Student Profiles 2017-11-14T18:43:48+00:00

Student Profiles

Fashion Antidote courses attract a diverse range of people from a variety of back grounds. We attract students of all ages, women, men and teenagers. Some are absolute beginner’s others are experienced industry professionals.

About half our students are home sewers and hobbyists taking sewing, drawing or design courses for their own interest whist other wish to learn new skills or update skills to gain employment in the fashion industry or to set up their own fashion businesses.

We also have those who already have a fashion business and need extra training, business consultation or pattern cutting and sampling services.

Here are a few of our Student Stories

The Alternative to a Degree Student

Cherry South

Cherry was debating whether to go to University to study Fashion, but felt what she was really interested in was a thorough technical training rather than designing…

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Tiffany Alwis

When Tiffany signed up to take a sewing class at Fashion Antidote she had a degree in music and was a brand manager for Red Bull but had aspiration to get into the fashion industry…

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The Fashion Graduate

Louise Korner

Louise completed a foundation course at Central Saint Martins College and graduated with B.A. Hons Degree from renowned Instituto Marangoni, London…

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Jennifer Onah-Ferona

Despite her parents’ wish for her to study law, Jennifer Onah took an Art Foundation course and went onto study Fashion/Apparel Design at the University of Hertfordshire…

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The Career Changer

The Training Industry Student

Anette Huckstep

Anette intends to create some personal projects then progress to designing and making a collection of shirts. She has a young daughter and aims is to be self-employed and create a job…

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Kris Deighton

Kris was an absolute beginner when he joined us. He took many courses with us over a period of time. He wanted to gain as much technical knowledge as possible so that he could work in the fashion industry…

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The Overseas Students

Ebowo Akin-Ojo

Ebowo is one of the many ladies that have chosen to visit us in London from their home country, in Ebowo’s case, she travelled from Lagos, Nigeria, to join us to learn as much as possible in a short time…

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Dana Majeed (The Little Sewing Institute)

Dana Majeed runs The Little Sewing Institute, a wonderful sewing school for children based in Shuwaikh, Kuwait. She joined us twice when she was in London to take our Fashion Drawing and Illustration and …

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The Business Start-Up

Sonia Padam (8 Hour Studio)

We worked with Sonia on design development, technical drawings, patterns, toiles and fittings. In 2015 when the collection was complete the Eight Hour Studio brand was launched…

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Karina Bappa (Fabric Gateaux)

Karina Bappa is a fashion designer with roots into both Ghana and Nigeria. Karina took the Professional Sewing Skills courses at Fashion Antidote in 2015 learning all aspects of garment making to back up her design skills…

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The Fashion Professional

Alex Morris (GLOMAD)

Alex had previously trained in interior design. At the beginning of her career she had the good fortune to work for some iconic brands such as Vivienne Westwood, Agent Provocateur and De Beers Louis Vuitton…

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