Textile Design E-Courses


Basic RGBJanuary 26, 2015

Bring clarity and focus to your collection development process with The Sellable Sketch, the most popular course in our Textile Design Lab e-learning community. The Sellable Sketch system has changed the lives of hundreds of designers and will take the guesswork out of what to design each season! The group study has some great extras like a subscription to WGSN and a series of inspirational and informative emails to keep you motivated! This group-study begins on January 26, 2015. Register here!




February 2, 2015

Adobe Photoshop is an extremely powerful program with countless options, tools, and settings that can open up a world of opportunity for designers. In Photoshop for Designers Part One, our goal is to help you discover the most efficient and effective use of the program while creating the artwork that you love to design. Class begins on February 2, 2015. Register here!




UltimateGuideMarch 16, 2015

How would it feel to stop guessing your way through the repeat process? How would it feel to go beyond the standard set and tossed layouts that you have used for years? How would it feel to have a system to developing patterns and repeats that you can refer back to when you are feeling overwhelmed or lost? Your design process would feel EMPOWERED and you would have the CONFIDENCE to get your work out into the world. This course is now free as part of our Textile Design Lab membership. This group-study begins on March 16, 2015. Register here!




Basic RGB

May 26, 2015

As a designer you love to create beautiful things. You create beautiful patterns, illustrations and color palettes on a daily basis and couldn’t imagine your life any other way. Did you ever stop to think about how you could bring beauty to the rest of your design business? Yes, a well designed marketing plan can be a thing of beauty and I’ll show you how in our four week course, Sharing Your Work. Class begins May 26, 2015. Apply Today.



textile design courses- Mastering Your Market

June 22, 2015

In Mastering Your Market experts in the apparel, home decor and quilting markets share an insider’s perspective into what prints and patterns buyers are looking for season after season. Class begins on June 22, 2015. Learn more here!




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