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. Introduction to feltmaking

    Introduction to feltmaking

    Course Date: Thu 17 Oct 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: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  2. Clothes making I

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 21 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to make a skirt from a simple pattern. You will be guided step by step to produce a garment in a fabric you choose, using easy techniques, and incorporating a zip and waistband.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  3. Designing textiles using Photoshop I

    Designing textiles using Photoshop I

    Course Date: Thu 24 Oct 2019 (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: £269.00
    Senior fee: £215.00
    Concession: £164.00

  4. Textiles: experimental hand stitch

    Textiles: experimental hand stitch

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 26 Oct 2019
    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

  5. Introduction to dye techniques

    Introduction to dye techniques

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 27 Oct 2019
    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: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  6. Illustrator for textile design I

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 31 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Practise the basic drawing tools you need to turn simple lines, shapes and colours into design elements for textile design. Learn vector-based skills using Adobe Illustrator software developing ideas. Suitable for beginners although basic computer skills are required.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  7. Textiles: stitch and applique

    Textiles: stitch and applique

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 31 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experiment and refine creative applique and stitch techniques in this intermediate surface course. Increase knowledge and skills extending ideas with layering techniques for fashion art or interior applications. Work to a brief or explore personal themes and concepts to develop your creative practice or project.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  8. Textiles: introduction to creative machine embroidery

    Textiles: introduction to creative machine embroidery

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 1 Nov 2019
    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

  9. Laser cut a tablet case in leather

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 4 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore drawing and laser cutting techniques creating your own tablet case design. Add simple surface patterns and textural dimensions using Adobe Illustrator software. Learn to develop your drawings and leave with finished designs and a completed product. Suitable for beginners but experience with computers is necessary.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. Clothes making II

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 13 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Practice working with a jersey / stretch fabric and sew a comfortable and wearable top from a pattern which can be adapted into a dress. Learn how to cut, sew and work neatly. Suitable for those with some sewing experience.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  14. Photoshop for textiles II

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 13 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Expand your skills and knowledge learning a new advanced technique each week experimenting with image manipulation for textile art. Develop your ideas learning special effects and developing your own brush tools. Prior experience of Photoshop is needed and is suitable for textile artists interested in digital textile art.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  15. 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

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