Fashion & Textiles Courses in London

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.
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  1. Designing textiles using Photoshop: stage 2

    Course Date: Thu 17 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn intermediate Photoshop and design techniques in order to develop your textile design skills, gain clearer creative direction and expand your portfolio. This intensive textile design course is an ideal progression for those who have completed ' Designing textiles using Photoshop: stage 1'.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  2. Introduction to printing with natural dyes

    Introduction to printing with natural dyes

    Course Date: Sun 20 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover contemporary techniques of printing onto fabric with natural dyes. Through demonstrations, personal exploration, and individual tuition you will learn how to use mordents and natural dye colours, and transform your textile designs into prints.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  3. Leather fashion accessories

    Leather fashion accessories

    Course Date: Sun 20 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to a range of construction and decoration techniques for hand-stitched leather accessories. Explore the decorative qualities of vegetable-tanned leather and learn how to make belts, cuffs and a purse or small bag in firm leather. Tutor: Katherine Pogson.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £182.00

  4. City Lit textiles: surface, structure, stitch

    City Lit textiles: surface, structure, stitch

    Course Date: Wed 23 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Investigate textile structures and surfaces through this project based course. Develop an experimental portfolio of 2 and 3D stitched samples, sketchbook research and aim towards a finished piece.
    Full fee: £499.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £304.00

  5. Introduction to Shibori dyeing

    Course Date: Thu 24 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Shibori is an exciting way of using traditional resist techniques to create unique patterns and shapes whilst dyeing fabric. We will explore folding, tieing, and stitching materials, before immersing them in synthetic and natural dyes.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  6. Feltmaking: colour, texture and 3D structures

    Course Date: Fri 15 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the techniques of this fundamental fabric. Make connections with textiles, jewellery, painting and sculpture. Draw with wool fibre, create fabrics for textiles, fashion and interiors and construct 3D forms for jewellery and sculpture.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  7. Recycled fashion: textile embellishment and print

    Course Date: Sat 16 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Reclaim your old fabrics and breathe new life into unused clothing by exploring textile surface manipulation techniques and print methods.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  8. Sewing on Sundays: improvers

    Sewing on Sundays: improvers

    Course Date: Sun 24 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Start making clothes with this unisex shirt pattern. Take measurements correctly, choose the right pattern size, lay out and cut pattern pieces, sew contour darts, invisible zip, sleeves and neck facings. You must be able to use a sewing machine!
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  9. Sewing for interior projects

    Course Date: Tue 26 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Become familiar with the sewing machine, learning how to thread up and use the machine safely and competently. Practice machine stitching different seams, hems and inserting a zip. Basic materials included.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  10. Experimental embroidery for fashion and textiles

    Experimental embroidery for fashion and textiles

    Course Date: Wed 27 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A creative and non-traditional approach to hand embroidery, exploring stitch techniques and materials in your own personalised way to leave an impression on an existing garment or textiles piece.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  11. Textiles: basics for beginners

    Textiles: basics for beginners

    Course Date: Thu 28 Feb 2019
    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: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  12. Hand stitched textiles: Indian influence

    Course Date: Sat 2 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Inspired by the richly embroidered textiles of India (Punjab and Rajasthan), examine traditional methods such as mirror work, embroidery and appliqué. Experiment and play with these techniques to create contemporary samples.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £167.00
    Concession: £127.00

  13. Textiles and surface pattern: understanding repeats

    Course Date: Sun 17 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the basics skills of repeat patterns including straight repeats, drop repeats and complex repeats in this fun and hands on course. Build repeats using drawing and printing, then move onto creating hand printed textile samples. Suitable for all levels.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  14. Make a leather bag

    Make a leather bag

    Course Date: Tue 19 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Start the new season with a custom made bag! Learn to adapt a pattern, cut out, attach buckles and other fittings, and construct your own bag in firm hide.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £146.00

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