Textiles Courses in London

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.
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  1. Hand knitting for improvers

    Hand knitting for improvers

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Take your knitting beyond simple stocking stitch, adding colour and texture by playing with stitches, stripes and learning techniques such as lace and Aran knitting.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  2. Collage sketchbook

    Collage sketchbook

    Course Date: Tue 19 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore and develop creative methods with collage for use in Textiles and Fine art. Create surfaces using drawing, mark making and mixed media. Collect visual research and develop ideas in a personal sketchbook.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  3. Develop a textile sketchbook

    Develop a textile sketchbook

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 24 Nov 2019
    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: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  4. City Lit textiles: surface, structure, stitch

    City Lit textiles: surface, structure, stitch

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020 (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: £399.00
    Senior fee: £399.00
    Concession: £243.00

  5. Experimental screen printing for textiles

    Experimental screen printing for textiles

    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop painterly approaches to textile screen printing using open screen techniques, monoprinting, and direct painting on to screen and cloth with dyes. Imaginatively explore dye and pigment, mark, colour, texture and surface.
    Full fee: £269.00
    Senior fee: £269.00
    Concession: £269.00

  6. Designing textiles using Photoshop I

    Designing textiles using Photoshop I

    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Create patterns and designs for printed textiles which may then be printed onto cloth. This course is ideal for beginners in Photshop who are textile artsits or designers, or for anyone interested in exploring pattern, colour and texture.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £213.00

  7. Introduction to Shibori dyeing

    Introduction to Shibori dyeing

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 16 Jan 2020
    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

  8. Crochet for beginners

    Crochet for beginners

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 18 Jan 2020
    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

  9. Laser cutting for textile fabrication

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 18 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop an understanding of new fabrications using laser cutting processes, exploring surface manipulation. Sample using digital and hand techniques using materials to create 2D and 3D textural surfaces or structures. Suitable for learners new to laser cutting, yet some experience on Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is required.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £249.00

  10. Hand stitched textiles: Indian influence

    Hand stitched textiles: Indian influence

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 19 Jan 2020
    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: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  11. Introduction to printing with natural dyes

    Introduction to printing with natural dyes

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 19 Jan 2020
    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

  12. Designing textiles using Photoshop II

    Course Date: Thu 30 Jan 2020 (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: £349.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £213.00

  13. Laser cutting for fashion and accessories

    Course Date: Wed 5 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore digital manufacturing using laser cutting techniques producing surface decoration for accessory and fashion garments. Test and sample using fashion templates before cutting onto fabrics developing for a collection. Suitable for learners new to laser cutting, yet some experience on Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, is required. Understanding fashion construction is advantageous.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  14. Textiles: natural dye and colour

    Textiles: natural dye and colour

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 6 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Expand knowledge of sustainable processes and colour principles with this intermediate natural dye course. Develop colour mixing and define your palette for your practice or project. Increase awareness and skills extending ideas while creating for fashion art or interior applications.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  15. Introduction to laser cutting for paper and fabric

    Introduction to laser cutting for paper and fabric

    Course Date: Fri 7 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A short introductory course in laser cutting, ideal for beginners or anyone wishing to add innovation to his or her own creative projects. You will learn simple software techniques using Adobe Illustrator to convert your design ideas into a variety of laser cut samples and small personal projects.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

Can't see a course you want?

Add this category to your waiting list to set up alerts and we will update you when new courses are released online.

Add to your waiting list