Creative Textiles

This course is suitable for absolute beginners and those with a previous interest in textiles. There will be opportunities to construct pieces through mixed media and textile art.

Do you enjoy creative interaction with others? Come along and Investigate, Explore, Experiment and Enjoy!

This course will encourage you to explore new ideas in mixed media, create your own diary/ sketchbook, fabric samples and textile artwork

You will learn new techniques or revisit previous learning, build and manipulate materials and discover how ideas can be developed from initial starting points.

Techniques will be demonstrated, this course is practical, interactive and fun!

A mix of structured learning and creative response!

· Finding Inspiration, mood boards/ sketchbook, choosing a theme

· Drawing visually identifying starting points for textiles

· Collating presenting and selecting images for inspiration.

· Learn to love a sketchbook

· Bonding, trapping and layering fabrics

· Using sustainable materials and recycling thread and fabric to produce original surfaces

· Building colour in fabric/mixed media

· Cut fold , stitch applique and textural experiments

· Mark making,

· Stitching machine/hand,

· Ways to define, add detail and present art work

· Art and Design

· Textiles

· NC Art & Design (if you have the required qualifications or relevant experience)

· HND Art & Design (if you have the required qualifications or relevant experience)

· No formal entry requirements


Stirling Campus





Start date

18 January 2023

End date

15 March 2023

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