Regular internal events hosted by FTA, including open days, masterclasses and one day taster courses. The open days are aimed at potential new learners so they can understand what courses are available and see first hand the live factory environment and training facilities. Masterclasses are hosted with leading industry experts and aimed at new business start-ups looking for quality advice and guidance on running their label successfully. Topics include "Finding the right manufacturer", "the importance of IP, trademarks and copyright", "How to successfully run your own PR" and much more!
Also available are one day taster courses for those unable to commit to the full-time accredited courses. These range from Absolute Beginners "your block, your body" to advanced sewing techniques. All events are listed below with details on how to apply.
During ‘Make It British’ at the Business Design Centre last month the Fashion Enter team met with a number of potential clients looking for production services such as pattern cutting, sampling and small run production. With a growing list of...read more
On 11th June Buying & Merchandising students from the Fashion Retail Academy visited the Factory for an educational site visit. The tour was lead by Production Director Caroline Ash who explained the full garment life cycle from...read more
Last Saturday (8 th June 2019) learners completed the final instalment of their Follow-On Gerber Advanced course. Taught by Gerber tutor Ben Cooper , the learners got into the nitty-gritty depths of the Pattern Design and Explorer. Over the...read more
On the 29 th May 2019 the Fashion Enter team welcomed 2 lecturers and 16 students all the way from Stephen F. Austin State University for a ‘Factory Uncovered’ tour and insight into every stage of the fashion manufacturing process....read more
Last Tuesday 21 st May, industry experts Della Nelson, Caroline Ash and Jenny Holloway informed a group of Fashion Masterclass attendees on the fundamentals of starting your own fashion business from initial design through to finished product....read more