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Alongside a diverse programme of temporary exhibitions, the Museum also offers engaging talks, workshops and short courses.

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Front cover of the book 'How to Draw Like a Fashion Designer

Draw like a Designer

21 Dec 2022

Sharpen up your drawing skills and learn fashion drawing tricks with this one-hour workshop.

A Christmas pudding decoration surrounded by materials to make it

Christmas Crafts Drop-in: Make a Christmas Pudding decoration

22 Dec 2022

Get creative this Christmas and make your Christmas pudding decoration while visiting the exhibition, Kaffe Fassett: The Power of Pattern.

A digitally-created floral background
Digital design course

Photoshop for Textile Design

6–14 Jan 2023

This 4-day course will teach you the tools, techniques and methods used to create textile designs, repeat patterns, and present your ideas.

Couture dresses on display in the museum

Couture Techniques

7 Jan 2023

This popular one-day workshop will give you the know-how and confidence to work with high end fabrics such as chiffon and silk satin.

Fashion School

Short Course in Draping

9 Jan – 27 Feb 2023

Learn the techniques involved in draping on a dress form at this beginner's 7-day short course.


Fabric Painting with Sarah Campbell

11 Jan 2023

Learn how to incorporate shape, colour, motifs and form when designing a pattern for a home textile.

Dresses on display

Copy Your Clothes

13 Jan 2023

Learn the skills used by couture fashion houses to copy elements of historical garments without the need to pull them apart.

A fashion illustration of two blouses created from a scanned image
Digital design course

Illustrator for Flats and Fashion Illustration

16 Jan – 6 Feb 2023

This 4-day course will help you to create fashion flats, repeat patterns and vectorising complex designs.

Silk painting

Silk Painting

18 Jan 2023

An introduction to the techniques of painting on silk and a master class in how to apply colour and create stunning designs.

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