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FAD Magazine: Pearly Kings & Queens

FAD Magazine: Pearly Kings & Queens

Posted by on Mar 8, 2013 in Blog, Heritage, Showcases | No Comments

The new FAD Magazine was unveiled at London Fashion Week last month, with some fantastic contributions by FAD students. One of the highlights was this incredible photoshoot, Art Directed by FAD Leadership Academy member Kat Drury, and featuring the final garments from our New East London Embroiderers Project. Thanks to Kat and everyone who worked so hard on the […]

Photoshoot Preview: New East London Embroiderers

Photoshoot Preview: New East London Embroiderers

Posted by on Jan 9, 2013 in Blog, Heritage, Showcases | No Comments

It was a busy first week back in the FAD office, with remnants of the festive fabric sale making way for something altogether more glamorous – a photoshoot! The shoot took place over two days in the historic nooks of Shoreditch and Old Street. It featured hand embroidered garments created by 14-19 year olds who […]

A Very Royal Celebration: New East London Embroiderers at Kensington Palace

A Very Royal Celebration: New East London Embroiderers at Kensington Palace

Posted by on Oct 23, 2012 in Blog, Heritage, Showcases | No Comments

It’s been quite a month for FAD’s New East London Embroiderers. After an incredible reception at the Knitting & Stitching show, the FAD team set to work preparing for the next showcase – this time in the royal surroundings of Kensington Palace. On Wednesday 17th October FAD held an intimate reception at the Palace in the newly […]

New East London Embroiderers Showcase at Knitting & Stitching Show

New East London Embroiderers Showcase at Knitting & Stitching Show

Posted by on Oct 15, 2012 in Blog, FAD Workshops, Showcases | No Comments

In the first our blog posts from the Knitting & Stitching show FAD are proud to unveil the six finished garments, hand embroidered by sixty young people from schools, colleges and community groups across East London. It’s been quite a weekend for the NELE at Alexandra Palace. Over four days fifty thousand people attended the Knitting & Stitching show with many stopping to […]