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Fashion Futures 1 - schools fashion design course for Year 10 students - 27 April 2010

We are working with creative charity Fashion Awareness Direct to run a week of fashion workshops for Year 10 students from schools in and around London.

The workshops will be led by experienced professional fashion tutors. Students will learn about the whole fashion design process - from initial research to illustration, customisation and sewing a final garment - and will have the opportunity to style and present their outfits in a photoshoot and catwalk show. more

Video: curator Mary Schoeser on 'Very Sanderson' - 31 March 2010

YouTube video: watch curator Mary Schoeser describing the new exhibition 'Very Sanderson: 150 Years of English Decoration'  here more

FTM and Clothes Show London search for Young Accessory Designer of the Year - 14 January 2010

The second successive Clothes Show London returns with the announcement of the inaugural Young Accessory Designer of the Year, supporting emerging design talent across the UK.

The prestigious new award in partnership with the FTM, challenges designers to create an accessory product that encompasses the FTM's brand values and is suitable for sale in the FTM's shop (Shop@FTM) and the FTM's online boutique.

The winner will also receive the once-in-a-lifetime chance to receive six months business support with industry advisors to help set up and develop their business and make it sustainable. Their winning design will be displayed at Clothes Show London and may go on to be launched and sold in Shop@FTM. more

Christmas opening hours - 21 December 2009

The FTM remains opening throughout much of the festive period, subject to the following revised opening hours:

Closed: 24th - 28th December and New Year's Day.

All other days open in accordance with normal hours more

Visit the Fashion and Textile Museum blog - 9 December 2009

The FTM has a blog featuring updates about exhibitions, events and goings on at the musem. Join the FTM at Blogspot, comment, and find out what's going on:


Don't forget you can also find us on Facebook (search 'Fashion and Textile Museum') and on Twitter (@fashiontextile) more

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