Creative Textile Techniques

Ref: C3533152

This course will give students an introduction to some fabric construction techniques including weaving, feltmaking and ragrug work. Students will also learn a simple way to dye fabric and some surface decoration techniques including silk painting, batik and hand embroidery.

Course aim

This course will introduce students to the basics of several textile techniques.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Use a collage as the inspiration for a piece of textile work
  • Recycle fabric scraps using Bondaweb to create a new fabric
  • Use cold water dyes to dye fabric
  • Know what batik is and how it can be used to decorate fabric
  • Use some hand stitches to add to detail into a piece of textile

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

A materials list will be provided before the relevant session.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

Creative Textile Techniques

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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