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Fabric Appreciation Course


Taking place at The Factory on 26th April from 09.30 – 13.30

Former Fabric Technologist for Marks & Spencer, Deborah Shulton, will be running her half-day ‘Fabric Appreciation’ course designed for fashion students, designers, assistant buyers and those starting out in industry to enable deeper textile understanding.

Deborah will offer her insightful, in-depth and hands on knowledge in fabrics, fires, dyeing, finishing and colour.


From the seminar, you can expect to learn the following;

– Fibre to Fabric; Explore the process from fibre to fabric and ensure you are able to tell the difference between natural and man-made fibres and their origins.
– Dyeing and Finishing; Learn how and why colour is added to fibres and fabrics at specific stages, the effect on lead time of different dyeing methods, cost implications and finishing effects.
– Colour; Discover how we see and describe colour as Deborah informs you of how we observe objects and visible spectrum of wavelengths to discover colour.


The seminar is set to be popular and tickets will be available on a first come first serve basis.

Previous attendees have commented;

“The seminar was very interesting and I have found out a lot of different techniques. Explanations of all of the processes were great. It was really useful to understand how the fabrics are made.”

“I have learnt a lot more in depth knowledge of the process within fabric. The course was fabulous.”

“This seminar has taught me all about fabrics, what they are made from and the process from start to finish… it was really interesting and knowledgeable – it makes you realise how long the process of fabric and finishing can be.”

“This course was brilliant, especially for people that have no training or a basic understanding.”

To enquire about costs and availability please email jenni@fashion-enter.com

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