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!
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 at Carlton Hill Quaker Meeting House.
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:
"Felted Mobile Phone/Glasses case" course: This is a complete beginner or experienced artist workshop
Design and make a beautiful felted Mobile Phone or Glasses Case during this enjoyable and relaxing workshop taught by a professional artist. Come and learn the Art and Craft of the ancient felting technique. Explore wet felting process as well as experiment with various fibres and colours. Find out how to make 3D seamless felt. So, why not spend a Sunday...
This day course is the perfect opportunity to be creative. A mix of sculpture, art and design all in one course. A full taster day of leather caving, moulding, stamping and dying, resulting in an amazing masterpiece you'll be proud to take home! Not too challenging, but plenty of fun and a fantastic introduction to this ancient art.
Mask moulds and additional leather will be available to purchase, for students who would like to continue...
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 very own fascinator in this one day workshop in Hampton in Arden, Solihull.
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!
Booking in advance...
Learn the tools to develop and manage your personal style, including dressing for your style and body shape. This course will look at style techniques, accessories and colour to enhance your image.
Who is this course for
This course is designed for women wishing to develop their personal fashion style or those wanting to revamp their image to a style of dressing that suit their life style. The course is also ideal for those returning...
Come and learn how to create a simple small straw base, and how to decorate and embellish your design by sculpting and shaping the remaining straw.
This course will look at different types of finishes including folded and rolled edges and creating flowers and sculptural shapes for decoration, using straw.
Our Half day Jewellery taster sessions are aimed at complete beginners and are taught at :
Unit Fifteen a Creative hub for mix media, Jewellery and Glass based at the beautiful historic grade 2 listed building at Ocean studios on the Royal William Yard in Devon.
Perfect for small groups and anyone wishing to try something new. No prior experience is necessary.
Four workshops to choose from starting price from £45 per person for a...
Learn the practical skills and knowledge to construct fashion garments. You choose to make three items from the options below:
Top, blouse, shirt or simple jacket a waistcoat and a skirt
Top, blouse, shirt or simple jacket a waistcoat and a pair of trousers
One piece dress, a waist slip and a waistcoat.
You will also complete design and research units as well as folder work to support your garments.
During the course you will:...
IDC are working in association with Leicester College to bring you a range of Level 1 City & Guilds Awards and Certificates.
This course is for a Level 1 Award in Fashion Sampling Techniques. You will learn to create samples which demonstrate your knowledge of garment construction, such as hems, sleeve insertions, hand sewn seams, etc.
The Award includes 30 guided teaching hours.
The Award usually retails at £395, however if you book via IDC...