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Sustainable & On – Demand Starts Here


Newsletter 2nd November 2022

Your Sustainable Print T-Shirt Service Has Arrived

We are excited to announce that our on-demand print service for t-shirts has arrived! Visit FCFabricStudio to order personalised t-shirts that can feature your selected text, logo, artwork or message. We use the world’s most sustainable Kornit Digital printer to produce quality printed tee’s made to last. From team shirts, Christmas presents, Hen and Stag do’s to your own creative designs.

Going Live Tomorrow

Check in with FashionCapital ‘Insights’ tomorrow morning, 3rd November, as a collaborative client goes live with an exciting, high-profile, sustainable project. 

We were thrilled to provide a Technical Residency for this client, this includes working with individuals on patterns, fit, construction and quality control. As a leading status factory for garment production we want to share our ethical production skills with the next generation of sustainable design talent. 

For further Technical Residency information contact: jackie@fashion-enter.com 

Join Us for a CPPD / Factory Tour

It’s not just fashion professionals and students that take our highly informative Factory Tour  / CPPD, we also get companies from other market sectors wanting to gain insight on the intricacies of the business, future trends and investment opportunities. Over the last week Fashion-Enter Ltd’s Director, Caroline Ash, has adapted the Factory Tour for Fashion Retail Academy students, Garment Technologists at M&S to employees from a well-known UK bank.

Tap here to find out more about our insightful CPPD’s, tours and seminars.

Join the FTA Team

Do you want to join the team at the Fashion Technology Academy? Due to the success of our academies we are looking to grow our team and need a Receptionist / Administrator tap here for more details on this job.

Learn to Stitch at Fashion-Enter Newtown Wales 

We are delighted to announce that we will be once again providing FREE Level 1 and 2 courses at our Newtown Campus in Wales. TheLevel 1 Award in Fashion and Textiles – Stitching is a 6-week course where you learn the fundamentals of using a variety of industrial sewing machines; how to set them up and use them safely. As well as how to correctly measure, cut and construct a basic pattern and identify what constitutes good and poor quality stitching. 

If you would like to join this fun course please contact: annabella@fashion-enter.com 

4 Day Stitching Success

Feedback from our October 4-Day Stitching course in Islington has once again been brilliant. Our FC Designer Workspace tutors were able to give lots of one-to-one support and tips.

One attendee said: “I’ve learnt a lot from this course. I would love to come back for more courses, especially for evening and Saturday classes.”

The tutors at the FC Designer Workspace really enjoy seeing how learners quickly develop their skills and look forward to the next 4-day session in February. 

To learn how to make clothes in just 4-days tap here.

The 4-day Stitching course is also available throughout the year at our Leicester campus please contact: divya@fashion-enter.com 

Next Repair & Upcycle Workshop & Saturday Sewing Club

Our free, monthly Repair and Upcycle workshop is growing from strength to strength with members of the community learning how to repair or upcycle garments from their existing wardrobes.

Please note the November session has changed date and will take place on Friday 25th November tap here to book your free place.

Don’t forget, we also hold a Saturday Sewing Club for those wanting to use our state-of-the-art facilities at the FC Designer Workspace on Durham Road. This is a 4-hour session with tutor support (if required) and costs £20 + VAT, the next club date is this Saturday 5th November.

Cupcakes and Cocktails Christmas Party

Diva Choice and Hashtag Made IV Me have joined forces once again to host a Christmas event at our retail shop, the FC Designer Workspace, 113-115 Fonthill Road in Islington. If you are local please drop in on Saturday 3rd December from 12pm for cupcakes, cocktails, music and special offers on unique, independent products.

Masterclasses and Courses

Ongoing Stitching, Patterns and Tailoring 

Saturday Sewing Club – 5th November

Optitex Technology 2D & 3D – 9th – 11th November

Entrepreneurial Callings – How I Did It – (free) 16th November

Gerber Accumark for Beginners – 16th – 18th November (Full, waiting list available)

Sourcing and Supply Base Strategy via Zoom (free) – 23rd November

Repair and Upcycle Workshop (free) – 25th November

4 Day Sewing Course – 13th – 16th February 2023

Fabric Swatch of the Week

It’s official, the clocks have gone back as we head into winter and the festive season. Time to bring in some sparkle and shimmer, how about this metallic foil cotton, perfect for adding contrast and shine and just £3.50 a metre from the FCFabricStudio.

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And Finally…

Do you need support with patterns and samples? Our experienced team of industry experts based in our North London Fashion Studio can help. Our small and friendly team consists of pattern cutting masters to machinists that can create first patterns, toiling, seals, grades and short run production from 1 unit to 300 units. 

To find out more contact: thefashionstudio@fashion-enter.com

Until next time, have a great week.

The Team at FashionCapital

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