Workshops

Draw like a Designer / for Ages 12+

Wednesday 31 May / 11:30am and 2pm

Do you want to sharpen up your drawing skills? Look no further! Join us on this practical class to learn drawing tricks and design tips based on the Museum’s book How to Draw Like a Fashion Designer.

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Super Sketchbooks / for Ages 12-18

Thursday 1 June / 10:30am and 2:30pm

A fun filled 2-hour workshop designed to inspire and excite a new generation of designers and artists.

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Cool Crochet with Katie / for Ages 12+

Friday 2 June / 11:30am or 2pm

Led by luxury knitwear designer Katie Jones, this 1.5-hour workshop will teach you the basics of of crochet.

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Fashion Drawing

Wednesday 7 June / 11:30am–1:30pm

Take this opportunity to learn fashion drawing skills from the Museum’s curator Dennis Nothdruft and author of the bestselling book How To Draw Like a Fashion Designer.

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Tapestry Weaving Introduction / 1-day workshop

Saturday 10 June / 11:15am-5pm (Fully Booked)

Led by master tapestry weaver Caron Penney, in this 1-day workshop students will learn the basic weave techniques used to create a tapestry, these include plain weave, soft diagonals, hatching, blending and shaping.

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Couture Techniques / 1-day workshop

Saturdays on 15 Jul / 12 Aug / 16 Sept

Led by Zandra Rhode’s dress maker Jolanta Cerniauskiene, this popular 1-day workshop will give you the know-how and confidence to work with high end fabrics such as chiffon and silk satin.

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Pattern Cutting Introduction / 2-day Saturday workshop

Saturday 24 June & Saturday 1 July / 10:45am - 4:30pm

Led by creative pattern maker Michelle Lewis participants will cover the basic rules of flat pattern cutting.

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Pattern Making on a Mannequin / 1-day workshop

Wednesday 26 July / 10:45am – 4:30pm

Through modelling fabric on body forms participants will learn to make a bodice shape with calico which will then be transferred onto paper to create your very own patterns.

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NEW Weaving Colour: 2-Day Tapestry Course

Saturday 29 - Sunday 30 July / 11.15am–4:15pm

Led by master weaver Caron Penney this vibrant and lively 2-day tapestry weaving workshop will develop an enquiry into colour theory and implement this learning via weaving.

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