FTDC Programme of Summer Events 2016

The Fashion & Textile Hub is where independent designers are supported in their ambitions to become successful creative producers and sector leaders. We offer customised space, international connections, knowledge exchange opportunities and tailored programmes for growth. We’re a place to discover the limitless ways you can build your fashion and textile brand by helping you create your path and giving you the guidance to follow that path.

The Fashion and Textile Design Hub are excited to announce our programme of events for Summer 2016 below. We have something for everyone, from school children, recent graduates, to teachers and lecturers. We also have introduction courses for individuals who have no background in fashion or textiles but have an interest in learning.

Weaving Workshops

Led by master weaver Elsie Tweed, in this 6 week workshop students will learn the basic weave techniques. Weaving classes are one on one so book time/day that suits you. The workshop is suitable for beginners to intermediate levels.

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Photoshop and Illustrator Workshops

We are providing three separate workshops.

Photoshop for Fashion & Textiles

Photoshop for Design

Illustrator for Fashion & Textiles

Each 8 week design programme is suited for beginners, allowing you to easily develop your creative process and show you ways to present your ideas from inspiration to final concept in a digital format. Ideal for creating intricate, complex and decorative design elements. Illustrator and Photoshop have a vast range of tools perfect for fashion & textile designers. These courses will teach you how they are both used to create effective designs and patterns and the best way to present your ideas.

Bring a pen, notebook and usb to save your work.

Adobe Illustrator Class

Fashion Styling & Media Summer School

This four-day summer school course will give you an understanding of fashion and textile design processes along with helping you develop your design and drawing skills . The tutors will guide you to produce a sketchbook of research drawings, design ideas and how to develop your creative ideas into finished designs. The course is aimed at 14 – 18 year’s old who are keen to study and improve design drawing and communication skills.

Fashion Styling

Train the Trainer

This is a specialized short refresher course on constructed textiles. This course is to help teachers, tutors and lecturers to refresh and further develop their skills and subject knowledge.

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How to draw like a fashion designer

This is a beginners step-by-step guide to drawing like a fashion designer. Learn how to create a fashion template, including proportions and how to turn a stick figure into a full figure. We will help you develop your own style, complete outfits and incorporate seasonal trends.

Sharpen up your drawing skills and draw like a fashion designer!

Copy of Time Management for Creatives

Portfolio Building

The Fashion & Textiles Portfolio provides students with a thorough grounding in the different areas of fashion & textile design. Underpinned by experimentation, visual research and conceptual thinking this exciting programme is designed to allow students to explore and expand their design practice while building a portfolio of work for future study in diverse areas including textiles, fashion, fine art, costume and surface design.

Kids Workshop

Pattern Cutting Introduction

No pattern cutting experience is necessary. This course is perfect for beginners wanting to learn the principles as well as anyone who may have dressmaking experience but who now wants to experiment with their own patterns.

Pattern Cutting Introduction

Recent Graduate looking to start your design business

The Fashion & Textile Design Hub is now open for residency applications from recent graduates who are looking to start their new design venture. If this is you, look no further, email: info@fashionanddesignhub.com

We are here to connect our services with your ambition. creativity is Intelligence having fun

We are on a mission to help you independent designers thrive at doing what you love!  The hub exists to make the process of starting, running, and growing a business for the fashion and textile industry easier and to provide support.

Contact us to book a space for you chosen workshop, class or residency. Spaces are limited for each.


About Fashion Textile Design Centre

Louise Porter is the blogger for the Fashion & Textile Design Centre. Louise has a degree in Fashion & Textile Design degree and a Masters in Business.
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