Fashion Futures 2019 – Presentation Day

At the final session of the Fashion Futures 2019 Saturday programme, students presented their sketchbooks, toiles and portfolio pages to an industry panel. The panel included: Mark Fisher, Senior Designer

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Fashion Futures 2019 – Workshop 8

The final practical workshop of Fashion Futures 2019 was intense as the students went all out to complete their toiles. With a constant hum of sewing machines in the background, they

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Fashion Futures 2019 – Workshop 7

At the seventh workshop in the Fashion Futures programme, students were making excellent progress in constructing their final toiles. As some of the young designers were stitching pattern pieces together,

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Fashion Futures 2019 – Workshop 6

The sixth workshop of the FAD Fashion Futures programme saw the students beginning to translate their 2-D designs into 3-D reality. They were finalising the first drafts of their patterns,

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Fashion Futures 2019 – Workshop 5

After a Saturday off for half term, the Fashion Futures students came back refreshed and ready for an intensive morning’s pattern cutting! The fifth workshop of the Fashion Futures programme

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Fashion Futures 2019 – Workshop 4

The content-packed fourth workshop began with an introduction to technical drawings, the specifications designers send to manufacturers, including all the technical details necessary to construct the garment as intended – such

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Fashion Futures 2019 – workshop 3

The third week of workshops had the students trying different ways of developing their design ideas – in 3-D, draping fabric on the stand, and in 2-D, with pen and

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Fashion Futures 2019 – Workshop 2

After last Saturday’s intensive creative research day, this week the Fashion Futures students got hands-on with introductions to pattern cutting, draping, and sewing on the industrial machines – all key

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The 2018 Fashion Futures finalists brought their garments to life in five intensive days at University of East London. They honed their pattern cutting, construction and finishing skills, overcoming obstacles with

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A week of inspiration, learning techniques and a lot of creativity brought together 15 young people at the V&A. We got to see the “Fashioned from Nature” and the Frida

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