Textile Techniques for Fashion

If you enjoy embroidery or are looking to enhance your art portfolio, this textile techniques course at Glasgow Clyde College will help you develop and build on your creative abilities. The focus of the course is to produce a concept garment, while giving you an insight into the world of fashion and textiles.

Course content

You will learn:
  • textile techniques, including machine and hand embroidery skills
  • fabric dyeing and fabric manipulation
  • how to produce a concept garment design tailored to an individual design brief
  • how to expand your drawing and research skills.

This course welcomes applicants with a range of experience and ages. Previous students have included retirees to adult returners. However if you're aged between 14 and 16, the College requires a letter of parental consent to be provided before you can be allocated a place on the course.

Course tutor

This course is taught by Angie MacMillan.


On successful competition of this course, you'll achieve SQA Higher National unit in:

  • Textile Techniques: An Introduction

Entry requirements (minimum)

As this course is suitable for beginners, there are no entry requirements. However, some drawing ability would be useful.

Progression routes

If you enjoy this course, you could consider expanding your knowledge with other evening courses, such as Printed Textiles or Soft Furnishings. It's also possible to progress onto full-time NC/HND Fashion Technology/Design programmes (subject to a selection process).

Start date

09 January 2018


12 Week(s)



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