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. Illustrative embroidery for textiles

    Illustrative embroidery for textiles

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 17 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your embroidery skills in both hand and machine stitching. Create a range of samples, learn how to transfer designs to cloth, explore design ideas, experiment with fabrics and threads.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £140.00

  2. Textiles: digital surfaces

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 18 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop an undertanding of digital textile technologies and fabrications for surface design. Gain skills and experiment with fusing digital design and techniques. Work to a brief or explore personal themes and concepts to develop your creative practice or project. Suitable for intermediate level.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  3. Sewing on Sundays III

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 21 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Bring your own sewing project and be guided by an industry professional. Skills you could develop include - altering

    patterns to fit, couture sewing techniques, or guidance with creating a more complicated garment from a pattern.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  4. Textile and surface pattern: from drawing to digital print

    Textile and surface pattern: from drawing to digital print

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 22 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore drawing and printing in the studio, before digitising and manipulating your designs using Photoshop. Suitable for students with a creative background. Photoshop experience preferred but not essential.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  5. Shibori into stitch

    Shibori into stitch

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 3 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Building on simple dye techniques, combine Japanese Shibori dyed samples with stitch. Layer up stitch processes with applique and freeform embroidery to create rich surfaces which can be taken on to further projects.

    You do not need to have completed VX470 Introduction to Shibori to enrol on this course.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  6. Make a Kimono

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 6 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join this upper intermediate sewing class and learn how to cut and make a unisex fashion version of this classic Japanese garment.

    You will carry out basic pattern amendments and leave with a completed kimono jacket- different length options available.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  7. Textiles: playing with paper

    Textiles: playing with paper

    Course Date: Mon 13 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Work with paper using origami, folding, pleating, creasing, crushing, slicing, piercing, colouring to create dynamic surfaces. Great for collage, book arts, textiles and sketchbook activity.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  8. Woven textiles: experimental dye and colouring

    Woven textiles: experimental dye and colouring

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 15 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore experimental dyeing techniques with hand weaving developing intriguing textures, colour and surfaces. Develop your understanding of yarns, dyed textiles mixing the two creating unique art pieces or samples for interior or fashion.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  9. Constructed textiles with basketry and felt

    Constructed textiles with basketry and felt

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 15 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Random weave basketry techniques worked together with felting processes can be used to investigate and explore relationships between internal and extrenal space, structure and surface. For complete beginners, and students with experience of basketry and/or felting.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £169.00

  10. Print and dye: polychromatic fabric printing

    Print and dye: polychromatic fabric printing

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 18 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experiment with polychromatic print onto fabric and paper, exploring the creative potential of Procion dyes and silk screen printing. Processes include mark making, hand painting, resists, stencils and layering. Develop personal designs, textile samples and artwork.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £149.00

  11. Textiles: waxed surfaces

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 19 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Investigate the different ways wax can be used on paper and fabric; create surface decoration using a range of resist techniques or alter the structure of a surface and experiment with translucency, structure and stitch.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £167.00
    Concession: £127.00

  12. Textiles: indigo shibori dyeing

    Textiles: indigo shibori dyeing

    Course Date: Mon 20 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Produce your own indigo hand dyed fabrics using pleating, stitch and wrapping methods. Explore the magical combination of indigo dye and shibori resist techniques.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  13. Textiles: monoprinting and hand stitch

    Textiles: monoprinting and hand stitch

    Course Date: Mon 27 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experiment with a range of mono printing techniques; painted, wiped and drawn, onto fabric. You will use these techniques with appliqué, manipulation and hand stitch to layer and build exciting dimensional surfaces, exploring pattern and texture.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  14. Illustrated stitch: a masterclass with Rosie James

    Illustrated stitch: a masterclass with Rosie James

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Draw from your own photographs of people and buildings then learn how to stitch those drawings on to cloth using a sewing machine. Add fabric to create a completed contemporary textile artwork.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £127.00

  15. Try it out: nuno felting

    Try it out: nuno felting

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 2 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore this stunning Japanese process of bonding fine fabrics to fine merino wool fibres. Working with white silk and cotton fabrics and colour wool fibres, you will produce a series of lightweight and textured samples. All materials provided.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

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