Sustainable Textiles for 15 - 17 Year Olds

Sustainable Textiles for 15 - 17 Year Olds
  • Level(s) of study: Short course
  • Study mode(s): Short course
  • Location: City Campus
  • Starting: 27 July 2020
  • Course duration: Monday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm, one week

Become part of the creative action and develop your textile portfolio and sustainability knowledge on this summer course, perfect for the next generation of designers.

The course provides you with knowledge about sustainable textile design and the skills to work creatively with natural materials.


On this course you will build portfolio-standard work that’ll support a college or university application or to gain work experience.

You’ll be introduced to techniques through group demonstrations, samples, paper-based instructions, feedback and tutorials.

What will you gain?

By the end of this course you’ll understand the importance of ethical approach to textiles.

You’ll have a portfolio of new drawings and designs, plus examples of textiles.

You’ll have real hand-on experience of what it is like to be a textiles student at university, and an understanding of what admissions tutors are looking for.

Tutor profile: Theodora Prassa is a multidisciplinary textile and visual artist who has exhibited internationally.

She completed her MA in fashion and textile design at Nottingham Trent University, where she embraced both fine art practices and textile design and making.

Any questions?

Contact the short course team:

Email: creativeshortcourses@ntu.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)115 848 2813

What you'll study

During this course you will:

  • be introduced to ethical design
  • follow tutor demonstrations
  • learn about various textile techniques and surface decoration
  • explore mark making
  • dye fabrics and other surfaces with natural materials
  • create impact through your work.

Fees and funding

The fee for this course is £425.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

The fee for this course is £425.

Payment is due at the time of booking.

Still need help?

+44 (0)115 941 8418