Introduction to Clothing – The Product Development Process

December 6
The Textile Institute Headquarters, 8th Floor St. James building
Manchester,M1 6FQ

The Product Development Process short course Overview: Delegates will carry out a variety of in-class activities which will enable them appreciate the different stages involved in the process of developing fashion product.  They will also be able to recognise a variety of the job roles that…

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Introduction to Clothing – Garment Specification

November 29
The Textile Institute Headquarters, 8th Floor St. James building
Manchester,M1 6FQ

Garment specification short course Overview: Delegates will gain an understanding of the different specifications used within the garment industry.  They will carry out a variety of in-class activities relating to garment specifications and will be able to relate them to specific job roles…

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Introduction to Clothing – Size and Fit

November 23
The Textile Institute Headquarters, 8th Floor St. James building
Manchester,M1 6FQ

Size and Fit Overview: Through a process of analysing relevant body measurement procedures, sizing and garment fit, delegates will be able to evaluate and understand approaches to garment sizing and related fit. Who is this course suitable for? Anyone just embarking on a career in the…

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Textiles and Life

November 22
Friends’ Meeting House, 6 Mount Street
Manchester,M2 5NSUnited Kingdom

A special one day conference for research students to present their work. Please come and share your research with us whether it be design orientated, technology driven or business related. The Manchester and Cheshire Section of The Textile Institute is pleased to provide research students…

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Introduction to Clothing – Understanding Garments

November 15
The Textile Institute Headquarters, 8th Floor St. James building
Manchester,M1 6FQ

Understanding Garments short course Overview: Through a process of physical deconstruction of a garment delegates will take a journey around a simple item of clothing, stopping at each stage to discover the complex processes that have gone into producing it. Who is this course suitable…

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Introduction to clothing – Introduction to the Global Clothing Industry

November 9
The Textile Institute Headquarters, 8th Floor St. James building
Manchester,M1 6FQ

Introduction to the Global Clothing Industry Overview: This course introduces delegates to the supply chain which provides mass produced garments to the UK and other markets. It looks at the key clothing manufacturing regions of the world, basics of logistics, the role of agents and potential…

Parliamentary Lunch – 2017

November 3
House of Lords, London,SW1A 0PW

The Textile Institute, UK Region, will be holding the annual Parliamentary Lunch at the House of Lords on Friday 4 November 2016. The luncheon will be held in the Cholmondeley Room and on the Terrace, hosted by The Lord Haskel CompTI CText ATI, a past World President, who kindly enables us to…

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Introduction to Clothing – Fabric Knowledge

October 26
The Textile Institute Headquarters, 8th Floor St. James building
Manchester,M1 6FQ

Fabric Knowledge Overview: The taught element of this module will include a significant amount of ‘hands-on’ practical work allowing delegates to leave with a reasonable understanding of fabric construction and characteristics. Who is this course suitable for? The course is suitable…

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Introduction to Textiles Short Course

October 16 - October 18
The Textile Institute Headquarters, 8th Floor St. James building
Manchester,M1 6FQ

Introduction to Textiles short course Monday 16 – Wednesday 18 October 2017 This intensive three day training short course is organised for the benefit of all those who are engaged in the manufacture, research and development as well as the commercial aspects of textile business. The course…

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Meet Mauritian Apparel Manufacturers

June 30
Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville St
Manchester,M1 3BBUnited Kingdom

Meet Mauritian Apparel Manufacturers Over the last 50 years, Mauritius has developed a fully-fledged textile & apparel industry that serve customers all around the world. Mauritius manufacturers have earned a name for the quality supply of products such as T-shirts, polo shirts, knitwear,…

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