Roles and Responsibilities
I gained full time employment at the College 2 years after I graduated, working within the team of Clothing and Sewing technicians, part time as a sewing technician and part time working with our industry-specific computer software for fashion design and manufacture.
Further & Higher Education
I studied Art & Design at FE College for 2 years. I studied at The Scottish College of Textiles (now the School of Textile & Design of Heriot-Watt University) for four 4 years and gained a BSc in Clothing Design & Manufacture.
As a part of my degree I spent 12 months working full time in a factory which produced men’s shirts for M&S. Spent 2 years part time working in a small tailored jacket manufacturers as a pattern cutter, and part time working in the sewing workshops of The Scottish College of Textiles.