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The importance of Pattern Grading!
09.02.2018 The importance of Pattern Grading!

Grading has become a lost art, reduced to a set of instructions applied in a disjointed way.  Making the sample size is easy, but retaining that style and fit through all the derived sizes requires more than just a formula. The skilled grader...

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Gerber for beginners – new dates announced!
06.02.2018 Gerber for beginners – new dates announced!

Due to popular demand we are running another Gerber Accumark V10 for Beginners course at the Fashion Technology Academy The three day course will take place on Saturday 7th April, 14th April and 28th April from 09.00 – 15.00 each day....

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Pattern Grading for Womenswear with Maggie Stott
05.02.2018 Pattern Grading for Womenswear with Maggie Stott

Following the success of Maggie Stott's Production Pattern Making course at the FTA we are delighted to announce further dates! ‘Maggie is a fountain of excellent knowledge!’ Claire commented since her latest session with Maggie on...

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Perfect Patterns Level 1 and 2 Courses
01.02.2018 Perfect Patterns Level 1 and 2 Courses

Fashion Technology Academy offers a wide range of award winning courses including the Perfect Patterns level 1 and 2 courses. There has been a lack of industry based pattern cutters within the fashion industry, the FTA Perfect Patterns course...

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TR PATTERN CUTTING Master Course announced!
26.01.2018 TR PATTERN CUTTING Master Course announced!

Following the success of the TR taster course with Claudette Joseph we have now released dates for the master course! TR pattern cutting translates into immediate and intuitive 3D draped creations in opposition to the more conventional artisan...

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