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Fashion & Textile Museum Winter Courses / Exhibitions



What’s On this Winter

Tailoring, Museum Curating,
Pattern Cutting and much more…

Fashion and Textile Museum

Tailoring with Savile Row Tailors
FTM Fashion School

Tues 14 – Fri 24 Jan / 10.30am-4.30pm
Savile Row bespoke tailoring is renowned throughout the world, and British tailoring is synonymous with style and quality. Led by a Savile Row Tailor, this intensive course will give you a snapshot of the principles of bespoke tailoring, and the practical and technical skills used in the industry. Including tours of Savile Row the course explores the heritage and traditions of bespoke.

Bespoke tailoring

Museum Studies: Curating
FTM Fashion School

Mon 20 – Fri 31 Jan / 11am-5pm
Want to be a curator? Join the new Museum Studies Curating course to gain a practical introduction to curating fashion and textile exhibitions. For two weeks in January, the Fashion and Textile Museum is offering behind-the-scenes access to its staff, collections and expertise. If you are interested in a career curating fashion and textile displays, and want to increase your knowledge of the skills and work involved, this course is for you.

Museum Studies Curating

Pattern Cutting Introduction

Pattern Cutting Introduction
Saturdays, 7 and 14 Dec / 11am-4.30pm
Led by Zandra Rhodes’ pattern maker Michelle Lewis, participants will cover the basic rules of flat pattern cutting to create womenswear garment components and will learn processes including dart manipulations and how to add fullness through gathers. £160

InDesign for Fashion and Textiles
Tues 10 – Thurs 12 Dec / 10.30am-4pm
This short course teaches you how Abode InDesign is used in the fashion and textile industry to develop publication and marketing material such as Range Plans and Look Books. £200

An afternnon with Michael Pick

London Couture of the 1950s
An afternnon with Michael Pick

Wednesday 11 Dec / 2.30 – 3.30pm
Join Michael Pick, the biographer of Norman Hartnell and Hardy Amies, to discuss the couture dress making industry of London in the 1950s and 60s. £12

THE GLAMOUR OF BELLVILLE SASSOON | Exhibition dates: 20 Sept 2013 – 11 Jan 2014
Book tickets online | Exhibition ticket booking line: 0844 248 5076

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Fashion and Textile Museum

83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XF
Tel. 020 7407 8664 | Email  info@ftmlondon.org

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