Type
14 courses
Fashion, Textiles & Sewing

Block Printing, Painting and Image Transfer for Textiles - Summer School

Learn the basics of one of the oldest types of printmaking in this one day workshop using block printing, free painting , image transfer using the heat transfer presser

22/07/2021 - Thu (10:00-17:00) - 1 weeks - £78.00 - C01970-202104

Clothesmaking - Absolute Beginners

Thursday Mornings (10.00-13.00) Course Information - Instance 202101 Have you always wanted to make your own clothes? On our exciting, practical course you will become confident in making garments to fit. You will learn how to use the sewing machine other tools to their best potential. If you are a total beginner, you'll reach a high level of competence by following a group project using a commercial pattern, plus choosing fabrics that compliment you. If you have a little clothesmaking experience, you will have the opportunity to join in with the group project...

26/04/2021 - Mon (18:30-21:30) - 10 weeks - £226.00 - C00173-202104

Clothesmaking - Intermediate

Our fun, practical course will ensure you become confident making garments to fit. You will reach a higher level of competence using commercial patterns, plus choosing fabrics and styles that compliment you. You can work on the class project of a pair of trousers but also have the opportunity to choose your own pattern to sew or learn the skills necessary to refit and restyle purchased garments.

20/04/2021 - Tue (10:00-13:00) - 12 weeks - £269.00 - C01263-202104
22/04/2021 - Thu (10:00-13:00) - 12 weeks - £269.00 - C01263-202105

Clothesmaking with Recycled Fabrics

Look at old clothes in a whole new way. From simple, practical alterations and stylish mending techniques to more ambitious re-making, gain the skills to give your wardrobe a creative make over!

29/04/2021 - Thu (14:00-17:00) - 10 weeks - £226.00 - C02161-202103

How to Use Your Sewing Machine - Beginners

Are you too nervous to start using your sewing machine? Don't worry, we can show you the basics! You can bring in your own sewing machine, or learn how to use one of our Berninas. You'll be shown how to do the basics, and also progress onto different techniques using some more unusual feet attachments on a sewing machine.

12/06/2021 - Sat (09:30-15:30) - 1 weeks - £53.00 - C00171-202104

Machine and Hand Embroidery for Art, Fashion & Interiors

Hand embroidery is a wonderful way to relax whilst creating beautiful outcomes, and nothing is more satisfying and time-saving than digital embroidery. On this course you will learn how to do both. You will be encouraged to think about uses and applications of embroidery then, in a one to one consultation with your tutor, you will decide on a personal project to work on for the duration of your course. You will be shown how to use unusual techniques, layer up fabrics, think about placement and generally explore what is possible with this brilliant, traditional craft.

26/04/2021 - Mon (10:00-13:00) - 10 weeks - £231.00 - C02246-202103

Pattern Cutting - Beginners

A new introductory course to pattern cutting, starting with the basics of measuring the body for a skirt, using the tools and equipment and understanding the terminology used. As an absolute beginner you will be shown how to draft a basic skirt block to your individual measurements and then trace this into a working pencil skirt pattern form. You will machine sew a toile in calico to check the fit of the skirt and make any adjustments. You will then have your own final skirt pattern to take home with you. Basic sewing machine skills and garment making knowledge would be an...

29/05/2021 - Sat, Sun (10:00-15:00) - 1 weeks - £105.00 - C02463-202103

Personal styling - Renew your Wardrobe

This course will be delivered online. Course outcomes

10/06/2021 - Thu (10:00-16:00) - ONLINE COURSE, see Additional Information - 2 weeks - £86.00 - C02635-202101

Sewing Techniques for Beginners – Basic Stitches and Seams

You will know how to use the sewing machine but maybe need a refresher on this and then aim to move on to learn sewing techniques used in the making of garments and home accessories.

24/04/2021 - Sat (10:00-15:00) - 1 weeks - £57.00 - C02508-202104
08/05/2021 - Sat (10:00-15:00) - 1 weeks - £57.00 - C02508-202103

Sewing Techniques for Beginners – Inserting Zips

You will know how to use the sewing machine but maybe need a refresher on this and then aim to move on to learn sewing techniques used in the making of garments and home accessories. Following the tutors? instructions and demonstrations in class, you will recap on setting up the sewing machine and the basic straight and zig zag stitches and backstitching. You will recap on how to sew straight using the machine guide and sewing the flat seam for inserting the zip. You will be guided step by step through sewing a lapped zip and an invisible zip for skirts and dresses, using appropriate...

03/07/2021 - Sat (10:00-15:00) - 1 weeks - £57.00 - C02506-202103

Shibori Dyeing Techniques for Clothing and Textiles

Learn the basics of this traditional method of Shibori dyeing technique. You will learn about the history of Shibori dyeing techniques as well as dyeing a number of samples that can be used in the future for personal projects.

23/07/2021 - Fri (10:00-17:00) - 1 weeks - £78.00 - C01971-202101

Shibori Dyeing Techniques for Clothing and Textiles - Summer School

Learn the basics of this traditional method of Shibori dyeing technique. You will learn about the history of Shibori dyeing techniques as well as dyeing a number of samples that can be used in the future for personal projects.

23/07/2021 - Fri (10:00-17:00) - 1 weeks - £78.00 - C01971-202101

Silk Painting for Handkerchiefs, Scarves and Cushions

Learn the basics of silk painting techniques in this one day introductory workshop. Silk Painting is an accessible and fun process, just be prepared to allow the dyes to flow and enjoy the vibrant colours.

22/07/2021 - Thu (10:00-17:00) - 1 weeks - £78.00 - C01969-202101

Silk Painting for Handkerchiefs, Scarves and Cushions - Summer School

Learn the basics of silk painting techniques in this one day introductory workshop. Silk Painting is an accessible and fun process, just be prepared to allow the dyes to flow and enjoy the vibrant colours.

22/07/2021 - Thu (10:00-17:00) - 1 weeks - £78.00 - C01969-202101