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Fashion Drawing

Take this opportunity to learn fashion drawing skills from the Museum’s Head of Exhibitions and author of the bestselling book How to Draw like a Fashion Designer, Dennis Nothdruft. In this 2 hour drawing class learn and explore the basics of fashion drawing using simple but effective techniques on croquis enabling you to articulate your design ideas on paper. Drawing skills are a must for any fashion designer wishing to express their ideas and an essential tool in the design process. In the world of computers drawing by hand is still advocated by top fashion designers as a starting point for any collection.   

The class includes the opportunity to discuss hints and tips with Dennis, with time to ask questions about his career as a leading curator of fashion.  

Beginner Level Suitable for people with little to no experience  

Price: £60 includes materials* and exhibition entry.

BOOK YOUR TICKETS

*A selection of drawing equipment, paper and paints will be provided

The Fashion and Textile Museum operates in line with all government guidance in relation to COVID-19. We regularly review our procedures and practices in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff. Find our full visiting guidance here.

– If you or anyone that you have recently been in contact with is displaying symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend your workshop. If you are unable to attend your workshop for reasons related to COVID-19, please get in touch and we will be happy to reschedule your ticket(s).

– It is no longer mandatory for you to wear a face covering during your workshop. However, we strongly encourage their use wherever possible.

– Hand sanitiser stations remain in place throughout the Fashion and Textile Museum. Please use them as directed throughout your workshop, including when entering and exiting the space.

– Gloves will be available for use throughout your workshop.

– Additional cleaning of our galleries and toilets remains in place, as well as door handles, handrails, and other key areas, including our workshops spaces.

– All Museum staff, including our workshop tutors, have received thorough training in the above new measures and are committed to following them diligently.

Fashion Drawing

Take this opportunity to learn fashion drawing skills from the Museum’s Head of Exhibitions and author of the bestselling book How to Draw like a Fashion Designer, Dennis Nothdruft. In this 2 hour drawing class learn and explore the basics of fashion drawing using simple but effective techniques on croquis enabling you to articulate your design ideas on paper. Drawing skills are a must for any fashion designer wishing to express their ideas and an essential tool in the design process. In the world of computers drawing by hand is still advocated by top fashion designers as a starting point for any collection.   

The class includes the opportunity to discuss hints and tips with Dennis, with time to ask questions about his career as a leading curator of fashion.  

Beginner Level Suitable for people with little to no experience  

Price: £60 includes materials* and exhibition entry.

BOOK YOUR TICKETS

*A selection of drawing equipment, paper and paints will be provided

The Fashion and Textile Museum operates in line with all government guidance in relation to COVID-19. We regularly review our procedures and practices in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff. Find our full visiting guidance here.

– If you or anyone that you have recently been in contact with is displaying symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend your workshop. If you are unable to attend your workshop for reasons related to COVID-19, please get in touch and we will be happy to reschedule your ticket(s).

– It is no longer mandatory for you to wear a face covering during your workshop. However, we strongly encourage their use wherever possible.

– Hand sanitiser stations remain in place throughout the Fashion and Textile Museum. Please use them as directed throughout your workshop, including when entering and exiting the space.

– Gloves will be available for use throughout your workshop.

– Additional cleaning of our galleries and toilets remains in place, as well as door handles, handrails, and other key areas, including our workshops spaces.

– All Museum staff, including our workshop tutors, have received thorough training in the above new measures and are committed to following them diligently.

Fashion Drawing

Take this opportunity to learn fashion drawing skills from the Museum’s Head of Exhibitions and author of the bestselling book How to Draw like a Fashion Designer, Dennis Nothdruft. In this 2 hour drawing class learn and explore the basics of fashion drawing using simple but effective techniques on croquis enabling you to articulate your design ideas on paper. Drawing skills are a must for any fashion designer wishing to express their ideas and an essential tool in the design process. In the world of computers drawing by hand is still advocated by top fashion designers as a starting point for any collection.   

The class includes the opportunity to discuss hints and tips with Dennis, with time to ask questions about his career as a leading curator of fashion.  

Beginner Level Suitable for people with little to no experience  

Price: £60 includes materials* and exhibition entry.

BOOK YOUR TICKETS

*A selection of drawing equipment, paper and paints will be provided

The Fashion and Textile Museum operates in line with all government guidance in relation to COVID-19. We regularly review our procedures and practices in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff. Find our full visiting guidance here.

– If you or anyone that you have recently been in contact with is displaying symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend your workshop. If you are unable to attend your workshop for reasons related to COVID-19, please get in touch and we will be happy to reschedule your ticket(s).

– It is no longer mandatory for you to wear a face covering during your workshop. However, we strongly encourage their use wherever possible.

– Hand sanitiser stations remain in place throughout the Fashion and Textile Museum. Please use them as directed throughout your workshop, including when entering and exiting the space.

– Gloves will be available for use throughout your workshop.

– Additional cleaning of our galleries and toilets remains in place, as well as door handles, handrails, and other key areas, including our workshops spaces.

– All Museum staff, including our workshop tutors, have received thorough training in the above new measures and are committed to following them diligently.

Decorative Collage

Spend a day creating decorative collages under the expert hand of Sarah Campbell.

Sarah will show samples of her own folded and collaged pieces; participants will start by exploring techniques and will discuss how to consider shape, colour, texture and form. Acclaimed designer Sarah Campbell will lead the small group (maximum 10 participants) through different aspects of composition, colour and contrast. Students will be encouraged to spend time experimenting with paper cutting and folding techniques.

People of all abilities and skill levels are welcome and there’ll be no pressure to produce finished work – it’s a day to enjoy an inspiring time and to learn and practise new skills to take home. There will also be an opportunity to take tea with Sarah and discuss her approach to design and some of her career highlights. All materials will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own papers, recycled materials and sketchbooks too.

Sarah Campbell Ltd undertakes a wide range of projects from one-off design creations, unique pieces, paintings and commissions to textile, surface, stationery and ceramic design for the high street. She has recently begun a relationship in the US with Free Spirit producing new fabric ranges, with the first collection ‘FreshPicked‘ now available to order, shipping in early 2022, and a second hot on its heels. Here in the UK a new relationship with Museums&Galleries has opened with a widely available range of stationery, cards and gift-wraps, and Stringberry offer a range of mobile phone cases with Sarah’s designs too. Along with her teaching, Sarah is currently working on a book about painting on fabric to be published in the autumn of 2022. 

Price: £125

BOOK YOUR TICKETS

The Fashion and Textile Museum operates in line with all government guidance in relation to COVID-19. We regularly review our procedures and practices in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff. Find our full visiting guidance here.

– If you or anyone that you have recently been in contact with is displaying symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend your workshop. If you are unable to attend your workshop for reasons related to COVID-19, please get in touch and we will be happy to reschedule your ticket(s).

– It is no longer mandatory for you to wear a face covering during your workshop. However, we strongly encourage their use wherever possible.

– Hand sanitiser stations remain in place throughout the Fashion and Textile Museum. Please use them as directed throughout your workshop, including when entering and exiting the space.

– Gloves will be available for use throughout your workshop.

– Additional cleaning of our galleries and toilets remains in place, as well as door handles, handrails, and other key areas, including our workshops spaces.

– All Museum staff, including our workshop tutors, have received thorough training in the above new measures and are committed to following them diligently.

Decorative Collage

Spend a day creating decorative collages under the expert hand of Sarah Campbell.

Sarah will show samples of her own folded and collaged pieces; participants will start by exploring techniques and will discuss how to consider shape, colour, texture and form. Acclaimed designer Sarah Campbell will lead the small group (maximum 10 participants) through different aspects of composition, colour and contrast. Students will be encouraged to spend time experimenting with paper cutting and folding techniques.

People of all abilities and skill levels are welcome and there’ll be no pressure to produce finished work – it’s a day to enjoy an inspiring time and to learn and practise new skills to take home. There will also be an opportunity to take tea with Sarah and discuss her approach to design and some of her career highlights. All materials will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own papers, recycled materials and sketchbooks too.

Sarah Campbell Ltd undertakes a wide range of projects from one-off design creations, unique pieces, paintings and commissions to textile, surface, stationery and ceramic design for the high street. She has recently begun a relationship in the US with Free Spirit producing new fabric ranges, with the first collection ‘FreshPicked‘ now available to order, shipping in early 2022, and a second hot on its heels. Here in the UK a new relationship with Museums&Galleries has opened with a widely available range of stationery, cards and gift-wraps, and Stringberry offer a range of mobile phone cases with Sarah’s designs too. Along with her teaching, Sarah is currently working on a book about painting on fabric to be published in the autumn of 2022. 

Price: £125

BOOK YOUR TICKETS

The Fashion and Textile Museum operates in line with all government guidance in relation to COVID-19. We regularly review our procedures and practices in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff. Find our full visiting guidance here.

– If you or anyone that you have recently been in contact with is displaying symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend your workshop. If you are unable to attend your workshop for reasons related to COVID-19, please get in touch and we will be happy to reschedule your ticket(s).

– It is no longer mandatory for you to wear a face covering during your workshop. However, we strongly encourage their use wherever possible.

– Hand sanitiser stations remain in place throughout the Fashion and Textile Museum. Please use them as directed throughout your workshop, including when entering and exiting the space.

– Gloves will be available for use throughout your workshop.

– Additional cleaning of our galleries and toilets remains in place, as well as door handles, handrails, and other key areas, including our workshops spaces.

– All Museum staff, including our workshop tutors, have received thorough training in the above new measures and are committed to following them diligently.

Fabric Painting with Sarah Campbell

Design and paint a pattern for a home textile! Under the guidance and expertise of textile pattern-painter Sarah Campbell, you’ll leave this workshop with enough hand painted cloth to perk up your home and make an accessory of your choice – a cushion, a wall-hanging or throw.

In this one-day workshop, participants will start by playing on paper with guidance on how to consider shape, colour, motifs and form when designing a pattern for a home textile. Sarah will guide the small group (maximum 10 participants) through understanding mark making, colour balance and tonal contrast. You’ll be encouraged to consider your own colour harmonies and spend time experimenting with colourfast textile inks on fabric.

People of all abilities and skill levels are welcome and there’ll be no pressure to produce finished work – it’s a day to enjoy an inspiring time and to learn and practise new skills to take home. All materials will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own favourite brushes, paints and sketchbooks too.

Sarah Campbell Ltd undertakes a wide range of projects from one-off design creations, unique pieces, paintings and commissions to textile, surface, stationery and ceramic design for the high street. She has recently begun a relationship in the US with Free Spirit producing new fabric ranges, with the first collection ‘FreshPicked‘ now available to order, shipping in early 2022, and a second hot on its heels. Here in the UK a new relationship with Museums&Galleries has opened with a widely available range of stationery, cards and gift-wraps, and Stringberry offer a range of mobile phone cases with Sarah’s designs too. Along with her teaching, Sarah is currently working on a book about painting on fabric to be published in the autumn of 2022. 

Price: £130 includes materials* and exhibition entry.

BOOK YOUR TICKETS

*A selection of fabric paints, paper, linen to practice and one linen piece for the finished piece. Please bring a bag to take your work home with you.

The Fashion and Textile Museum operates in line with all government guidance in relation to COVID-19. We regularly review our procedures and practices in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff. Find our full visiting guidance here.

– If you or anyone that you have recently been in contact with is displaying symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend your workshop. If you are unable to attend your workshop for reasons related to COVID-19, please get in touch and we will be happy to reschedule your ticket(s).

– It is no longer mandatory for you to wear a face covering during your workshop. However, we strongly encourage their use wherever possible.

– Hand sanitiser stations remain in place throughout the Fashion and Textile Museum. Please use them as directed throughout your workshop, including when entering and exiting the space.

– Gloves will be available for use throughout your workshop.

– Additional cleaning of our galleries and toilets remains in place, as well as door handles, handrails, and other key areas, including our workshops spaces.

– All Museum staff, including our workshop tutors, have received thorough training in the above new measures and are committed to following them diligently.

Fabric Painting with Sarah Campbell

Design and paint a pattern for a home textile! Under the guidance and expertise of textile pattern-painter Sarah Campbell, you’ll leave this workshop with enough hand painted cloth to perk up your home and make an accessory of your choice – a cushion, a wall-hanging or throw.

In this one-day workshop, participants will start by playing on paper with guidance on how to consider shape, colour, motifs and form when designing a pattern for a home textile. Sarah will guide the small group (maximum 10 participants) through understanding mark making, colour balance and tonal contrast. You’ll be encouraged to consider your own colour harmonies and spend time experimenting with colourfast textile inks on fabric.

People of all abilities and skill levels are welcome and there’ll be no pressure to produce finished work – it’s a day to enjoy an inspiring time and to learn and practise new skills to take home. All materials will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own favourite brushes, paints and sketchbooks too.

Sarah Campbell Ltd undertakes a wide range of projects from one-off design creations, unique pieces, paintings and commissions to textile, surface, stationery and ceramic design for the high street. She has recently begun a relationship in the US with Free Spirit producing new fabric ranges, with the first collection ‘FreshPicked‘ now available to order, shipping in early 2022, and a second hot on its heels. Here in the UK a new relationship with Museums&Galleries has opened with a widely available range of stationery, cards and gift-wraps, and Stringberry offer a range of mobile phone cases with Sarah’s designs too. Along with her teaching, Sarah is currently working on a book about painting on fabric to be published in the autumn of 2022. 

Price: £130 includes materials* and exhibition entry.

BOOK YOUR TICKETS

*A selection of fabric paints, paper, linen to practice and one linen piece for the finished piece. Please bring a bag to take your work home with you.

The Fashion and Textile Museum operates in line with all government guidance in relation to COVID-19. We regularly review our procedures and practices in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff. Find our full visiting guidance here.

– If you or anyone that you have recently been in contact with is displaying symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend your workshop. If you are unable to attend your workshop for reasons related to COVID-19, please get in touch and we will be happy to reschedule your ticket(s).

– It is no longer mandatory for you to wear a face covering during your workshop. However, we strongly encourage their use wherever possible.

– Hand sanitiser stations remain in place throughout the Fashion and Textile Museum. Please use them as directed throughout your workshop, including when entering and exiting the space.

– Gloves will be available for use throughout your workshop.

– Additional cleaning of our galleries and toilets remains in place, as well as door handles, handrails, and other key areas, including our workshops spaces.

– All Museum staff, including our workshop tutors, have received thorough training in the above new measures and are committed to following them diligently.

Silk Painting

This one-day workshop provides a structured introduction to the techniques of painting on silk and a master class in how to apply colour and create stunning designs. Following an introduction to the materials, artist Hilary Simon will demonstrate different ways to create a variety of effects on silk using salt, layering, alcohol and methods of applying the dyes and gutta gum. The dyes are French Dupont which mix beautifully and run like vibrant watercolours. Following the demonstration, time is spent creating designs on paper and testing techniques on a sample silk square. During the afternoon participants will create their own 15” silk square, with one-to-one guidance in their choice of dyes and approach. 

At the end of the workshop participants will take home their new skill plus the test silk square and completed work of art, perfect for framing, hanging or ready to fix and hem. The workshop is suitable for beginners and people of all abilities. 

Hilary Simon is an artist and curator. She has exhibited her work in solo exhibitions worldwide and her paintings have been widely published with her designs used for book covers, greeting cards pottery and rugs. She has run workshops internationally in the UK, America and Mexico, most recently at West Dean College, Fashion and Textile Museum and Garden House in Brighton. 

Price: £125

BOOK YOUR TICKETS

The Fashion and Textile Museum operates in line with all government guidance in relation to COVID-19. We regularly review our procedures and practices in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff. Find our full visiting guidance here.

– If you or anyone that you have recently been in contact with is displaying symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend your workshop. If you are unable to attend your workshop for reasons related to COVID-19, please get in touch and we will be happy to reschedule your ticket(s).

– It is no longer mandatory for you to wear a face covering during your workshop. However, we strongly encourage their use wherever possible.

– Hand sanitiser stations remain in place throughout the Fashion and Textile Museum. Please use them as directed throughout your workshop, including when entering and exiting the space.

– Gloves will be available for use throughout your workshop.

– Additional cleaning of our galleries and toilets remains in place, as well as door handles, handrails, and other key areas, including our workshops spaces.

– All Museum staff, including our workshop tutors, have received thorough training in the above new measures and are committed to following them diligently.

Silk Painting

This one-day workshop provides a structured introduction to the techniques of painting on silk and a master class in how to apply colour and create stunning designs. Following an introduction to the materials, artist Hilary Simon will demonstrate different ways to create a variety of effects on silk using salt, layering, alcohol and methods of applying the dyes and gutta gum. The dyes are French Dupont which mix beautifully and run like vibrant watercolours. Following the demonstration, time is spent creating designs on paper and testing techniques on a sample silk square. During the afternoon participants will create their own 15” silk square, with one-to-one guidance in their choice of dyes and approach. 

At the end of the workshop participants will take home their new skill plus the test silk square and completed work of art, perfect for framing, hanging or ready to fix and hem. The workshop is suitable for beginners and people of all abilities. 

Hilary Simon is an artist and curator. She has exhibited her work in solo exhibitions worldwide and her paintings have been widely published with her designs used for book covers, greeting cards pottery and rugs. She has run workshops internationally in the UK, America and Mexico, most recently at West Dean College, Fashion and Textile Museum and Garden House in Brighton. 

Price: £125

BOOK YOUR TICKETS

The Fashion and Textile Museum operates in line with all government guidance in relation to COVID-19. We regularly review our procedures and practices in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff. Find our full visiting guidance here.

– If you or anyone that you have recently been in contact with is displaying symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend your workshop. If you are unable to attend your workshop for reasons related to COVID-19, please get in touch and we will be happy to reschedule your ticket(s).

– It is no longer mandatory for you to wear a face covering during your workshop. However, we strongly encourage their use wherever possible.

– Hand sanitiser stations remain in place throughout the Fashion and Textile Museum. Please use them as directed throughout your workshop, including when entering and exiting the space.

– Gloves will be available for use throughout your workshop.

– Additional cleaning of our galleries and toilets remains in place, as well as door handles, handrails, and other key areas, including our workshops spaces.

– All Museum staff, including our workshop tutors, have received thorough training in the above new measures and are committed to following them diligently.

Draw Like a Designer

Do you want to sharpen up your drawing skills? Look no further! Join textile and fashion designer Suki Bourne on this practical 1 hour workshop, to learn fashion drawing tricks based on the Fashion and Textile Museum’s best-selling books, How to Draw Like a Fashion Designer and How to Draw Vintage Fashion. 

Using a fashion template or croquis, participants will learn how to turn a stick figure into a full figure and draw from garments taken from the Museum’s collection. View the current exhibition before the workshop and be inspired to develop your own style of fashion drawing. This is a beginner’s step-by-step workshop suitable for ages 12+, perfect for budding designers and youngsters who have a passion for fashion.  

Suki Bourne is a freelance fashion and textile designer who has worked both nationally and internationally. She teaches a variety of workshops at the Museum, including Fashion Collection and the Summer School programme. Suki also mentors young designers helping them to develop their work into commercially viable designs.  

Beginner level, suitable for children 12 to 18 years. 

Price: £15
including materials and exhibition entry 

BOOK YOUR TICKETS

The Fashion and Textile Museum operates in line with all government guidance in relation to COVID-19. We regularly review our procedures and practices in order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff. Find our full visiting guidance here.

– If you or anyone that you have recently been in contact with is displaying symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend your workshop. If you are unable to attend your workshop for reasons related to COVID-19, please get in touch and we will be happy to reschedule your ticket(s).

– It is no longer mandatory for you to wear a face covering during your workshop. However, we strongly encourage their use wherever possible.

– Hand sanitiser stations remain in place throughout the Fashion and Textile Museum. Please use them as directed throughout your workshop, including when entering and exiting the space.

– Gloves will be available for use throughout your workshop.

– Additional cleaning of our galleries and toilets remains in place, as well as door handles, handrails, and other key areas, including our workshops spaces.

– All Museum staff, including our workshop tutors, have received thorough training in the above new measures and are committed to following them diligently.

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