Workshops

Copy your Clothes

Friday 15 February / 10:45am–4:30pm (Fully Booked)

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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Couture Techniques

Saturday 16 February | 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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Cool Crochet Basics

Tuesday 19 February | 11:30am or 2pm (Sold Out)

Led by luxury knitwear designer Katie Jones, this colourful 1.5-hour workshop will teach you the basics of crochet. Experiment with stitches whilst making your own chunky statement necklace or head piece.

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Half Term Collage with Sarah Campbell

Thursday 21 February / 10.30am or 2:30pm

Have fun experimenting with paper folding and collage techniques with expert textile designer Sarah Campbell.

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Draw like a Designer / for Ages 12+

Friday 22 February | 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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Pattern Cutting Introduction / 2-day Saturday workshop

Saturdays, 23 February and 2 March / 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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Sublimation Printing & Metallic Foiling Workshop

Friday 1 March | 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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Crochet for Interiors with Katie Jones

Saturday 9 and 16 March | 11.30am – 4.30pm

Join sustainable knitwear designer Katie Jones and learn how to produce your very own stylish hand crafted cushion.

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1960s Fashion Life Drawing with The Secret Drawing Club

Sunday 10 March | 11:30am or 2:30pm

Join The Secret Drawing Club for a special session of 1960s inspired life drawing. Produce your own drawings of a specially created tableau, influenced by 1960s fashions and the museum’s current exhibition Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution.

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Silk Painting Workshop

Friday 15 March |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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Couture Techniques

Saturday 23 March 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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Copy your Clothes

Friday 29 March  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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Fashion Collection Workshop

Wednesday 10 April | 11:30am or 2:30pm

Taking inspiration from the current exhibition Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution students will work with experienced fashion and textile designer Suki Bourne to design their own colourful collection.

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Easter Pompoms with Katie Jones

Saturday 20th April | 11:30am or 2pm

Get crafty this Easter holiday and make your own colourful pompom creations under the expert guidance of sustainable knitwear designer Katie Jones. In this 1.5 hour session get inventive with brightly coloured wool to make charming Easter decorations including chicks, eggs and whimsical Easter bunnies.

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Fabric Painting with Sarah Campbell

Wednesday 24 April | 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'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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Peruvian Inspired Silk Painting / 2-day Workshop

Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 May | 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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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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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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1960s Fashion Life Drawing with The Secret Drawing Club

Tuesday 21 May | 11:30am or 2:30pm

Join The Secret Drawing Club for a special session of 1960s inspired life drawing. Produce your own drawings of a specially created tableau, influenced by 1960s fashions and the museum’s current exhibition Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution.

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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

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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