Textiles

From learning to print fabrics using different processes and techniques to creative stitch and embroidery, knitting and crochet, we offer courses at beginners level through to more advanced. Learn to make felt, create a quilt, or draw using the sewing machine. Create you own printed, embellished, or constructed textiles for application in fashion or interiors, or as textile art. Learn how to design and research for textiles and surface pattern, use repeats, or improve your drawing and sketchbook skills. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
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  1. Introduction to printed textiles

    Course Date: Tue 25 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Create your own textiles on this practical introduction to textile print processes. Explore block, transfer and silkscreen printing. Suitable for all levels.
    Full fee: £259.00
    Senior fee: £207.00
    Concession: £158.00

  2. Textiles: basics for beginners

    Textiles: basics for beginners

    Course Date: Tue 25 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get started with the basics of textiles by painting, printing and stitching fabric. Combine simple practical techniques with design work in colour, texture, pattern and composition.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  3. Hand knitting for beginners

    Hand knitting for beginners

    Course Date: Sat 29 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This intensive course will inspire a passion for hand knitting, colour and texture. The perfect way to get started. Basic materials included.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  4. Build textiles: mixed media

    Course Date: Tue 2 Oct 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Investigate mixed-media textiles through this project-based course which introduces a variety of materials, techniques and design processes. You will develop a creative portfolio of textile samples using sketchbook research and finally work towards a finished piece.
    Full fee: £389.00
    Senior fee: £389.00
    Concession: £237.00

  5. Designing textiles using Photoshop: stage 1

    Course Date: Wed 3 Oct 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Create patterns and designs for printed textiles which may then be printed on cloth. This course is ideal for beginners in Photoshop who are textile artists or designers, or for anyone interested in exploring pattern, colour and texture.
    Full fee: £329.00
    Senior fee: £263.00
    Concession: £201.00

  6. Introduction to print for fashion and textiles

    Course Date: Wed 10 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A valuable introduction to print design and production. Looking at contemporary fashion and textile examples you will consider the importance of scale, colour and process when planning a print project. You will experiment with simple block printing processes to create samples.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  7. Textiles and surface pattern: designing with collage

    Course Date: Sun 14 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experimental drawing exploration using paper collage. Develop creative ideas for textiles exploring texture, colour, proportion and composition through cutting, ripping, layering and 2D construction.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  8. Textiles: experimental hand stitch

    Course Date: Sat 20 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A contemporary approach to hand stitching and embroidery exploring a variety of traditional stitches and techniques. Create experimental and expressive samples using traditional and non-traditional materials.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £167.00
    Concession: £127.00

  9. Constructed textiles: introduction to dye and weave

    Course Date: Thu 25 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the basics of hand dyeing yarns. Colour your own yarn before learning some simple weaving techniques, experimenting with colour combinations. You will create a range of small sample pieces, showing different dye and weave techniques.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  10. Introduction to dye techniques

    Course Date: Sun 28 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Dip into colour, and learn a range of dye techniques. Using indigo, synthetic and natural dyes to practise dyeing of man-made and natural fabrics. You will finish the course with a unique collection of dye samples.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £146.00

  11. Textiles: introduction to creative machine embroidery

    Course Date: Fri 2 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover creative machine embroidery by making a range of experimental samples based on a theme. Explore and develop the effects created with different machine feet, thick and thin threads, tensions, free embroidery and appliqué.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  12. Introduction to embroidery for fashion and textiles

    Course Date: Wed 7 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A valuable introduction to embroidery stitches and techniques. Looking at contemporary fashion and textile examples you will create samples using these techniques and consider their suitability for fashion and textiles applications. Stitch by hand and machine will be introduced.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  13. Crochet for beginners

    Crochet for beginners

    Course Date: Sat 10 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn basic crochet techniques, make simple samples and learn how to follow patterns. Basic materials provided.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  14. Develop a textile sketchbook

    Course Date: Sun 25 Nov 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore colour, texture, pattern and composition in a working sketchbook using a variety of creative mixed media and design processes. Generate imagery from original sources, discover their potential and work toward developed textile designs.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

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