Fashion & Textiles Courses

Learn the Basics of Fashion and Textiles. At Idea Store Learning we offer a broad range of fashion courses aimed at helping you learn or develop fashion and textile skills in a friendly and supportive environment. You do not need to own a sewing machine or necessarily have any previous experience as we have courses from beginner levels through to qualification courses. On offer are classes in which you can learn to sew, mend, customise or design your own clothes.

Some of the courses on offer:

• Get Started in Sewing
• Basic Fashion Design for Portfolio
• Pattern Cutting Basics
• Get Started in Fashion and Soft Tailoring
• Basic Window and Fashion Display
• Computer Aided Design (CAD) Pattern Cutting
  Gerber Technology
• Clothing Alterations
• Window and Fashion Display Skills
• Hand Knitting
• Vintage Fashion
• Sew a Quilt for Baby

Qualification Courses
We offer you courses that will allow you to qualify in the Fashion and Textile industry. The courses are industry standard, professionally recognised and will prepare you for work in the industry.

The courses are:

• City and Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Creative Techniques – Fashion Wear
• City and Guilds Level 1 Award – Make an Unlined Skirt
• City and Guilds Level 1 Award – Make a Pair of Casual Trousers
• City and Guilds Level 1 Award - Make a Shirt or a Top
• CAD Pattern Cutting Stage 1 & 2 Gerber Technology

Develop and Build your Fashion, Textiles and Visual Display Skills

Progress and improve your skills in fashion and textiles by joining one of our more advanced classes.

Some of the courses are:

• Improve your Sewing Techniques Workshop – All Levels
• Pattern Cutting Make Your Chosen Garment – All Levels
• Fashion and Soft Tailoring Jackets, Coats, Trousers and Shirts – All Levels
• Computer Aided Design (CAD) Pattern Cutting Gerber Technology
• Window and Fashion Display Skills – All Levels
• Clothing Alterations – All Levels
• Visual Merchandising – All Levels
• Make your own Heirloom Throw – All Levels

‘All Levels’ classes are a mix of more advanced learners who may be working on individual projects or developing more advanced skills and techniques.

To enrol call the Enrolment Line on 020 7364 5665, Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm or visit your local Idea Store.

Who to contact

Telephone
020 7364 5665
Email
ideastore@towerhamlets.gov.uk
Website
www.ideastore.co.uk/learning-fashion-textiles