This is a practical course which will give students the opportunity to design and make a wide range of unique craft, sculpture and textile pieces using a range of different materials. They will also learn how to be resourceful and create unique pieces from up-cycled materials. Students will learn the practical skills of sewing, which will include patchwork quilting, applique and felting. Emphasis throughout the course is placed on drawing and design.
- Creativity and a strong interest in design, and learning about textile and craft skills are essential.
- Leaving Cert/Leaving Cert Applied or its equivalent.
- For mature students, work experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications