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There are hundreds of nationally recognized Professional qualifications & training courses from the worlds leading education providers. Course objectives should lead to teaching methods and student interest.

Costume design assistant, dressmaker, fashion designer and fashion photographer are all careers that may rely on the skills taught through the pursuit of an education in textile. Participants may learn several useful skills associated with weaving, fabrics, dyeing and more in order to become successful in the fashion world.

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Introduction to Pattern Cutting

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Part time 10 weeks March 2018 United Kingdom London

On this course, you will learn the fundamentals of pattern cutting, experimenting with dart manipulation using basic blocks. Each process of cutting you will undergo will be followed by documenting the process both photographically and with machine sewn samples, creating a valuable technical file, suitable for job and university interviews. [+]

Introduction to Pattern Cutting

On this course, you will learn the fundamentals of pattern cutting, experimenting with dart manipulation using basic blocks. Each process of cutting you will undergo will be followed by documenting the process both photographically and with machine sewn samples, creating a valuable technical file, suitable for job and university interviews.

Course Requirements

Minimum age: 18 years of age, English proficiency: intermediate and eligible to study in the UK.

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Course in Pattern Making: Pants

The Cut Fashion Design Academy
Campus Full time 2 days February 2018 Canada Vancouver

During this 2-day Pattern Making workshop, students will learn how to draft a pant block from measurements and use that block to draft different styles of pants. [+]

During this 2-day Pattern Making workshop, students will learn how to draft a pant block from measurements and use that block to draft different styles of pants. Students will learn:

how to make pant rules how to take measurements hot to create multiple slopers how to solve fit issues how to create different styles

Two projects will be worked on throughout the course, which students will present to their peers on the last day. These projects include:

Pant pattern block Completed pant

The instructor will work with each student based on personal skill level and preferred pace and will assist with plotting individual projects out.

Day 1 - Slopers

Pant rules and information Taking measurements Slack Sloper Trouser Sloper Jean Sloper Talk about fit issues ... [-]

Course in Pattern Making: Bustier

The Cut Fashion Design Academy
Campus Full time 2 days January 2018 Canada Vancouver

During this 2-day Pattern Making workshop, students will learn how create a bustier. Students will work on techniques such as block making, test and fittings, cup creating and sewing. [+]

During this 2-day Pattern Making workshop, students will learn how create a bustier. Students will work on techniques such as block making, test and fittings, cup creating and sewing. Student will learn how to:

how to change necklines how to create a pattern how to edit fit how to make a balconette bustier how to make a demi cup

Three projects will be worked on throughout the course, which students will present to their peers on the last day. These projects include:

Muslin bustier Balconette bustier Demi cup

The instructor will work with each student based on personal skill level and preferred pace and will assist with plotting individual projects out.

Day 1

Introduction to bustiers, different styles and options. Sweetheart Demi cup Balconette Working from a Basic block Checking the fit of a basic block Adjusting it for tighter fitting bodices Drawing design lines on a muslin Creating a basic sweetheart bustier Working from the basic block we transfer design lines and shaping to create a sweetheart bustier Test and fitting Test and fit your bustier, tips and tricks for getting the perfect fit. ... [-]

Course in Pattern Making: Necklines and Collars

The Cut Fashion Design Academy
Campus Full time 2 days February 2018 Canada Vancouver

During this 2-day Pattern Making workshop, students acquire the knowledge to learn to draft different types of necklines, shirt plackets and collars. [+]

During this 2-day Pattern Making workshop, students acquire the knowledge to learn to draft different types of necklines, shirt plackets, and collars. Students will learn how to:

apply neckline rules create different necklines create different collar create button plackets create hoods

Two projects will be worked on throughout the course, which students will present to their peers on the last day. These projects include:

neckline sample book collar sample book

The instructor will work with each student based on personal skill level and preferred pace and will assist with plotting individual projects out.

Day 1

Necklines rules and info V-neck w/cut in armhole Scoop neck with racer back armhole Square neckline and armhole Sweetheart neckline Collar rules and info Sleeve and Collar block ... [-]

Course in Pattern Making: Bodice

The Cut Fashion Design Academy
Campus Full time 2 days January 2018 Canada Vancouver

During this 2-day Pattern Making workshop, students will learn how to take measurements and draft a fitted bodice and sleeve block from those measurements. [+]

During this 2-day Pattern Making workshop, students will learn how to take measurements and draft a fitted bodice and sleeve block from those measurements. This is an important foundation in the pattern making process. Students will learn:

how to make rules take measurements cut muslin fit adjustments transfer and tag garments

Three projects will be worked on throughout the course, which students will present to their peers on the last day. These projects include:

bodice block completed bodice

The instructor will work with each student based on personal skill level and preferred pace and will assist with plotting individual projects out.

Day 1

Moulage rules and information Taking measurements Complete moulage draft Cut in muslin ... [-]

Course in Pattern Making: Dart Manipulation, Lines and Basic Dress Foundation

The Cut Fashion Design Academy
Campus Full time 2 days February 2018 Canada Vancouver

During this 2-day workshop, students will learn to use dart manipulation to create different style elements, learn to draft different lines such as princess and baby doll and combine these elements to create a basic dress. [+]

During this 2-day workshop, students will learn to use dart manipulation to create different style elements, learn to draft different lines such as princess and baby doll and combine these elements to create a basic dress. Students will learn:

how to create dart manipulation how to create yokes how to create shoulders how to create armholes how to draft a dress

Two projects will be worked on throughout the course, which students will present to their peers on the last day. These projects include:

dart sample book drafted dress

The instructor will work with each student based on personal skill level and preferred pace and will assist with plotting individual projects out.

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Millinery Masterclass: Thermoplastics Specialist Workshop

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 1 week November 2018 United Kingdom London

These new high-tech thermo plastic materials will revolutionise and change the way we create millinery. We will focus on the best three new materials, and will explore their extraordinary qualities and benefits. [+]

We have an international reputation for the high standard of millinery study that we offer. Many of our students on millinery courses have been national and international prize winners and have gone on to become successful professional milliners, showing work at London Fashion Week and other high profile exhibitions.

Courses are taught by industry professionals in a specialist millinery studio and our students are able to get a taste of what it’s like working as a milliner through live projects with industry. Through our links with many British milliners we can facilitate work experience opportunities for those who wish to pursue millinery as a career. We are happy to offer flexible programmes of study to meet individual student needs.... [-]


Specialist Fashion Techniques: Creative Pattern Cutting

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 8 weeks April 2018 United Kingdom London

For those with previous sewing experience, an opportunity to advance your pattern cutting skills by learning how to develop patterns for contemporary garments from work on the stand. Please bring a basic sewing kit, pencils, paper and scissors. [+]

Whatever your interests or ambitions, we offer an exciting range of fashion courses in our dedicated department, taught by specialist fashion professionals.

Our excellent links with Higher Education fashion and textiles courses in the London Area means that we can help you prepare a successful fashion course application.

Many of our students have progressed onto Higher Education, successfully set up small businesses, or gone on to work within the fashion industry. We have a reputation for the high standard of work produced, and entry to our courses is often competitive.

We cater for beginners through to the very experienced, aiming to be as flexible as possible to meet individual needs. Acceptance onto all our fashion courses is by individual interview. Where appropriate you will be asked to bring examples of your work. At interview we can build a personal study programme taking into account your existing skills and time available.... [-]


BA (Hons) Semester Courses in Textiles

Arts University Bournemouth - Arts Study Abroad Programs
Campus Part time 10 - 30 weeks August 2018 United Kingdom Poole

This course offers broad based creative study in the field of textiles, covering the breadth of the discipline and its applications including surface print, stitch embellishment, dyeing and [+]

BA (Hons) Semester Courses in Textiles

This course offers broad based creative study in the field of textiles, covering the breadth of the discipline and its applications including surface print, stitch embellishment, dyeing and construction processes. It offers the opportunity to focus on a variety of specialist areas, including textiles for fashion, textiles for interiors and textiles as art/crafts. Traditional skills are taught together with expertise in design development and production.

How does Short Courses Study Abroad work?Year 1 will provide a series of textile workshops and studio based teaching to develop a solid design knowledge and practical ability. At this stage you will be introduced to a variety of applications and to the fundamentals of critical theory and professional studies that will underpin your knowledge of textiles and their design, production and usage. You will have the opportunity to undertake a formal work placement in the third term of the first year, allowing you to engage with and understand the working life of a textile designer or maker. Our students have recently enjoyed placements with Matthew Williamson, Mollie Regan Textiles, Ruth Cross, Mudpie, Print Tank, Tatty Devine, Hobbs, Bruce Oldfield, Hand and Lock and many more.Autumn Term Modules: 3 October 2011 - 9 December 2011 Maximum Credit Points available: 45Maximum Study Time: 450... [-]