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Higher Education Takeover - Fashion Design & Garment Technology

Subject Area
Art & Design
Start Date
March 2023
Study Mode
Full-time
Duration
1.5 hours

This taster session is for those interested in studying BA (Hons) Fashion Design & Garment Technology.

In this session, you will focus on "Subtraction Pattern Cutting." Subtraction cutting is an approach to garment pattern making that incorporates chance discovery, distance and the ability to cut fast and inaccurately without too much reference to numbers, fractions or sizing scales.

Overview

In this session, you will focus on "Subtraction Pattern Cutting." Subtraction cutting is an approach to garment pattern making that incorporates chance discovery, distance and the ability to cut fast and inaccurately without too much reference to numbers, fractions or sizing scales.

This will provide a great introduction to pattern cutting and other aspects of this degree, providing you with information and the opportunity to take part in practical activities to develop your skills and introduce you to new concepts.

Who is this course aimed at?

This taster session is for those interested in studying BA (Hons) Fashion Design & Garment Technology.

Facilities

Tutor led demonstrations are delivered face-to-face in studio and workshop spaces whilst group collaboration and seminars provide opportunities for discussion and debate. Studio design practice is delivered parallel to workshop activity to facilitate creative garment design, development and production.

As the next generation of fashion professionals who have the technical skills our industry requires, you will use the latest in cutting edge pattern cutting technology from Gerber. This will allow you to build skills in both traditional pattern cutting techniques and digital methods.

Date & time

Event: Saturday 18th March 2023, 9.30am-12.30pm

Taster session: 11.00am-12.30pm

Reasons to choose this course

This taster session will allow you to experience subtraction pattern cutting in our professional workshop facilities, providing you with a flavour of our exciting BA (Hons) Fashion Design & Garment Technology degree.

Why study BA (Hons Fashion Design & Garment Technology?

  • You'll be taught by excellent, experienced staff with great industry links
  • You'll use the latest technology and equipment including the latest in cutting edge pattern cutting technology from Gerber
  • We offer a varied enrichment programme including guest speakers and exciting trips
  • We offer various opportunities to get involved in local industry networking events such as York Fashion Week

Course progression

This taster session is for those interested in progressing to our BA (Hons) Fashion Design & Garment Technology.

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