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Dubied Machine Knitting for Pattern and Texture

Nottingham Trent University
Course summary
1 week
450 GBP excl. VAT
English
Full time
Nottingham
Next available date: 03/08/2020 10:00 - Nottingham
Last application: 02/08/2020
Professional Training

Course description

Dubied Machine Knitting for Pattern and Texture

This course introduces a variety of methods to help you produce unique fabrics that display a range of properties whilst exploring the use of colour, textured structures and stitch manipulation.

It’s ideal for students and practitioners who have a basic understanding of machine knitting and who wish to develop their textile design skills or experimental skills as part of a textile art practice.

This course uses Dubied handflat double-bed knitting machines, which can create a wide variety of fabrics using stitch structures such as hold stitch, tuck stitch, needle layouts, racking and selective needle use.

You’ll receive instruction on hand-manipulation methods using stitch transfer in both repeat and freeform methods.

The workshops will also cover problem-solving techniques to help you become more self-sufficient after the course.

The university boasts a wide range of machine gauges, so you’ll be able to choose to develop fabric weights that most suit your interest, or you can choose to experiment with a range of fabric weights for different projects.

On this course you will:

  • explore how to transform design ideas into fabrics
  • receive a good grounding towards developing individual textile practices for personal or commercial application
  • spend time on the knitting machines, starting with demonstrations of techniques with double-bed and single-bed fabrics
  • use personal sketchbook development, photography and research
  • be able to bring your own questions to the development of your knitted fabrics.

You will have time to develop your own structures using the methods learned, with help from the course tutor during group feedback and one-to-one sessions.

What will I gain?

You’ll leave the course with a portfolio of swatches showcasing fabrics that can be developed for use in other textile design applications.

Click through above to book your place online.

Modern accommodation is available a short walk from our studios and is available to those booked on to a summer school course for an additional fee.

Accommodation can be booked online via the link above.

If you have mobility issues, please let us know in advance so that we can be sure to accommodate your needs.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

Level: Beginner

Entry requirement: Experience of using a knitting machine is required.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

One week of quality tuition with an experienced tutor.

Certificate of attendance upon completion.

Indicative class size: 8

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Nottingham Trent University
50 Shakespeare Street
NG1 4FQ Nottingham

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Loved every minute! Enjoyed the creativity and opportunity to experiment with Martha's input guiding me
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