Textiles and Fashion - Textiles: Calcutta House CM2-01, CM2-13 and CM2-14 Fashion: Calcutta House CM5-03 and CM5-04

Zenith Garment by Courtney Harley.

Resources and open access



  • industrial sewing machines
  • domestic sewing machines
  • rug tufting
  • table looms for weave
  • AVL loom for weave
  • arm computerized weave
  • domestic knitting
  • hand knitting (large needles)
  • industrial knitting machine
  • digital printing
  • heat press
  • heat transfer printer
  • princess pleater x 2 machines
  • overlockers x 2 machines
  • dye room
  • steamer
  • eyelet machine
  • mannequins
  • hat blocks
  • cutting tables
  • pattern master
  • graden rules
  • pattern drafting tools
  • pattern cutting equipment
  • pantone directory
  • dye room
  • weave
  • stitch
  • digital print
  • soft furnishing


Textiles: Calcutta House CM2-01, CM2-13 and CM2-14
Fashion: Calcutta House CM5-03 and CM5-04


Textiles: Claire Whelan 
Fashion: Jalonta Cerniauskiene

Open access

Please see the schedule for access times.

Material payment

Please go to our eShop to pay for textiles materials.
Please go to our eShop to pay for fashion materials.

Health and Safety

Basic entry requirements

Textiles Health and Safety induction.

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EXHIBITION: Fine Art Year 1 Pop-Up series

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A series of pop-up exhibitions curated by first year Fine Art students.

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Thursday 19 April 2018, 2.00pm

A talk with guest artist Takaya Fujii about Ikebana, performativity and contemporary art.

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Thursday 3 May 2018, 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Peter Clossick will speak about the philosophy and ideas behind his figurative paintings from the 1980's to today.

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