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14th July - 10th August 2019

Fashion, Textiles and 3D Form

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Fashion, Textiles and 3D Form

Tutors: Laura Rothenburg
Weeks:  3 and 4

Course Details


What happens when you combine fashion with textiles? An explosion of colour and techniques. In this unique course, you will develop your own fashion design and use sewing machines and hand stitching skills to attach textile details. You will manipulate the fabrics into 3D form, using soft sculpting or piecing to bring your ideas to life. There will also be a chance to use piping, Italian quilting, patchwork, pleating and more to create a fashion piece ready for the catwalk.

Course Notes

This course offers a student the insight into the world of fashion, a starting point to creating a portfolio of ideas and designs to enhance entry to an Art School if one desires.

The ever-changing world of classic to outrageous designs in 'Ready to Wear' fashion from the runways of New York, Tokyo, Moscow and London have an exuberant range of designers. Such as Noa Raviv, Babette Sperling, Laura Baruel, Iris Van Herpen and so many more creating extreme but amazing 3D designs for fashion.

Students will learn to adapt a range of textile techniques and 3D form by manipulation of fabric into a structural form, the student will apply the methods to their final idea thus creating an amazing fashion garment unique and original in their style.

All materials will be provided for exploration.