What will you do on this course?
In studying Textile Design you will have the opportunity to develop comprehensive skills in handling all textile techniques from couching, embroidery and printing to full garment construction and pattern cutting. You will gain confidence in your abilities to express yourself creatively through sketch book presentation, fashion illustration toile making and garment/product construction.
How will you be assessed?
Students are assessed through a combination of personal investigation (120/200 marks) and externally set task (80/200 marks). Students personal investigations include a major project piece and a related study of 1000 to 3000 words.
What could this course lead to?
Foundation Art course or full degree in Art/Textiles/ Fashion/Theatre and Film/Costume design. Former students have gone on to university courses in Fashion, Textiles Print and Weave, Fashion Journalism, Fashion and Retail Management and Women’s Wear Technology.
Students embarking on this course preferably should have some artistic abilities but it is not necessary to have studied Textiles at GCSE Level.
What syllabus do you follow?