Design and Make Your Own T-shirt or Bag

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Create your own patterns and designs for transfer onto your own T-shirt or practical tote bag!

This course is especially designed for young creatives between 12–16 years old with an interest in fashion and textiles.

 In this short and intensive week, you will work on a project of your choice, relating to your own favoured theme, with guidance from the tutor. 

What I'll learn

You will learn how to use a domestic sewing machine and produce a number of textile processes to add to your design such as iron-on applique, embroidery and much more.

This course is a fun opportunity for young people to experience the creative skills used in the fashion world.


How I'll learn

You will guided through relaxed, informal instruction during the creation of your chosen project. 


Entry Requirements

As this is a short and intensive course, you will need to arrive prepared on your first session with a basic T-shirt and tote bag, a selection of images / photos / drawings / ideas to work with to enable you to be able to work with your own designs.

These can be your drawings, photographs, paintings, fabric samples, designs and images but can also be colours, textures and patterns that inspire you. 

Please bring refreshments and a snack.


How to Apply

You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:

  • Register your contact details online and verify your account
  • Go to your desired course page and click again on ENROL NOW. Follow the link to pay for your course

Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible. If you prefer to enrol in person please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.

This course will be run subject to demand. If you wish to enrol within one week of the start date, please call us on 0800 612 6008 first to check the course is running.