Short courses
Design

An Introduction to Fashion

Fashion designers use key skills, techniques and processes in producing innovations in clothing and dress. This course introduces you to these key principles, techniques and language of the subject and follow the process from interpreting the brief to realising a creative garment idea. No previous knowledge is assumed and you are encouraged to explore a range of ideas, processes and methods while completing a negotiated project.

Course information

Part-time

  • Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00

More part-time details

  • Enrolment date: Starts Monday 1 July, Mondays & Wednesdays for 4 weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291

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Further information

Starts Monday 1 July, Mondays & Wednesdays for 4 weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm.

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Where you study

Middlesbrough Campus

What you study

Module Aims:
- To develop an understanding of the key principles and contexts of fashion and garment making.
- To develop the knowledge and practical skills in garment making and the stages in the production of a garment from design, draw in to patternmaking and toiles.
- To provide opportunities for students to originate and present imaginative designs in their own subject area.
- To encourage a reflective approach to learning.




Indicative Content:
- Contexts of contemporary fashion design
- The creative process and concept development including trends, fashion sketching and fashion drawing
- Creatively explore the techniques and processes in simple garment production
- Project presentations and reflective summary

How you are assessed

The module will be assessed through a portfolio of creative work (100%).

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements needed

Course information

Part-time

  • Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00

More part-time details

  • Enrolment date: Starts Monday 1 July, Mondays & Wednesdays for 4 weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm
  • Admission enquiries: 01642 342291

Contact details

Further information