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.
 

Masterclass with Rosie Burbidge Author of European Fashion Law
27.02.2019 Masterclass with Rosie Burbidge Author of European Fashion Law

After attending Rosie’s book launch, Fashion Enter were extremely delighted to have her on board to present Fashion Law – An Introduction Based on her highly acclaimed book European Fashion Law: A practical Guide from Start-Up to Global...

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Arcadia return for the Factory Uncovered workshop
21.02.2019 Arcadia return for the Factory Uncovered workshop

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...

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PR Masterclass – Resounding Success!
21.02.2019 PR Masterclass – Resounding Success!

On 21 st February founder and director of PR Dispatch Rosie Davies returned for her hugely anticipated masterclass on ‘How to do your Own PR’ Aimed at emerging and established designers the aim of the masterclass is to show businesses...

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TR Pattern Cutting Taster Course Success!
19.02.2019 TR Pattern Cutting Taster Course Success!

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...

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Essential Elements to Make your Pattern Production Ready
18.02.2019 Essential Elements to Make your Pattern Production Ready

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...

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