Study fashion and textiles courses at a university that equips you with the tools and knowledge to create work you can be proud of.
RMIT has a global reputation for excellence in fashion and textiles education. Learn how to craft handbags and shoes from raw materials, how to sew tops and skirts, and how to use Adobe software to develop art relevant to textile, clothing, and footwear industries. You’ll learn the techniques of top designers to make garments that look professionally made.
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RMIT sewing short courses aim to provide you with sewing techniques that will last a lifetime. Craft clothes that suit and fit your body, and learn how to make dresses, pants, jackets, lingerie
Beginner or intermediate level courses available such as:
- Sewing 2 Lingerie and Swimwear
- Sewing 3 Chanel-style jacket
In an RMIT fashion styling short
Launch your career with these courses:
- Fashion Styling
- How to be a Personal Stylist
- Visual Merchandising: Styling for Retail and Display
Courses such as:
- Shoe Making: Creating Footwear by Hand
- Shoe Making - Intensive: Derby
- Shoe Making: Sandals
Start creating with these courses:
Jewelleryand Accessories Making
- Introduction to Jewellery Design and Making 1 or 2
Jewelleryand Accessories: 3D Modelling and Printing Jewelleryand Accessories: Upcycling
RMIT’s patternmaking courses are suitable for those working in the clothing industry as well as those crafting at home. These courses provide the foundation for students who would like to make their own clothes and want an alternative to using
Popular courses include:
- Pattern Drafting
- Patternmaking: Make a Pattern from Your Favourite Garment
Experience an insider's guide on being a successful stylist with Franco Schifilliti
Franco started off in fashion buying for womenswear then moved to fashion forecasting which paved the way to a career in styling.
"I use my knowledge to inspire & inform the students, encouraging students to build on their knowledge & skill sets.
I am excited by my work as Fashion is constantly changing and is never static. I enjoy seeing new talent emerge."
Develop garment construction techniques with expert Sandra
Sandra joined RMIT in 1999 and built the sewing short course to the high level it has become today. Every day her passion for teaching continues to grow. Through continued observation, she has incorporated into her classes a variety of techniques and methods that have helped her students, especially those that are just beginning their sewing journey.
In 2003 Sandra started her Fashion business in Alchemy Fashion in High Street, Northcote. She began with designing and making her own range of clothing and millinery as well as bespoke dressmaking for clients.
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