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.
On 20 th February a group of Buying Admin Assistants from the Arcadia group visited the Factory for a CPPD workshop. The ‘Factory Uncovered’ CPPD workshop is aimed at retailers to improve their communication with the suppliers. The unique four...read more
On 16 th February the ‘Queen of Seams’ Claudette Joseph hosted another TR Pattern Cutting taster course at the Fashion Technology Academy. TR pattern cutting means Transformational Reconstruction, this is a form of origami pattern cutting...read more
On Saturday 16 th February we hosted a production pattern making workshop with pattern cutting expert Maggie Stott! The aim of the one day workshop was to demonstrate the importance of the production pattern and how to improve the...read more
On 13 th and 14 th February four cohorts of students from Nottingham Trent University visited the Factory for an educational tour during their trip to London. As part of their BA Fashion Management course the students are currently in their...read more