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Introduction to Eco Textiles - Award in Creative Craft

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Discover how to use natural materials to create eco dyes and prints, with our Introduction to Eco Textiles (Entry Level 3) course at Writtle College.

Our part-time course offers an introduction to various aspects of eco textiles, including the use of natural materials, papers, fabrics and print media. We’ll also explore tools and equipment that can be used to create printed and dyed samples.

As a student at Writtle College you’ll be based on our beautiful countryside campus. You’ll plan and create your own craft product while working safely with a range of materials.

We offer both daytime (Mondays 10am-1pm) and evening (Thursdays 6-9pm) courses.

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Be a part of our community

Study at Writtle College and:

  • make full use of creative facilities including two design studios
  • learn from experienced tutors, who'll provide encouragement and feedback
  • be part of a friendly community on our beautiful countryside campus.


Having successfully completed this course, you’ll have the practical skills to progress to a Level 1 or 2 qualification – such as our Level 2 Award in Textiles – and develop a portfolio of work.

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