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N17 Creative Callings: Sustainable Fabric Sourcing with Mark Dodds – Zoom Masterclass

£20.00 + VAT

Date: from23-04-2021 to 23-04-2021




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Description

On Friday 23rd April fabric expert Mark Dodds will deliver an online masterclass on Sustainable Fabric Sourcing.

The two-hour session will cover:

  • Sustainable fibre types
  • Certification
  • Limitations of sustainable fibre
  • Fabric sourcing

You will learn what sustainable fibres you should be looking for, challenges around using sustainable fabrics, where to source and much more.

Who is Mark Dodds?

Mark Dodds graduated from the University of Leeds in 2001 with a BA in textile management. Since then Mark has worked for various suppliers to the British fashion industry in technical and sourcing roles, travelling the world to source fabrics and working with garment making factories to make products sold to the British and US high street retailers.

In 2010 Mark partnered with Christopher Waller to set up a luxury womenswear fashion label. In doing this he gained experience working with small UK manufacturers, fabric suppliers, PR and sales agents and as a result knows first hand what it’s like to be a fashion start up and the challenges that they face. In 2012 Christopher Waller joined Fashion Scout and presented the collection during London Fashion Week.

Since launching Christopher Waller, Mark has worked as head of production for Oliver Spencer and now operates as a textile production and sourcing consultant working with commercial clients, helping them source fabrics, manage production and develop new innovations in fabric and garment construction. He also works sourcing fabrics for film and television, most recently working on projects including Aquaman, No Time to Die, Alien Covenant and Spiderman.

Past and Present clients include:

ASOS, Topshop, Topman, Oliver Spencer, Christopher Raeburn, Molly Goddard, Charlotte Tilbury, Lumo Clothing, Vollebak, Marks & Spencer.

Sustainable Fabric Sourcing with Mark Dodds takes place Friday 23rd April 2021 from 10am – 12pm via Zoom. This masterclass is free for N17 Creative Callings participants please email jenni@fashion-enter.com to confirm your place.

If you have just started or are looking to grow a small business in the Tottenham CEZ area, then please get in touch and we will advise on how N17 Creative Callings, supported by the Mayor of London and the European Social Fund, can help you and your business. To find out more visit: http://n17creativecallings.com/

The masterclass is also available to non-N17 Creative Callings participants at a cost of £20- with a 20% discount for members, please contact jenni@fashion-enter.com

Once booked a link to the session will be emailed to you closer to the date.

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