A Day of Textiles with a Christmas Twist | Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

A Day of Textiles with a Christmas Twist at Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

A Day of Textiles with a Christmas Twist at Broadstairs Adult Education Centre

Price: £47.00 Starts: 25/11/2017 Time: 10:00 - 15:30
Tutor: Lisa Peru Ends: 25/11/2017 Location: Broadstairs Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

This Christmas inspired 1-day course will introduce you to specialist equipment, materials and techniques used for transferring designs/images to textiles. You will explore a unique specialist dye system/process used in the fashion and textiles industry. A highly diverse and versatile dye system that allows you to print a painted image from paper on to fabric in seconds with the use of a heat press. A tutor will guide you through the methodology of the process with demonstrations, along with one-to-one feedback, allowing you to develop technical proficiency and confidence in transfer printing for textiles. You will produce a small collection of printed fabrics with a Christmas twist, along with a number of painted designs. You will also be using festive coloured felt to create decorations, a stocking or bunting with the use of the transfer dyes, basic sewing techniques and appliqué. You will also have the opportunity of creating Christmas gifts for friends and family.
2. Indicative short course content (How the content of the short course meets the aims above).

During the course you will learn technical skills such as: generating autographic designs and images for print, colour mixing and preparing dyes, transfer printing with specialist equipment and appliqué. This is a creative experimental course, with the opportunity of printing and creating your own self-directed designs with a Christmas twist.
Tutors will be able to give tailored advice based on your own particular creative goals.

3. Learning outcomes of the course (i.e. what the student is expected to understand or be able to do after completing this course).
• Produce effective drawings and painted designs to a given theme.
• Demonstrate an understanding of print practice methods for textiles.
• Demonstrate technical skills in the preparation of artwork and dyes for print.
• Use materials and equipment safely

How will I be taught?

Courses provide an opportunity for students to learn and develop skills, techniques and understand how to design for a chosen craft to a higher level. Students will also be expected to research and respond to the design aspects of craft. Tutors will use a variety of teaching methods including demonstration, instructions, one-to-one tutorial guidance, group discussions and critiques.Students will be encouraged to look at the work of other craftspeople and artists, both contemporary and historical and keep a sketchbook/ notebook to record goals/ ideas, processes and progress. It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity. Students will need to participate fully to get the most out of the course. Our courses are taught by qualified and experienced tutors most of whom are practising craftspeople.
One to one tutorial guidance, group critiques, self-assessment against learning outcomes stated on the Individual Learning Plan.

What do I need to bring with me?

We will advise.

What can I do next?

Your tutor will be able to advise you. We offer a range of textile courses, both longer and more workshop based.

What do I need to join the course

No previous experience necessary.
Everyone from beginners to those with experience in these processes.

Getting there

Broadstairs Adult Education Centre
Hilderstone Centre
St. Peters Road
CT10 2JW

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code BRO/54174/F/LC.
Course Code: BRO/54174/F/LC Book Now

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