December 01, 2016
Make your own custom dress form | 23 – 27 January 2017

A custom dress form that matches your body shape makes a valuable addition to any home sewers tool kit, especially for sewers who want to precisely alter commercial patterns or venture into pattern-drafting and draping. From 23 to 27 January ...


December 01, 2016
Join our HSC Textile & Design Major Work Workshop | 16 – 20 January 2017

Our 2016 HSC class has made us extremely proud by achieving outstanding results! Five of our students received a Band 6 result, which means they achieved a mark over 90/100.  These students had their work recognised in the Australian Board of...


May 24, 2016
HSC Mentoring: what is the right age to enrol for classes?

Young students who are thinking of a career in fashion – and their parents – often ask us what is the best age to start their HSC Mentoring program. We would usually recommend that they enrol in Year 10, but based on our latest experiences w...


February 16, 2016
University or Vocational Education – How to choose the right course for you?

We are often approached by students with different aspirations and skill levels who find it difficult to decide which fashion design course to enroll in and often ask for advi...


December 17, 2015
Benefits and challenges of manufacturing offshore

This year we had the privilege of having Janelle Fischer visiting our College to give a lecture to our students on Offshore Clothing Manufacturing. Although most of our students are (or are in the process of becoming) small busi...


September 10, 2015
Why would a sewer want to learn some patternmaking?

Fit, Fit, Fit. The answer is to obtain a range of pattern options that fit perfectly. Patterns are made from basic garments called blocks. Blocks are fitted to the individual’s measurements and are then altered to make different designs. ...


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