Internal Events

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.

How to Build a Successful Brand with Caren Downie
19.04.2018 How to Build a Successful Brand with Caren Downie

Caren Downie is one of the most influential women in British fashion. Her previous roles have included Buying Director at Topshop, where she also initiated the now renowned NewGen sponsorship scheme. Following this Caren became the Fashion...

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Know your Ethical Factory
13.04.2018 Know your Ethical Factory

Hosted by Fashion Enter CEO Jenny Holloway this insightful masterclass will inform attendees on dealing with manufacturers, the process and the key elements to look for: Pre-planning the visit, setting an agenda and what you really want to...

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Gerber Accumark V10 for Beginners 
07.04.2018 Gerber Accumark V10 for Beginners 

Gerber Accumark V10 for Beginners  Providing a substantial grounding and the starting blocks for Gerber beginners. 15 hour course over three consective Saturdays - 7th, 14th and 21sr April  Class 1 Introducing the...

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Fabric Appreciation Masterclass
15.03.2018 Fabric Appreciation Masterclass

Led by former Fabric Technologist for Marks & Spencer Deborah Shulton you will learn the importance of understanding properties of fabrics and the influences on cost, quality and lead times. An essential part of the design process is...

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Future-Proofing Your Brand With Trend Forecasting
06.03.2018 Future-Proofing Your Brand With Trend Forecasting

On Tuesday 6th March 2018 from 10.00 - 12.00 FashionCapital will offer valuable insight into the world of trend prediction with Lester Pedersen Creative Director of TRENDZOOM. 1. Do you need a trend forecasting service, if so, which one?...

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