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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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A set of embroidered words
Workshop

Family Drop in: Embroidery

7 Apr – 1 Sep

Experiment and learn some basic stitches as you decorate a printed design.

Couture dresses on display in the museum
Workshop

Couture Techniques

Sat, 13 Aug

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.

Silk painting
Workshop

Silk Painting

Wed, 17 Aug

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

Pattern cutting equipment
Workshop

Introduction to Pattern Cutting

20–27 Aug

The two-day course focuses on using fashion blocks to create womenswear garment components including simple sleeves and skirts.

A closeup of an embroidered shamrock and acorn
Workshop

Coronation Gold: Shamrock and Acorn

Tue, 23 Aug

Learn many embroidery techniques including trellis, chipping, couching and appliqué.

Collage of fabric
Workshop

Decorative Collage with Sarah Campbell

Wed, 24 Aug

Spend a day creating decorative collages under the expert hand of Sarah Campbell.

Dresses on display
Workshop

Copy Your Clothes

Fri, 26 Aug

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

Dresses on display
Workshop

Copy Your Clothes

Fri, 7 Oct

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

A selection of fashion drawings
Workshop

Fashion Drawing

Wed, 12 Oct

Explore the basics of fashion drawing using simple but effective techniques on croquis, articulating your design ideas on paper

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