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New series of short courses in Photoshop and Illustrator

Learn the computer-aided-design skills used in the fashion and textile industry to retouch photos, create garment spec drawings, design repeat patterns and much more

Fashion Foundation Diploma Open Day

Come to the Fashion and Textile Museum to meet the course tutors and discuss whether this is the course for you. more

Fashion and Textile Museum seeks new café licensee

A rare opportunity exists to acquire the licence to run the Fashion and Textile Museum café. more

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Easter School holiday activities

Spring break activities at the Museum include free exhibition tours, the ‘In Your Easter Bonnet’ Piers Atkinson drawing competition, Draw Like a Designer classes and Cool Crochet. Take a look at What’s On to help plan your visit. more

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Thea Porter partnership

The Fashion and Textile Museum is delighted to announce a new partnership with fashion brand EAST to promote its spring 2015 exhibition. more

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Celebrity artwork to be unveiled at Fashion and Textile Museum in aid of Breast Cancer Care

Actress, TV presenter and former Loose Women panellist, Denise Welch, will be unveiling a textured painting on Friday 14 November at the Fashion and Textile Museum to raise awareness for Breast Cancer Care – the only UK-wide specialist support charity. more

‘How to Draw Vintage Fashion: top tips from fashion designers’

A beginners step-by-step guide to drawing vintage-inspired fashion like a real designer. The book is aimed at young people who are keen to learn how to draw figures in vintage outfits. more

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Fashion and Textile Museum on Tour

The ARTIST TEXTILES Picasso to Warhol exhibition, organised by the Fashion and Textile Museum, London, has begun an international tour this week. more

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Made in Mexico media coverage

‘The show is perfectly timed’ - Grazia, June 3, 2014; ‘the first ever exhibition focusing on the ‘rebozo’ - Vogue, May 22, 2014 more

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Major new partnership between UK and Mexican museums launches in London

A stunning new exhibition at the Fashion and Textile Museum, London (opens Friday 6 June) launches an exciting new cultural partnership between the Franz Mayer Museum in Mexico City and the Museum of Textiles in Oaxaca. more

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Fashion for revolutionaries!

Fashion and Textile Museum tells the incredible story of how the rebozo scarf changed Mexican history. Ruth Styles previews the new exhibition more

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Zandra Rhodes helps revamp local theatre

World renowned British fashion designer Zandra Rhodes has teamed up with garden designer and TV presenter Joe Swift to create a linear ‘pocket park’ at the Greenwood Theatre on Weston Street, London Bridge. more

Creative Hub Business Mentoring

Now accepting applications for its fully subsidised bespoke business 1-2-1 mentoring programme, these individually tailored meetings will help you establish your own business strategy, with a view to driving sales and profits. more

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Fashion and Textile Museum to support small & medium fashion enterprises

The exciting new venture will see the FTM provide a hub, in collaboration with CSF and UEL to deliver specialist workshops, business surgeries, networking more

Fashion and Textile Museum in Carlisle

On Saturday 26 October, the FTM exhibition Hartnell to Amies: Couture By Royal Appointment opens at Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle more

Bermondsey Street Fashion Heritage

Celebrating the history and heritage of fashion and textile industries in the Bermondsey Street area, London SE1 more

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Bellville Sassoon media coverage

‘Experience the glamour’ Time Out, Sept 21, 2013; ‘ …one of Britain's finest couture labels’ Telegraph, Sept 19, 2013 more