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Textiles and materials

A collection of textured swatches in whites and blues.
A collection of textured swatches in whites and blues.
Textiles by Laetitia Forst, © Alys Tomlinson

Our textile courses will help you work with materials and get the most out of them. From embroidery and printmaking to textile design, you’ll discover a multidisciplinary approach.

Courses

  • 5 different pink and patterned costume designs hanging in a window display at Central Saint Martins.
    Pre Degree: Foundation Diploma in Art and Design | Curriculum Area: Fashion and Textiles, Foundation Show 2017, © Martin Slivka
    Pre-degree  

    Hone your technical skills on a specialist route or choose an open curriculum. Gain the skills and knowledge you need to pursue a relevant degree.

  • A collection of patterned textiles featuring organic shapes in blues, blacks, pinks and oranges.
    Undergraduate: BA (Hons) Textile Design, Textiles with organic shapes by Tayla-Jayne Sander, © Alys Tomlinson
    Undergraduate  

    Work alongside industry experts as you develop your craft and build your knowledge. Gain the skills to define your own professional practice.

  • Painting and textile installation featuring multi-coloured patterns in blues, blacks, greens, oranges, pinks and yellows.
    Postgraduate: MA Textile Design, Painting and textile installation by Yan Feng, © David Poultney
    Postgraduate  

    Take your studies to the next level as you develop specialist skills with a particular focus. Further your career as you deepen your research.

  • A selection of equipment from the weave room.
    Short Courses: Weave Room equipment, © Alys Tomlinson
    Short Courses  

    Get a taste of this subject area as you learn applicable skills in courses such as Knitwear and Textile Print Design.

Memunatu Barrie, BA (Hons) Textile Design

Facilities

  • Student holding a cast of someone's face.
    CSM, MA Material Futures, Nina Cutler working in the Studio, © Alys Tomlinson
    Central Saint Martins

    Discover our workshops and facilities for textiles and materials at Central Saint Martins.

  • Technician using the weave machine.
    Textiles by Laetitia Forst, © Alys Tomlinson
    Chelsea College of Arts

    Discover our workshops and facilities for textiles and materials at Chelsea College of Arts.

  • Student using a sewing machine in an LCF studio.
    LCF, BA (Hons) Fashion Textiles, Tsitsi Fred working in the studio, Case study, © Alys Tomlinson
    London College of Fashion

    Discover our workshops and facilities for textiles and materials at London College of Fashion.

Graduate Showcase


Get inspired by work from our most recent textiles and materials graduates.

Visit the Showcase

Abstract shot of yellow and orange textured materials
Organic shape textile design by Anograini Stiady, © Alys Tomlinson

Stories