Workshops

Millinery Techniques – Floral Headpiece

Saturday 25 March | 10.45am or 2.30pm (Fully Booked)

The perfect introductory class for the budding milliner. Join the expert team at Atelier Millinery as they take you through the inspiring process of making a floral headpiece step-by-step from start to finish.

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Draw like a Designer / for Ages 12+

Wednesday 5 April / 11:30am or 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 6 April / 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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Cool Crochet with Katie / for Ages 12+

Friday 7 April / 11:30am or 2pm (Fully Booked)

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

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Silk Painting Workshop

Wednesday 12 April / 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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Introduction to Dye Techniques

Wednesday 19 April / 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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Block Printing Workshop

Friday 21 April / 10:45am - 4:30pm (Fully Booked)

Learn the basics of one of the oldest types of printmaking in this one day workshop with Botanical Inks founder Babs Behan.

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Millinery Techniques – Floral Headpiece

Saturday 22 April | 10.45am or 2.30pm

The perfect introductory class for the budding milliner. Join the expert team at Atelier Millinery as they take you through the inspiring process of making a floral headpiece step-by-step from start to finish.

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Pattern Cutting Introduction

Sundays, 23 & 30 April / 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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Pattern Making on a Mannequin

Saturday 29 April / 10:45am – 4:30pm (Fully Booked)

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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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

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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