Fashion design courses and workshops: want to develop your fashion design sense? Love clothes? Learn how to develop and sketch your ideas, gather inspiration from a range of influences and explore line, shape, colour and texture. Learn how to recreate the designs and styles in your imagination in 2D!
Come and use the selection of hat blocks available at Kerry Kernan Millinery.
This will enable you to create your own hat in a style that you would like. There are many styles that you can complete in a day but if you wish to create a design that would take longer I can book you in for a follow up day or your could book onto one of my hat making weekends.
If you want to try something new a try your hand at tartan, this weekend course will encompass a range of techniques though textiles, weaving and use of CAD software for you to design your tartan with full registration at the end of the session.
From colour to weave, we will guide you through the process of tartan design; this is a great gift for families, wedding, birthdays and graduations.
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Create your very own fascinator in this one day workshop in Meriden Village Hall, Meriden near Coventry.
You can learn lots of techniques using a fabulous material called sinamay, available in loads of gorgeous colours.
You can learn how to make:
Bows & loops
All materials will be provided plus a lovely hat box to take your finished design home with you!
Suitable for beginners & suitable for vegans!
A great opportunity to make a leather tote bag from scratch using one of our Rebecca-Jane patterns. We’ll walk you through how to use the pattern and the steps to creating your very own leather tote.
No need to bring anything but your lovely selves and possibly a camera & notepad to document your project.
You have the choice of either black or tan brown leather for your tote and we have a selection of...
On the 29/30th June the Drawing Circus is returning to Towersey and it’s going to even better than last year!
We are delighted to announce that the Drawing Circus will be returning to Towersey! The troupe of Brighton-based artists, models, art tutors, musicians and performers will be putting on another wonderfully spectacular and innovative event that is not to be missed!
There will be myth themed costumes, Alice in Wonderland outfits and lots more!
This is one of our most popular courses; a great introduction to making a professional leather bag. On this two-day course you will be walked through basic construction techniques required to make a leather bag from scratch.
On the first day you get to choose from 6 different bag shapes: 2 variants of each style (2 types of Hobo, 2 sizes of satchel, a tote/shopper, or a backpack).
We have pre-prepared Rebecca-Jane patterns for you...
Our short courses are a lovely way to try your hand at bag making using a machine. When you arrive, there’ll be a paper bag full of goodies waiting for you with all the components for your clutch bag, all cut and ready to be assembled.
No need to bring anything but your lovely selves and a camera for pics.
This course runs from 10.30am-2:30pm (including ½ hour lunch) or 1.30pm-5pm.
You have the choice...
Imagine going to a summer event this year and proud as punch wearing your fascinator, telling everyone, "I made this!"
Create your very own fascinator in this one day workshop. You can learn lots of techniques using a fabulous material called sinamay, available in loads of gorgeous colours, as well as veiling, beads and wire and crinoline.
You can learn how to make:
Bows & loops
All materials will be...
This leatherwork weekend taster workshop is for those interested in learning the skills of a traditional leatherworker.
Perfect for beginners, the leatherwork ‘ Weekend Taster’ gives you the opportunity to try your hand at many of the essential leatherworkers’ tools while developing skills that are part of everyday tasks in the workshop – you will then have the opportunity to put those skills into practice by making one, or two small hand-stitched leather items to...
Create your own Plate Tutu ,ideal for lovers of Ballet, Costume or Cosplay or 'Ballet Mums ! ' .Working with multiple layers of tulle, this is a rare opportunity to gain the specialist skills from an expert, to produce these unique garments. Some sewing in your own time is required if you wish to take full advantage of the course. You must have reached an intermediate level of experience working with patterns and constructing garments...