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A Saturday Sale Not to Miss!


Newsletter 2nd August 2023

This Saturday Huge Clearance Sale 

Don’t miss out this Saturday 5th August! FEL’s Unit 13 is having a huge clearance sale which will include machines, fabrics, threads, tables, chairs, cabinets, zips – you name it! Everything you need for your own business and brand!

Come along to Unit 13, Crusader Estate, 167, Hermitage Road, London N4 1LZ – nearest tube: Manor House from 10am – 3pm. Parking spaces available.

FEL CEO Jenny Holloway said:It’s sad to see the closure of this great unit but the programme with Haringey Council has now finished and we’re proud to confirm we managed to achieve all outputs and outcomes over the last four years! Thank-you to the GLA, Collage Arts and Haringey Council for the amazing opportunity to lead on the N17 Creative Callings programme and amazing creatives involved.”

UN Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network

Fashion-Enter Ltd is now a proud member of the United Nations Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network. The network is a dynamic online platform bringing together industry stakeholders, media, governments, and UN system entities to collaborate and showcase responsible business practices guided by the Sustainable Development Goals. 

The FEL team is thrilled to be a part of the United Nations Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network and are keen to adapt and share strategies to provide an ethical and sustainable way forward.

The United Nations Conscious Fashion and Lifestyle Network is a joint initiative of the United Nations Office for Partnerships and the Fashion Impact Fund.

Tap here to visit the FEL page on the Network.

Today’s Free Masterclass

This morning from 10 – 11am FEL CEO Jenny Holloway provided an insightful masterclass on compiling a successful business plan. Business plans are essential to clarify a business idea, set out goals, measure progress and attract investment and interest.

Attendees could join via Zoom and included FEL apprentices and learners along with external individuals in need of this fundamental advice.

The next free masterclass is on Mastering the Fashion Business Blueprint: Fine-tuning your plan for success taking place 10 -11am on 30th August, to book your place tap the link and add to basket, a Zoom link will be emailed closer to the time.

Patrick Grant Gets Repurposing

Our micro factory services are brilliant for recycling and repurposing garments. Here, Patrick Grant is making use of our Kornit Digital direct to garment printing facilities.

We can offer a quick turnaround with no minimum order quantity that is high quality and cost effective. Want to know more?

Please contact Callum for more information / prices: 07473414747 callum@fashion-enter.com

Short Course Success

At our educational campuses in London and Leicester the short 4-day courses have seen some amazing results. Learners leave with new found confidence and skills to undertake more sewing projects at home. 

FCFTA Leicester is open throughout summer and able to offer an introduction to garment making courses – this is a great way to learn how to make your own clothes or see if fashion is the career for you. Courses are 1-day for £30 or 4-days for £75. 

To enquire please contact: divya@fashion-enter.com 

Make Your Own Tote Bag in 1 Day!

The FC Designer Workspace this week has been buzzing with learners on the 4-day stitching and upcycling workshop. Throughout the summer the Workspace is holding a series of short courses. 

The beginners Pattern Cutting course is now full, however we do have places remaining for the 1-day Reversible Tote Bag Making course. This 1-day introduction is a brilliant way to use up scrap fabrics or old clothing items. Here is a picture of a fabulous tote bag created from recycled fabric by a work experience student, Lily, at our Leicester campus.

1 Day Reversible Tote Bag Stitching Course – 22nd August at FC Designer Workspace, Islington.

B of London Competition

Our in-house, womenswear brand B of London has launched a competition. For the chance to win a £100 B of London voucher you need to follow the brand on instagram Good luck!

Jobs and Apprenticeships

Qasimi are recruiting for a Project Management Office Apprentice based in London, while here, at Fashion-Enter Ltd Haringey, we are looking for a Receptionist / Administrator.

Tap here to find out more and apply.

Masterclasses and Courses

Roll-on courses available at all campuses Islington, Haringey and Leicester from September…

Level 1 & 2 in Stitching

Level 1 & 2 in Patterns

Various Levels in Tailoring

Diploma in Fashion Design and Business 

If you are unemployed or low income (below £23,302.50), over 19-years-old, you could be eligible to join some of our courses for free. Email: education@fashion-enter.com to enquire.

Summer Courses

7th – 10th August 4 Day Beginners Pattern Cutting Course with recreation of your favourite personal garment (FULL)

11th August 1 Day Upcycling and Repair Workshop 

22nd August 1 Day Reversible Tote Bag Stitching Course (beginners)

30th August Mastering the Fashion Business Blueprint: Fine-tuning your plan for success (Free via Zoom)

30th August – 1st September Gerber Accumark 3-Day Beginner’s course

This Week on FashionCapital…

UK Fast Fashion is Choking West Africa Change is Long Overdue

And Finally…

Are you fashion tech ready? Styleverse Innovation Centre with Style3D coming to FEL soon! 

Here are some of the FEL team undergoing Style3D training!

Until next time, have a great week,

From the Team at FashionCapital (Sister company to Fashion-Enter Ltd)

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