A Kensington and Chelsea College student was among the creme of the crop at a national awards ceremony celebrating adult education. Lydia Wall, 41, took centre stage after returning to education and discovering a talent for hat-making that led her to overcome homelessness and start up her own business. The determined student from Crouch End […]
Millinery Students Make Their Mark At Celebrity Nightspot Punk A group of budding milliners from Kensington and Chelsea College are bringing their creations to the catwalk for a high-end fashion show at a leading London nightspot. The talented HNC Millinery students were given the chance to show-off their designs at Soho based celebrity haunt, Punk, […]
An exhibition of Period Costume and Theatrical Millinery by Kensington and Chelsea College students. Work of the highest quality, representing key historical costume looks, will be on exhibition in the First Floor Hall, Hortensia Building, from 13th – 23rd October, 2009. Many of our students go on to work in this important local industry: in […]
Four Millinery students from Kensington and Chelsea College have had their work selected for the ‘Inspired by the V&A Competition.’ The Kensington and Chelsea College students have been chosen for their outstanding work in Millinery. Amongst them are two students from the BTEC Millinery Design course; Catherine Sherwin with a piece entitled ‘Fracture’ and Alison […]
Kensington and Chelsea College millinery students all but swept the board this year, in this international millinery competition run by the Worshipful Company of Feltmakers of London. Millinery students and apprentices from all over the world compete each year in this prestigious competition, but KCC students managed to win five out of the seven potential […]
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 thos who wish to develop more confidence in this area.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Adobe Photoshop is one of the most commonly used programs in the fashion industry. This course will introduce you to fashion using both computer aided design as well as traditional manual skills. This short course will give you an overview of how CAD is used within fashion. You will discover the basics of the programme […]