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Museum launches brand new purpose-built training suite - 10 November 2008

Interested in developing your design portfolio and CAD expertise? Interested in producing high quality illustrations, designs and graphic presentations? Academy@FTM professional courses for designers are for you.

Centrally located just minutes from London Bridge stations, the FTM is an exciting and convenient location to develop your CAD skills. All courses take place in a new purpose-built CAD training suite fully equipped with the latest facilities and software, and tuition is in small groups with a focus on your particular learning requirements. Courses are scheduled during evenings and at weekends to meet the needs of fashion, textiles and jewellery professionals.

Courses are for 15 hours tuition
Evening courses run for six weeks 6.30-9pm
Weekend courses run for three weeks 10am-12.30pm 1-3.30pm

Introduction level courses are for those who wish to learn how to use the software from the beginning, and will give you skills and confidence to produce basic design and illustration work and presentational material
Intermediate level courses are for those with a basic working knowledge of the software, and will allow you to produce more complex illustrations and textile designs.

Advanced level courses will allow you to produce a professional standard of design, illustration, and presentational material to enhance your portfolio of work
All courses are currently at a discounted rate of £100 to celebrate the launch of the FTM's new specialist CAD training suite

To book a course or for further details email chris.hall@newham.ac.uk more

Bill Gibb exhibition launch featuring Zandra Rhodes and Twiggy - watch the video - 31 October 2008

We now have footage online of the Bill Gibb exhibition launch, featuring Zandra Rhodes and Twiggy sharing their thoughts - click 'more' to view. more

Bill Gibb exhibition launched - 24 October 2008

The FTM has been refurbished and once more opened its doors with its newest exhibition, Billy: Bill Gibb's Moment in Time - a retrospective of the work of one of the most creative designers of 20th Century London fashion.

Exhibition opening hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 11.00am - 6.00pm (last admission 5.15pm) more

Exciting retail opportunity for designers - 16 August 2008

Shop@FTM is the Fashion and Textile Museum's unique retail space, showcasing the work of cutting edge fashion, textile and jewellery designers within a special fashion environment.

We are looking for high quality fashion designers within the accessory and jewellery arena to rent shelf space in the shop. Designers may be eligible for a bursary towards rental costs.


Join the FTM on Facebook - 23 July 2008

The FTM is on Facebook!

Access the Fashion and Textile Museum page on the link below to receive updates via Facebook on all the latest goings on at the museum.


You can also find us on micro-blog Twitter:

http://twitter.com/FashionTextile more

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