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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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Pattern cutting equipment

Introduction to Pattern Cutting

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

29 January 2022
Head of Exhibitions, Dennis Nothdruft, poses with a dress from an exhibition

Behind the Seams: The Beautiful People

An up-close and intimate look at garments and accessories, with opportunities to handle several fascinating pieces from the exhibition.

2 February 2022
Dresses on display

Copy Your Clothes

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

11 February 2022
A selection of fashion drawings

Fashion Drawing

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

15 February 2022
Fashion sketches

Fashion Collection

In this two-hour workshop, students will create mood boards from a selection of images and use croquis to illustrate their final collection.

16 February 2022
An assortment of patterns

Textile Collection

In this two-hour workshop, students will design their own colourful collection for interiors, furnishings and accessories.

17 February 2022
Collage and folded paper

Kids Collage with Sarah Campbell

Have fun experimenting with paper folding and collage techniques with textile designer Sarah Campbell.

18 February 2022
Couture dresses on display in the museum

Couture Techniques

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.

19 February 2022
An assortment of fabrics

Fabric Painting with Sarah Campbell

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

22 February 2022