Workshops

Fabric Painting with Sarah Campbell

Wednesday 24 April | 11.15am – 4.30pm (Fully Booked)

Design and paint a pattern for a home textile with Sarah Campbell. 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.

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Couture Techniques

Saturday 27 April 2019 | 10:45am–4:30pm

Led by Zandra Rhodes’ 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

Saturdays, 4 and 11 May | 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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Silk Painting Workshop

Wednesday 8 May | 10:45am–4.30pm

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.

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1960s Pompom Jewellery with Katie Jones

Wednesday 15 May | 11.30am – 4.30pm

Join sustainable knitwear designer Katie Jones for this fun 1960s style jewellery workshop.

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Sublimation Printing & Metallic Foiling

Friday 17 May | 10:30am–4:30pm

In this one-day workshop students will experiment using a heat press by foiling and fusing metallic materials. Towards the end of the workshop printers will have the opportunity to transform a set of notebooks, cards and gift tags using the foiling techniques.

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Couture Techniques

Saturday 18 May 2019 | 10:45am–4:30pm

Led by Zandra Rhodes’ 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

Wednesday 22 May | 11.30am – 1.30pm

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.

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Decorative Collage with Sarah Campbell

Thursday 23 May | 10.45am – 4.30pm

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

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Copy Your Clothes

Friday 24 May 2019 | 10:45am–4:30pm (Fully Booked)

In this new 1-day workshop led by the Museum’s pattern cutting tutors 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 Tapestry Weaving

Saturday 25 May | 11.15am – 4.30pm

Led by master weaver Caron Penney this vibrant and lively one day tapestry weaving workshop will give you the confidence to develop basic weave techniques used to create a tapestry.

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Weaving Colour: 2-Day Tapestry Workshop

Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June | 11:15am – 4:15pm

Take colour inspiration from the current exhibition Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution and learn a traditional skill on this two day tapestry workshop concentrating on colour.

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Copy Your Clothes

Friday 28 June | 10:45am–4:30pm (Sold Out)

In this new 1-day workshop led by the Museum’s pattern cutting tutors 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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Pattern Cutting Introduction | 2-day Saturday workshop

Saturdays, 29 June and 6 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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Couture Techniques

Saturday 13 July | 10:45am–4:30pm

Led by Zandra Rhodes’ 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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Introduction to Tapestry Weaving

Saturday 20 July | 11.15am – 4.30pm

Led by master weaver Caron Penney this vibrant and lively one day tapestry weaving workshop will give you the confidence to develop basic weave techniques used to create a tapestry. These include plain weave, soft diagonals, hatching, blending and shaping. At the end of the workshop participants will take home a completed tapestry.

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Fabric Painting with Sarah Campbell

Sunday 21 July | 11.15am – 4.30pm

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

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Copy Your Clothes

Friday 26 July | 10:45am–4:30pm

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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Sublimation Printing & Metallic Foiling

Friday 2 August | 10:30am–4:30pm

In this one-day workshop students will experiment using a heat press by foiling and fusing metallic materials. Towards the end of the workshop printers will have the opportunity to transform a set of notebooks, cards and gift tags using the foiling techniques.

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Couture Techniques

Saturday 3 August | 10:45am–4:30pm

Led by Zandra Rhodes’ 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

Saturdays, 10 and 17 August | 10:45am – 4:30pm

Led by creative pattern maker Michelle Lewis participants will cover the basic rules of flat pattern cutting. The 2-day course focuses on using fashion blocks to create womenswear garment components including simple sleeves and skirts. This process will include bodice dart manipulations, style lines and how to add fullness through gathers and pleats.

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Creating Colour Palettes with Sarah Campbell

Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 August | 11.15am – 4.30pm

Spend a weekend immersed in colour with expert textile designer Sarah Campbell.

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Peruvian Inspired Silk Painting | 2-day workshop

Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 August | 10:45am–4.30pm

This two-day workshop provides a structured introduction to the techniques of painting on silk and a master class in how to apply colour inspired by the textile arts of Peru.

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Copy Your Clothes

Friday 23 August | 10:45am–4:30pm

Is there a favourite shirt you wished was available in another fabric or a skirt worn so much that it has become threadbare? In this new 1-day workshop led by the Museum’s pattern cutting tutors 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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Couture Techniques

Saturday 31 August | 10:45am–4:30pm

Led by Zandra Rhodes’ 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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Weaving Colour: 2-Day Tapestry Workshop

Sat 7 and Sun 8 September | 11:15am – 4:15pm

Take colour inspiration from the current exhibition and learn a traditional skill on this two day tapestry workshop concentrating on colour.

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