Course in Textiles in Greater London in United Kingdom

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Creative and commercial innovation drive fashion evolution. Developments in the field of textiles -- the various materials and fabrics used to make clothing -- are a vital part of the fashion world.

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Course: Introduction to Pattern Cutting

London College of Contemporary Arts
Campus Part time 10 weeks October 2017 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. [+]

Course Studies in Textiles in Greater London in United Kingdom. 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. [-]

Millinery Masterclass: Thermoplastics Specialist Workshop

Kensington and Chelsea College
Campus Part time 1 week November 2017 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. Course Overview 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. Learn how to block crowns, brims and make trim. Its quick and easy to use, its light and self-adhesive (no wire, stiffener or drying time needed) and the form holds its shape well. It can be sewn by hand or on a machine, painted, covered, cut with scissors and is versatile. The opportunities are endless, they lend themselves well to all forms of millinery from top hats to sculptural light weight headpieces as well as traditional crown & brim hats. They are also fantastic for theatrical millinery and props. There is a thermoplastic for all applications so... [-]

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. [+]

Course Studies in Textiles in Greater London in United Kingdom. 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. Course Overview 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. Campus: Chelsea Centre Times: Tue 18:15 - 21:15 [-]

HND Fashion and Textiles

St. Patrick's
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 United Kingdom London

Aspiring fashion designers gain a nationally recognised qualification and vital industry skills through this 2 year Higher National Diploma (HND). You will explore the fashion industry and its related disciplines, covering both design... [+]

HND Fashion and Textiles Aspiring fashion designers gain a nationally recognised qualification and vital industry skills through this 2 year Higher National Diploma (HND). You will explore the fashion industry and its related disciplines, covering both design fundamentals and how to generate new trends and ideas. The course also incorporates many practical, hands-on assignments to more accurately reflect the fashion industry. This course is accredited by Edexcel and delivered by LCCA. Course content Key areas include pattern drafting, textiles and fashion design. These sit alongside business-focused subjects including garment manufacturing and fashion marketing and styling. You will also explore influences such as culture, sub-culture and lifestyle trends. Career direction This course provides valuable insight into the latest creative and commercial innovations in fashion – keeping your skills relevant to employers. Future roles could include Fashion Designer, Art Director, Fashion Buyer, Stylist or Marketing Manager. Study in a global fashion capital London is home to some of the world’s most recognisable fashion brands, and is where exciting new trends are born. You will be close to the industry’s major organisations, and will have the chance to visit London Fashion Week and design houses such as Stella McCartney. Course structure Your course has been divided into 16 distinct modules, each designed to broaden your knowledge and build upon its predecessors. Over the period of two years, you will gain the practical capabilities that will allow you to bring your creativity to life. Course Modules Year 1 Fashion Promotion and Marketing Managing a... [-]