Arts and Cultural Profit generated by restoring the “art” of sewing and design in Calgary.
As per: http://www.ecoleholtcouture.com/
To respond to designers having difficulty in finding the expertise to create couture fashion with trained knowledgeable sewing professionals, particularly in the areas of pattern making, sample making and hand finishing, and to nurture exceptional talent in couture.
École Holt Couture believes that the mentor apprentice relationship, which is so crucial to the transference of very specialized skills, has been lost to current fashion design education.
The school therefore integrates theory with practical application, teaches techniques of design and pattern making; couture skills of precise tailoring and dressmaking and the embellishment of apparel and accessories as a specialization distinct from fashion design, marketing and merchandising.
Learn more at: http://www.ecoleholtcouture.com/