When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor To be confirmed
  • Course Code C23FACC11A
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

The course immerses students in the intricate world of textile design. Participants explore the seamless integration of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to create captivating repeat patterns for fashion and textiles prints. From understanding pattern elements to mastering digital tools, students delve into the nuances of design, learning to create and manipulate motifs, colours and compositions. This hands-on experience emphasises both software proficiency and artistic flair, empowering individuals to craft vibrant, seamless repeat patterns suitable for textiles, garments and accessories.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamental principles of pattern design, including motifs, colour schemes, layout and composition, essential for creating visually appealing and balanced repeat patterns
  • Gain proficiency in using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, harnessing the software’s features to design, edit and refine intricate repeat patterns for fashion and textiles
  • Develop the skills to create versatile repeat patterns suitable for fabrics, garments and accessories, ensuring continuity and coherence in design


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    The course is designed to foster a dynamic learning environment that caters to students of varying skill levels and backgrounds. It is oriented towards a process-based approach while nurturing personal creative development. To ensure continual progress, students receive regular and detailed feedback and guidance tailored to each student’s needs. The classes incorporate tutor’s demonstrations, handouts and practical learning activities. Good attendance and punctuality are key to achieve in this practical course.

    Entry requirements

    This course is suitable for complete beginners and those wishing to refresh and expand their digital skills.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Excellent attendance and punctuality is required from all students. Students are generally expected to spend some time outside of class for completion of activities.Please note the eating and drinking is not allowed in the fashion studios - you are allowed to have bottled water. Students must be able to read, write and understand English.

    What you need

    The sessions will be carried out on Morley college computers, however, you are welcome to bring your own laptop with installed Adobe Illustrator on it. You can also bring computer mouse or a graphics tablet if you have one. You will also need to budget approximately £10-30 for printing images.

    What you can do next

    Continue your journey with us in a variety of engaging courses on offer all the way up to a full BA (Hons) in Fashion Design. Visit www.morleycollege.ac.uk today for more inspiration and information!