Archive for the ‘Fashion’ Category

Introduction to Fashion Illustration

Learn how to illustrate your fashion design ideas. This course is ideal for relative beginners and will take you on your first steps to representing your ideas effectively. Ideal for those who wish to develop more confidence in this area.

Introduction to Design for Fashion Publishing

This course will give you an introduction to magazine design. The course includes studying and applying corporate image as well as creating a variety of illustration styles and layout for magazine covers and articles. These will help you to develop the creative skills you need to bring your ideas to life. You do not need any previous experience

Introduction to Photoshop for Fashion Design

An introduction to using Photoshop to create contemporary-looking fashion illustrations and express you design ideas. This course is suitable for all those who are interested in fashion and wish to build up a portfolio. Good as a standalone course, this can also support study in other design areas. You don’t need any previous experience or qualifications to join this course.

Beginners Pattern Cutting Award

This well-structured programme is designed for students with basic sewing skills to learn and develop some essential sewing and pattern cutting techniques to prepare them for employment or self-employment in the fashion industry. Through exercises in class, you will learn how to construct a skirt block and a variety of stylistic variations, as well as some key garment making techniques and processes. Homework each week will help to reinforce learning. Students wishing to further develop their skills in this area are able to build upon this learning by continuing their studies on the follow on certificate programme.

C&G Certificate in Pattern Cutting Level 2

On this course, you will build upon existing pattern cutting skills (e.g. from prior Level 1 study or other relevant experience) to learn a range of the specialist pattern cutting techniques – such as block-making and fitting – used in contemporary fashion.

Covering some of the more advanced pattern developments, such as blocks, style developments, collars and a range of style adaptations – as well as garment-making techniques- we aim to equip students with a thorough training in pattern cutting.

You will be taught design development to support you in developing your own garments.

Students consistently produce work of the highest standard on this course and leave with a strong portfolio to support job applications.

Students should have basic garment making, numeracy and literacy skills, as well as having Pattern Cutting experience.

UAL Diploma in Art and Design Level 2 – Fashion

This course covers the following: drawing, fashion illustration, research, design, textiles, fashion shoot, graphics and portfolio presentation, contextual studies, trips to galleries and museums, garment making, pattern construction and enterprise work.

Sewing Machine Techniques

A one evening introduction to using a sewing machine. You will learn how to thread up the maching and use a variety of stitches and techniques, as well as troubleshooting. Ideal for beginners and as preparation for one of our other fashion courses.

Pattern Cutting: Award Level 1

This structured programme is for students with basic sewing skills to learn and develop some pattern cutting techniques.

Garment Making

Students are introduced to sewing and to using commercial patterns to make a simple garment. This useful course includes measuring, cutting, sewing techniques, fitting and pressing.