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Textile Short Courses

  • Model in purple rouched off the shoulder dress against a black background
    Model in purple rouched off the shoulder dress against a black background

    BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles: Print

    This textiles degree helps students forge a career as a creative designer for fashion textiles through the specialist pathway of print.

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Undergraduate

  • Model in pink knit headpiece and embroidered jumper and denim shorts
    Model in pink knit headpiece and embroidered jumper and denim shorts

    BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles: Knit

    This textiles degree specialising in knit, teaches students how to design and produce surface pattern and texture for fashion fabrics in preparation for a career as a textiles designer.

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Undergraduate

  • Close-up of orange and blue embroidery
    Close-up of orange and blue embroidery

    BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles: Embroidery

    This textiles degree in embroidery nurtures the next generation of textiles designers for the fashion and apparel industries.

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Undergraduate

  • 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

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

    Understanding Leather

    Leather is an adaptable and durable material used extensively in the fashion industry today.  With so many functional and decorative properties it is used to produce garments, footwear and handbags as well as luxury leather goods.

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • 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

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    SIGNAT13v0_UnderstandingKnitwea

    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. Performance,

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • SIGNATUxO0_Understanding Fabrics: Fabric Construction
    SIGNATUxO0_Understanding Fabrics: Fabric Construction

    Understanding Fabrics: Fabric Construction

    For any career in fashion an understanding of fabrics is a must. This fabric construction course looks at how the construction of different fabrics helps to determine their characteristics, quality and cost. You will gain an understanding of the

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

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    SIGNAT8053_UnderstandingFabricsColouring&FinishingFabrics

    Understanding Fabrics: Colouring and Finishing 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.

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

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    IGNATAW5M_UnderstandingFabricFibres&Fabrics

    Understanding Fabrics: Fibres and Fabrics

    This one-day course has been specially designed for assistant buyers and designers from UK retail stores, and includes a mixture of theory and practical exercises, delivered by a textile technology expert.  

    The characteristics

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

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    NATURAmk7K_NaturalDyes

    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

    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.

    The day long lecture will cover:

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

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    SURFACC975_SurfacePatternForLeather

    Surface Pattern for Leather

    This leather surface pattern design courses offers you an introduction to the surface decoration and enhancement of leather. Here's your chance to develop a creative, experimental approach to working with leather, and explore some of the many

    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 course examines the quality aspects of different fashion fabrics. Using relevant British and European standards, a range of common textile test methods will be

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • Introduction to Denim
    Introduction to Denim

    Introduction to Denim (Online Short Course)

    This Online Short Course explores the birth of the blue jean, looking at historical brands as well as the key players in today’s market. You will be learning about the denim manufacturing processes as well as the jean anatomy—key

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course

  • Introduction to Textiles
    Introduction to Textiles

    Introduction to Textiles (Online Short Course)

    We are all surrounded by fabrics every day of our lives and, whether interested in fashion or not, we are aware of the continuous reinvention of new colours, patterns and designs in fabrics. But what do you know about the fibres that fabrics are

    College: London College of Fashion
    Level: Short Course