Workshops

Draw like a Designer / for Ages 12+

Wednesday 14 February / 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 15 February / 10:30am or 2:30pm

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

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Love Crochet with Katie

Friday 16 February / 11:30am or 2pm

In honour of Valentine’s Day come and learn how to crochet and make an adorable bespoke heart patch.

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Silk Painting Workshop

Wednesday 21 February / 10:45am - 4:30pm

Achieve luminous effects on silk fabric taking inspiration from the colourful palette and beautiful designs that are synonymous with the designer Josef Frank.

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Copy your Clothes

Friday 23 February 2018 / 10:45am – 4:30pm (Sold out)

In this new 1-day workshop led by the Museum’s pattern cutting tutor and creative pattern maker Michelle Lewis, learn the skills used by couture fashion houses to copy elements of historical garments without the need to pull them apart.

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Introduction to Dye Techniques

Dates: Wed 28 February / Fri 16 March / Wed 25 April at 11:30am–4pm

In this day beginners introduction to the class will start with an introductory talk on dyeing techniques by tutor Michele after which participants will dye their own cotton tote bag, which will be left to bond with the dyes.

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Pattern Cutting Introduction

Saturdays, 3 & 10 March 2018 / 10:45am – 4:30pm (Fully Booked)

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

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Couture Techniques / 1-day workshop

Saturdays, 10.45am-4.30pm: 17 February (Sold out) / 17 March (Sold out) / 7 April (Places Available)

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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Fashion Drawing

Friday 27 April / 1:15pm – 4:15pm

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

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Silk Painting Workshop

Wednesday 2 May / 10:45am - 4:30pm

Achieve luminous effects on silk fabric taking inspiration from the colourful palette and beautiful designs that are synonymous with the designer Josef Frank.

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