Short Courses


Gain insight and explore the nature of textiles and fabric manipulation as a creative and experimental process to create objects or garments.

Courses marked as (credit) are open to all, however participants will be required to matriculate as a student at the University of Edinburgh as part of the registration process for these courses. Guidance on this process will be provided. Find out more about studying for credit here.

Please note that from September 2017, bookings for non-credit courses will close 8 days before a course start date. Bookings for credit courses will close 15 days before a course start date.


Term 1 Courses (Starting September 2017)


Tapestry: Basic Techniques (Credit) 


Printed Textiles Design: Basic Techniques (Credit) 
Textiles: 3D Forms (Credit) 

Term 2 Courses (Starting January 2018)


Tapestry: Exploring Texture (Credit)
Introduction to Tapestry Techniques
Introduction to World Textiles


Textiles: Introduction to Stitch (Credit)
Printed Textiles Design: Exploring Dye (Credit)

Term 3 Courses (Starting April 2018)


Tapestry: Drawing in Weave (Credit)
Fabricating Fashion 


Textiles: Exploring Fabrics