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The new ABC Level 5 Diploma was designed by the Savile Row Bespoke Association and Creative Skillset to open up an alternative route to the traditional apprenticeship and the Tailoring Academy has become the first UK training centre to deliver the programme as a stand-alone… Read more

The Tailoring Academy at #GNCCF2019

We are VERY proud to have been selected to show at the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair in Manchester from 10th to 13th October. Now in its 12th year, the exhibition is the North’s largest and most established annual celebration of contemporary craft. This is… Read more

A Craft Renaissance

Many of you want to learn to repair or even make your own clothes, and we applaud the renaissance of this tradition: having these skills is a powerful antidote to the relentless consumerism of our time. Repairing a much loved garment is worth every minute… Read more

Officially Award Winning

The concept of delivering the ABC Level 5 Diploma as a stand-alone alternative to the traditional apprenticeship is officially award-winning! I am delighted to have received the Textile Society’s Professional Development Award, for offering this Ofqual regulated programme, the highest standard in UK Tailoring training, outside… Read more

What sets the Academy apart?

At the Tailoring Academy, we believe that students should receive a full education and acquire, alongside their practical training, a sense of responsibility and accountability for their work. Traditionally, apprentices receive training in only one area of the craft: they must choose between different pathways and… Read more

A Stand-Alone Qualification

Are you a fashion or textile graduate or perhaps a costume maker? Have you had enough lessons in ‘history of fashion’ and written plenty of essays on the subject? Do you feel you haven’t been given the opportunity to acquire the all-important practical skills in… Read more