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 Colton Methodist Church, Leeds 15.
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:
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 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:...
This practical course is for anyone who has a personal or professional interest in fashion, vintage dressmaking or costume who would like to develop the knowledge and skills needed to produce their own made-to-measure corsets.
The course will begin with a number of structured technical classes.
As it progresses you will then be able to work on a more personal project, reflecting your style and interests.
On this course you will:
learn how to construct...
Corset Making for beginners to intermediate. You will need to have used a sewing machine before.
Come along and to make a fully fitted, boned, lined, and back-laced corset in a material of your choice. The Corset provides excellent support and bodyshaping, in my informative weekend Workshops. These corsets are created to be worn as outer or under garments and can reduce your waistline by upto 5 inches. I encourage all sizes from XXS to...
If you love clothes and have always wanted to develop your Fashion Design sense, this is a good place to start. Learn how to research and develop design ideas, draw inspiration from a range of influences and use a wide variety of materials and media to produce individual and original 2D work. You will be encouraged to think about Fashion in a fresh way and explore the use of shape, colour, texture, proportion, etc.
One week fashion design summer course for teenagers.
On this course you will learn how to create fashion concepts, taking your designs from an initial idea and sketch to a developed garment.
Nottingham is famous for its fashion industry, being the home of international designer Paul Smith and a host of innovative boutique stores. And NTU students have been winning awards at all the major fashion competitions for many years. So why not become part...
Three week course at Nottingham Trent University's renowned fashion knitwear department.
This practical course combines the two interconnected disciplines of fashion and textiles through the medium of knitted fabric design. Participants should be interested in creating the knitted fabric and exploring its potential within a fashion garment. You will experience industry-level resources, explore design processes, extend your portfolio and create some amazing new work.
And all this takes place in the centre of Nottingham, a...