Fashion & textiles

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. Start sewing

    Start sewing

    Course Date: Tue 1 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn essential sewing skills. Use a needle and thread, scissors and pins to make basic stitches. Progress to using a sewing machine safely and confidently to make simple seams and hems, insert a zip and make a simple pencil case.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £85.00

  2. Textiles and surface pattern: drawing and design development

    Textiles and surface pattern: drawing and design development

    Course Date: Fri 4 May 2018
    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.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £191.00
    Concession: £146.00

  3. Colour and abstract design for textiles and surface pattern

    Course Date: Sat 12 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A creative exploration of colour and abstract design for textiles. Explore and develop your understanding of colour mixing using paper dyes to create your own abstract imagery. Tutor: Louise Anderson.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  4. Set design and model making for beginners

    Set design and model making for beginners

    Course Date: Sat 19 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to work in scale to create accurate set design models . This will include working from theatre plans, modelling techniques, then making a small scale fully finished section of a model in 1:25 scale. Skills transferable to hobby model-making. Tutor: Keith Orton.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  5. Printed textiles: photo screen and special effects

    Printed textiles: photo screen and special effects

    Course Date: Tue 22 May 2018
    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.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  6. Hand knitting: take your skills further

    Course Date: Sun 27 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Designed to introduce and facilitate a passion for hand knitting, colour and texture. Learn advanced textural stitches and explore colour, striping and unconventional materials. For improvers and advanced knitters.

    Tutor: Claire Montgomerie.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

  7. Textiles by project

    Course Date: Sun 3 Jun 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Use the creative environment and equipment of our textile studio to drive your own textile projects forward. Individual tutorials, discussions and technical demonstrations provide constructive feedback and support throughout. Print, transfer dye, stitch and mixed media.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  8. City Lit advanced textiles

    Course Date: Sat 29 Sep 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Take your textiles to another level with this stimulating two year course. Open up new perspectives for your work as you explore a range of technical and visual research methods in response to a theme. These will include approaches to drawing, contextual studies, mixed media, dye and print, stitch and constructed textiles. You will be supported throughout by regular tutorials and workshops that stretch your individual textile practice. The course will culminate in an offsite exhibition at the end of year two. Applications for this course will be reviewed in the first week of July and then we'll be in touch to arrange an informal interview so you can discuss the course further and show us examples of your work. The first set of interviews will take place on the 10th and 11th of July 2018. Further interview dates will be arranged closer to the time.
    Full fee: £2,149.00
    Senior fee: £1,719.00
    Concession: £1,311.00

  9. Designing textiles using Photoshop: stage 1

    Course Date: Mon 16 Apr 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Create designs for printed textiles, which may then be printed on cloth. This course is ideal for beginners in Photoshop who are textile artists, designers, or interested in exploring pattern, colour and texture.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  10. City Lit textiles: colour, print, pattern

    Course Date: Wed 25 Apr 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore various ways of colouring and printing onto fabric through this project based course. Introducing techniques and design process develop a portfolio of textile samples , a sketchbook of research and aim towards finished work.
    Full fee: £459.00
    Senior fee: £367.00
    Concession: £280.00

  11. Fashion: advanced sewing skills

    Course Date: Mon 14 May 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Practice working with silk, fine or any luxury fabric to sew a summer dress or party wear from a pattern. Learn how to cut, sew and work neatly. Suitable for those with some sewing experience.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  12. Textiles: recycle fabrics using kantha stitch

    Textiles: recycle fabrics using kantha stitch

    Course Date: Sat 19 May 2018
    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. Tutor: Amarjeet Nandhr.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £109.00

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