Sewing for Beginners

Next Start Date: 07-01-2020
Times: Tue 18:00 - 21:20

About the course - an overview

This is the perfect course for students new to the sewing machine or for those wanting to learn the confidence to complete more complicated independent tasks. The course will quickly teach students the basics of the sewing machine and then allow them to select a personal sewing project to produce on the three-week course. This course is ideal for those wanting to learn more about garment or soft furnishing construction. About this course >

C&G Certificate in Pattern Cutting Level 2

Next Start Date: 17-01-2020
Times: Fri 10:00 - 17:00

About the course - an overview

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... About this course >

Sew and Make an Accessory

Next Start Date: 28-01-2020
Times: Tue 18:00 - 21:20

About the course - an overview

This exciting and fun programme affords students the opportunity to learn to make their own products. The course will teach students to pattern cut and construct their own fashion accessory including bags, wallets and ipad covers. The class is for students with basic or intermediate sewing skills. About this course >

Garment Making

Next Start Date: 21-04-2020
Times: Tue 18:15 - 21:15

About the course - an overview

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. About this course >

Pattern Cut and Make a Skirt

Next Start Date: 03-03-2020
Times: Tue 18:15 - 21:15

About the course - an overview

This course is designed for learners new to pattern cutting and garment making. It will introduce you to many of the important skills needed to adapt a basic block and create a unique design. After experimenting with a range of pattern cutting and garment making skills, you will be asked to design and make your own skirt. With assistance and guidance from an experienced lecturer, you will explore the processes of designing and creating a full garment. About this course >

UAL Diploma in Art and Design Level 2 – Fashion

Next Start Date: 08-09-2020
Times: Mon-Wed 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

This course provides an outstanding platform to progress onto higher level programmes both within Kensington and Chelsea College and beyond. Students are taught the fundamentals of fashion design, fashion illustration, graphics, textiles techniques, CAD, history of fashion, garment manipulation, pattern construction and general art design processes. This course also includes regular field trips to museums and galleries. About this course >

UAL Extended Diploma in Art and Design Level 3 – Fashion 2 Year

Next Start Date: 07-09-2020
Times: Mon-Wed 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

Probably one of the most creative and inspirational courses of its kind, we aim to develop students’ ability as fashion designers through exploration of the design process, underpinned by good technical skills. Working through an exciting series of fashion project briefs, students learn how diverse and individual concepts can be developed to inspire fashion and textile design ideas. Students who apply for this course are normally studying for GCSEs in textiles or art and have good drawing skills. Applicants must have at least 5 GCSEs (including English and Maths grade 4, or equivalent, or ESOL Level 5). Applicants must also... About this course >

UAL Foundation Diploma in Art & Design Level 4 – Fashion Pathway

Next Start Date: 07-09-2020
Times: Wed/Thu/Fri 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

This exciting and challenging one-year course will prepare you for applying to highly competitive degree courses. The course is structured in three parts, each building upon your learning and experience. Pathways in the following subjects can be selected in term 2: fashion design, textile design and communications. You will be encouraged to learn through exploration and discovery and develop an understanding of a variety of processes and concepts. The practical nature of the course is underpinned with historical and contextual studies, visits to museums and galleries, lectures and project work. Entry Requirements: Students for foundation diplomas are normally expected to... About this course >

BTEC Diploma in Art and Design Level 3 – Fashion Promotion and Styling

Next Start Date: 07-09-2020
Times: Mon-Wed 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

The exciting new course is designed to give students essential skills and knowledge to enter the world of fashion promotion, create a fashion portfolio and gain experience in areas such as: Styling, Fashion Forecasting & Trends, Visual Merchandising and Fashion Promotion. Students who successfully complete this course may progress to University courses in Fashion Marketing, Styling, Photography or Business or employment in the industry. The course includes enterprise activities to prepare them for work in the Fashion Industry. Trips include visits to the Tate Modern/Britain, Somerset House, Textile Museum and to meet fashion industry professionals at the Pure Fashion London... About this course >

Digital Fashion

Next Start Date: 31-10-2019
Times: Thu 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

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 and then learn to create your own computer generated designs. You don't need any previous experience or qualifications to join this course. About this course >

Introduction to Photoshop for Fashion Design

Next Start Date: 17-10-2019
Times: Thu 10:00 - 17:00

About the course - an overview

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. About this course >

Pattern Cutting: Award Level 1

Next Start Date: 11-10-2019
Times: Fri 10:00 - 16:00

About the course - an overview

This structured programme is for students with basic sewing skills to learn and develop some pattern cutting techniques. This pattern cutting course will start with the use of the standard size 12 block, where you will be taken through the basic understanding and the core skills of pattern manipulation, style analysis and interpretation. About this course >