Are you looking to develop skills in fashion, either for your own personal interest or to help you progress onto further or higher education? Maybe you have aspirations of a new career or starting your own business in the fashion industry, or maybe you just want to design your own clothes or learn how to style yourself. Our range of fashion courses include: fashion illustration, styling, design, developing fashion drawing skills and creating fashion accessories. Any questions? Contact our visual arts team on 020 7492 2700 Monday - Friday between 10am - 5pm.
Course Date: Sun 5 May 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Bring your own sewing project and be guided by an industry professional. Skills you could develop include - altering patterns to fit, couture sewing techniques, or guidance with creating a more complicated garment from a pattern.
Course Date: Tue 21 May 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Learn how to create your own hand made artwork into a photographic silk screen. Develop tactile printed layers through exploring opaque and transparent colour and special finishes such as foiling, flocking and relief effects.
Course Date: Fri 24 May 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Investigate mark making, layering and juxtaposing ideas through experimental drawings. Explore the importance of imaginative research and how to record it in a sketchbook. Develop versatile design ideas for textiles: interiors, fashion, stationery or text.
Course Date: Sat 1 Jun 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Using techniques inspired by kantha quilting, recycle your old favourite fabrics. Blend old and new materials with simple running stitch to create several exploratory samples or a small resolved piece.
Explore drawing and printing in the studio, before digitising and manipulating your designs using Photoshop. Suitable for students with a creative background. Photoshop experience preferred but not essential.
Course Date: Sun 30 Jun 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Investigate the different ways wax can be used on paper and fabric; create surface decoration using a range of resist techniques or alter the structure of a surface and experiment with translucency, structure and stitch.
Course Date: Thu 4 Jul 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Learn the basics of handweaving on a frame loom. Explore traditional rug making techniques to create raised surface decoration and handweaving in plain weave pattern. Create a series of samples, and design and create your own contemporary weave combining techniques.
Course Date: Sat 20 Jul 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Experiment with a range of heat transfer processes and hand painting methods. Develop initial ideas through mark-making and collage. Create fabrics or art works using a personal colour palette and embellish surface through foil print and simple stitch marks.
Course Date: Sat 27 Jul 2019 Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
Experiment with polychromatic print onto fabric and paper, exploring the creative potential of Procion dyes and silk screen printing. Processes include mark making, hand painting, resists, stencils and layering. Develop personal designs, textile samples and artwork.