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. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Recycled fashion: textile embellishment and print

    Recycled fashion: textile embellishment and print

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 8 Feb 2020
    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 including the Japanese Boro Boro technique.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  5. Introduction to fashion sketchbook

    Introduction to fashion sketchbook

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 16 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the process of creating a fashion sketch book, a very important aspect of design. Develop techniques in how to collect, research, record and process fashion design ideas.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  6. Sewing on Sundays II

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 16 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Continue making clothes with this shirt making course. Choose a classic fitted womens’ style, or a loose fit unisex version. Long or short sleeves possible. You must be able to use a sewing machine, intermediate level.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  7. Photoshop for fashion design

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 19 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to use Photoshop to transform patterns and images onto fashion templates and clothing. Understand how to warp designs and texture enabling you to create mock-ups designs onto actual fabric and garment models. Intermediate experience with Photoshop and textile design necessary.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  8. Introduction to felt making: colour, shape and composition

    Introduction to felt making: colour, shape and composition

    Course Date: Thu 20 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop a personal approach to feltmaking, experimenting with colour blending, pre-felts and nuno. Generate initial ideas from simple mark making and collage exercises. Using a personal colour palette to develop samples, working towards a finished piece.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  9. Illustrator for textile design II

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 21 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Expand your knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, creating intricate and decorative design elements for textile design. Use a range of drawing and colouring tools refining your skills, developing design variations and colourways. Ideal for textile designers or artists with some experience exploring new applications.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  10. Interior sewing project: soft furnishings

    Course Date: Tue 25 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to use the sewing machine and be inspired to make a range of items including table runners and cushion covers, curtains, storage sacks and aprons. Giving new ideas to the home. All levels welcome.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  11. Laser cutting for fashion fabrics

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 26 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore digital craftmanship using laser cutting techniques producing textiles for fashion applications. Understand the manufacturing possibilities by sampling and testing paper and fabrics, developing a variety of textile patterns. Work to a brief or personal project. 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: £152.00

  12. Textiles: frame loom weaving

    Textiles: frame loom weaving

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 28 Feb 2020
    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.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  13. Crochet for improvers

    Crochet for improvers

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 7 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Ideal if you know how to crochet but want to progress from the basic stitches. Learn advanced techniques such as shaping, working in the round, cluster stitches and reading patterns.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  14. Textiles and surface pattern: understanding repeats

    Textiles and surface pattern: understanding repeats

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 15 Mar 2020
    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

  15. Embroidery and embellishment for fashion and textiles

    Embroidery and embellishment for fashion and textiles

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 15 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to the world of embroidery and embellishment. Explore a concept of your choice through experimentation with embroidery and embellishment techniques using hand and machine methods.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

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