Ideal for creating intricate, complex and decorative design elements, Illustrator has a vast range of tools perfect for textile designers. This course will teach you how Illustrator is used in the textiles industry to create effective designs and patterns and the best way to present your ideas. Download course information and outline

  • Create textile motifs using the ‘drawing’, ‘painting’ and ‘reshaping’ tools
  • Develop textile patterns, colourways and design variations
  • Apply your textile design to garments and interior products

For beginners or those that have a basic knowledge of Illustrator, this course is suitable for people working in the textiles sector, students, tutors or anyone interested in improving their computer design skills and learning techniques in Illustrator. Participants are required to have basic computer skills. Please bring a pen, notebook and USB stick to save your work.

Price: £200
Early Bird offer: Book by Friday 31 October and pay only £160
If you have any questions about this short course please complete our enquiry form

How to enrol
Numbers are limited for this course, please enrol early to avoid disappointment.
Phone: 020 7407 8664 (booking line open Tues – Sat, 11am–5pm)
Pay online (+£1 non-refundable booking fee)




Our 15-hour short courses are a great value way to learn essential design softwares. Courses take place in the FTM’s IT suite, equipped with the latest facilities and software (Adobe CS6). Taught by our team of highly experienced tutors, tuition is in small groups with a focus on your particular learning requirements. The Fashion and Textile Museum is part of Newham College London.

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