: Mark and cout out Templates
  • How are templates marked on the fabric?
  • How many templates do you need to make?
  • Demonstration videos
Module 9: Sew the pieces
  • The type of stitching to use: Overcast.
  • How do you begin to sew?
  • Video a demonstration video.
Module 10: Join and assemble the pieces
  • How to assemble the pieces of the bear.
  • View Demonstration videos
Module 11: Position the accessories
  • What kinds of accessories are available?
  • How do you place the accessories on the bear?
  • Demonstration videos.
Module 12: FIll
  • What type of material to use as filling and how to fill the teddy bear.
  • View Demonstration video..
Module 13: Position the trimmings.Finish
  • How to close and finish the bear.
  • What kind of trimmings you can use?
  • View some Demonstration videos.

Silk painting

Module 14: Introduction
  • What is silk?
  • What is the technique of silk painting with salt?
  • Our proposed project.
  • The materials you need.
  • The steps for painting a silk scarf with salt.
Module 15: Preparing and Painting the Scarf
  • Learn what type of silk we use?
  • Learn what kind of paint we use?
  • View a video demonstration
Module 16: Sprinkle salt on the scarf
  • Learn what type of silk we use?
  • See how we put the salt on to the scarf.
  • View a video demonstration
Module 17: Set the colour. Finish
  • Learn how we set the colour on the silk scarf?
  • View a video demonstration.

Decoupage

Module 18: Introduction
  • Learn what the technique of decoupage is
  • Discover where the tradition of decoupage began
  • Look at a project that you’ll work on throughout this module
  • Examine the materials you need
  • Learn the steps for decorating a child’s chair with decoupage
Module 19: Object to decorate and type of paper
  • Learn what objects can be used for decorating.
  • Learn what kind of paper we apply.
  • From a video demonstration.
Module 20: Cut the paper
  • Learn how to cut the paper.
  • View a video demonstration.
Module 21: Paste the paper
  • Learn what glue we use to paste on the paper.
  • View a video demonstration
Module 22: Decorate the child’s chair
  • Look at decorations - what type and how to apply them.
  • View a video demonstration

Glass engraving

Module 23: Introduction
  • What is the process of engraving or etching on glass?
  • Where does the tradition of glass engraving come from?
  • The project we propose.
  • The materials you need.
  • The steps for glass engraving that we propose engravinga champagne glass.
Module 24: Choose and trace the design
  • What objects can be used to decorate with engraving?
  • What kind of drawing will you engrave?
  • What kind of engraving needle will you use?
  • From a video demonstration.
Module 25: Engrave the design
  • How to engrave the drawing.
  • View a video demonstration.
Module 26: Decorate the glass. Finish
  • How to decorate the glass?
  • View a video demonstration

Patch works

Module 27: Introduction
  • What is a Patchwork technique?
  • Where does the tradition of Patchwork come from?
  • The type of Patchwork application you’ll work on in this module.
  • The materials you need for this.
  • The steps for applying the patchwork on to a t-shirt.
Module 28: Patterns and templates
  • What is a pattern and how do you interpret it?
  • Templates and how to make them.
  • View a Video demonstration.
Module 29: Mark and cut out templates
  • How many templates do you need to create?
  • How templates are marked on the thermo-adhesive fabric?
  • Some demonstration videos.
Module 30: Sew the pieces
  • Types of sewing stitches used to sew the piece -
  • basting stitch and hidden stitching.
  • How to begin to sew the piece.
  • A Video demonstration.
Module 31: Position and sew pieces on the t shirt
  • How to assemble and sew the piece to the shirt.
  • A video demonstration.
Module 32: Decorate the t shirt
  • What kind of decorations you can use.
  • How you put the trimmings on to the shirt.
  • A video demonstration.
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€29 Creative Sewing & Crafts Teacher. Was €299.

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Is your creativity lying quietly inside you, under expressed? Schools generally don’t put much emphasis on nurturing innate creativity. If you’re a creative person, this can lead to a vague feeling of discontentment or restlessness. Many people have huge potential for artistic expression that just needs to be awakened.

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