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This course will demystify fashion manufacturing through virtual visits to a factory to learn about the process and procedures that go into producing a quality garment. It will teach you how clothes are made step by step and is ideal for designers who want to start small scale production, or fashion buyers who work with factories to develop clothes for a private label.
You will analyse key factors in the garment manufacturing process including price and quality, colour, fabric and yarn, fabric testing and construction types. In addition, you will learn about the importance of fashion forecasting, order size in clothing manufacturing, quality control and ethical manufacturing.
The virtual factory visits make this course unique as you really get to go behind the scenes, see a real factory, and ask questions about the equipment and manufacturing processes. This is a fast-paced, practical course and you are encouraged to ask questions but also to work independently. By the end of this course you will have created a plan for your very own capsule collection.
This fashion manufacturing course will give you an insight into an important, but often mysterious, part of the fashion industry. The skills you will learn will guide you as you start your own small fashion business or consider fashion manufacturing roles within larger clothing companies.
Who is Fashion Manufacturing Online Short Course for?
This course is for individuals that wish to learn about fashion manufacturing, costing for the fashion industry, manufacturing terminology and how to manage basic production for a small capsule collection.
By the end of the course you will have;
All our Online Short Courses include:
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.
Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.
Online Short Course Materials
To take part in the Online sessions you will need:
This online short course provides valuable insight into fashion manufacturing, including key terms, costs and management practices. You will even attend virtual trips to garment factories. A great way to learn about industry-level standards.