AC8625

Create your own eco-friendly food wrapping

Alexander Centre, Tavistock

Who is this course for?

If you are fed up of using plastic food wrap then this course is for you! Design and create your own personalised beeswax fabric food wrapping. These fabric wraps can be used lots of times.

Course content

Design your own eco friendly food wrap by using beeswax and fabric.

Support and feedback

Your progress will be measured through: Continual “assessment” ie. Informal discussions at the beginning and throughout the course and by learners’ own evaluations at the end. Practical progress can be measured through development of the practical and design processes and course folder notes including photographs of work.

Additional costs and requirements

All tools and equipment are available to use, except for personal protective clothing – you will need your own apron or overall.

You may be eligible for a learner bursary if you can demonstrate that attending a course will improve your wellbeing. Eligibility is determined after a short interview with a member of our learning support team. You must be aged over 19 on 31st August 2018 and your household income below £15,276 to access this fund.

Will I have to do anything outside of the session?

Learners will be encouraged to gather inspirational and useful resource material at home ie. postcards, internet images, magazine cuttings etc. to use to develop ideas.

About the tutor

Franca Westaway has been doing all things arty from an early age, dyeing and painting fabrics and sewing and making clothes since she was 11 years old! She trained and worked in Fashion and before moving into arts, textile and food teaching when she came to the South West in the 1990s. Franca is passionate about helping others to gain creative skills and confidence, whatever their area of interest.

DaySaturday
Start date25 May 2019
End date25 May 2019
Start time14:30
End time16:30
Cost£15
Concessions not available
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