When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Yulia Pakalina
  • Course Code C24FACC14A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This short course aims to introduce participants to innovative ways of creating fashion textiles using repurposed and upcycled materials. Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical exercises, participants will explore sustainable textile techniques, develop creative design solutions, and learn how to transform discarded materials into unique fashion textiles. This course is suitable for individuals interested in sustainable fashion, textile arts, and creative reuse.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explore the concept of repurposing and upcycling materials for fashion textiles.
  • Understand the considerations for selecting and evaluating repurposed materials for textile projects.
  • Practice reconstructing textiles into new fabric compositions and structures.
  • Experiment with surface embellishment techniques, such as embroidery, appliqué, and fabric manipulation.
  • Explore ways to incorporate printing and dyeing techniques to transform repurposed textiles.
  • Learn techniques for joining and stitching repurposed materials to create cohesive textile surfaces.

Class format and activities

Regular participation in hands-on textile exercises and projects using a range of repurposed materials.