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London College of Fashion

Textile Short Courses

  • International: Introduction to the Study of Fashion (FE Level 3)

    International: Introduction to the Study of Fashion is a preparatory and diagnostic course designed for International students (non EU countries) who want to progress to an undergraduate course at London College of Fashion.

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Pre-degree

  • Three editorial shoots
    Three editorial shoots

    International Preparation for Fashion (Certificate in Higher Education)

    This exciting and challenging course prepares you for entry into specialist undergraduate study at London College of Fashion, through a varied programme that combines study in fashion with communication and academic skills.

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Undergraduate

  • Introduction to Denim
    Introduction to Denim

    Introduction to Denim (Online Short Course)

     This Online Short Course on the blue jean looks at historical brands as well as the key players in today’s market. This will include the denim manufacturing processes as well as the jean anatomy, key washing treatments and trends, including

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • Introduction to Textiles
    Introduction to Textiles

    Introduction to Textiles (Online Short Course)

    In this online short course, you will gain an introduction to textiles by learning about the different types of fibres and fabrics. You will learn about techniques like weaving, printing, dyeing and knitting. You will also consider sustainability

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • Natural Dyes Student handling textile dye samples on desk
    Natural Dyes Student handling textile dye samples on desk

    Natural Dyes

    This course will provide you with a basic introduction to Natural Dye plants. Along with creative techniques to use with plant materials to dye natural fibres. Using a range of natural plant dye extracts you will explore the process of using natural

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • Introduction to Textiles
    Introduction to Textiles

    Sustainable Textiles (Online Short Course)

    In this online course you will learn about the environmental impact of the current textile industry, and about innovations that can make the industry much more sustainable.|

    This course will expand your understanding of the environmental problems

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • Introduction to Textiles
    Introduction to Textiles

    Textiles for Buyers and Designers (Online Short Course)

    In this online short course, fashion industry professionals will learn how to make better business decisions related to sourcing and working with woven and knitted fabrics.|

    This textiles course will help retail professionals and garment

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • Denim Fabric
    Denim Fabric

    Understanding Denim

    This one-day denim course will give you the opportunity to understand this complex product type, and explore topics in-depth with the opportunity to ask questions after each section of the lecture.|

    This one-day denim course will give you the

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • SIGNAT8053_UnderstandingFabricsColouring&FinishingFabrics
    SIGNAT8053_UnderstandingFabricsColouring&FinishingFabrics

    Understanding Fabrics: Colouring and Finishing Fabrics

    This fabric course course examines the characteristics and qualities of the different fabric colouration processes in relation to quality and cost.|

    This fibres and fabric course examines the characteristics and qualities of the different fabric

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • SIGNATUxO0_Understanding Fabrics: Fabric Construction
    SIGNATUxO0_Understanding Fabrics: Fabric Construction

    Understanding Fabrics: Fabric Construction

    This fabric construction course is a follow-on from 'Fibres & fabrics' and looks at how the construction of different fabrics helps to determine their characteristics, quality and cost.|

    For any career in fashion an understanding of fabrics is a

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • SIGNATzj0q_Understanding Fabrics: Fabric Testing and Quality
    SIGNATzj0q_Understanding Fabrics: Fabric Testing and Quality

    Understanding Fabrics: Fabric Testing and Quality

    This fabric testing quality course examines the quality aspects of different fashion fabrics. Using relevant British and European standards, a range of common textile test methods will be examined and how to interpret and evaluate the test results

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • IGNATAW5M_UnderstandingFabricFibres&Fabrics
    IGNATAW5M_UnderstandingFabricFibres&Fabrics

    Understanding Fabrics: Fibres and Fabrics

    This fibres and fabric course examines the characteristics and qualities of the different fabric colouration processes in relation to quality and cost. It also looks at a wide range of different fabric finishes and how they transform the fabric. The

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • Aerial view of Premier Vision trade show
    Aerial view of Premier Vision trade show

    Understanding Fabrics Study Tour to Première Vision, Paris

    For any career in fashion an understanding of fabrics is a must. This fibres and fabrics course provides a two-day essential overview of fabrics from fibre through to yarn and finally the finished fabrics, followed by an accompanied study tour to

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • Student holding knitted garments
    Student holding knitted garments

    Understanding Knitwear

    This knitwear course will provide you with a better understanding of the knitwear yarns and machinery used in bulk production. Samples will be studied so you can identify the most common knitwear structures used on the High Street.|

    This knitwear

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • Close up of Leather - Understanding Leather
    Close up of Leather - Understanding Leather

    Understanding Leather

    This course will look at selecting appropriate leathers for your product and examine the diversity of leather from stretch to exotic grains.|

    Leather is an adaptable and durable material used extensively in the fashion industry today.  With

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • SURFACC975_SurfacePatternForLeather
    SURFACC975_SurfacePatternForLeather

    Surface Pattern for Leather

    This surface pattern design courses offers you an introduction to the surface decoration and enhancement of leather.|

    This leather surface pattern design courses offers you an introduction to the surface decoration and enhancement of leather.

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course