The class of second year Dress Designing and Garment Manufacturing had an industrial visit to Al Rkayan, a garment manufacturing factory at Goregaon which specializes in Denim wear.
They got to learn about the different devices and instruments used in the sewing and finishing process as well as the workings of the factory.
This visit was very helpful to the students in understanding the subject Garment Production Technology.
The department of Dress Designing and Garment Manufacturing had an interactive session with Commodore Aspi Marker (Ex Naval officer) on the 26th of October, 2018 as per the circular from AICTE.
Cmdre. Marker explained about the working and importance of the army, navy and the air force in an interesting manner. The students keenly paid attention to his talk and did not hesitate in quenching their curiosity regarding the manner being spoken. The students were transfixed by the mostly discussed topic ‘Surgical Strikes’ and the role the army, navy, and air force played in it. The talk was also accompanied by a few videos which made it really enjoyable.
The session ended with the songs of the defence forces being played. A sense of respect and patriotism could be seen on the faces of the students as well as the faculty regarding the saviours of our country.
The class of second and third year along with the faculty of the Dress Designing and Garment Manufacturing department of Sophia Polytechnic had visited a conference in Goa on the 5th and 6th of October. The conference was organised by the School of Fashion Technology (SOFT) Pune, regarding sustainable practices in fashion.
This conference titled GFI (Green Fashion India) takes place every year and works towards the sensitization towards the Green fashion which is the need of the hour.
Many International and popular Indian designers attended the conference and proposed ideas that they were working on for upgrading the industry in terms of green fashion.
The HOD – Dr. Jignasa Shah and her colleague Mrs. Manisha Saji of the department presented an interesting paper on the sensitization of our students in taking up sustainable practices in designing. The students of third year – Ms. Palak Wadel and Serin Sheikh also had presented a paper during the event of paper presentation titled ‘The Alchemy of Nature’ which spoke about imprinting fabrics with natural materials such as waste temple flowers and other vegetation. This paper achieved success and won the first prize. Another student Devi Meddishetty who participated in developing innovative weaves won the second prize. This made our Polytechnic very proud.
There was a hearty response from the students and a lot of exchange of ideas and interests took place among the designers and students.
On 2nd October, the students and faculty of first and second year, Dress Designing and Garment Manufacturing department went for a clean up drive at Dadar beach on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. This is in keeping with Gandhiji’s cherished idea of a clean India.
The students joined hands with ‘Aarna Foundation’, an NGO to undertake the beach cleaning. The team was given the name ‘Beach Warriors’. The participating students showed tremendous enthusiasm in fulfilling the task after intensive effort of approximately 3 hours. The students achieved the goal of getting rid of all the waste on the beach.
The NGO appreciated the sincere participation of the students and awarded them with merit certificates.
Due to the team spirit it was a great success and the students were left with a deep sense of satisfaction.
Congratulations! to Ms. Cyron Rodrigues, our final year student was chosen as a finalist amongst the top 15 contestants across India to showcase her creations during the ‘Max Design Awards 2018 ’. The theme this year was ”Craftivism” which focuses on sustainability and saving the environment. Cyron’s perspective was to give discarded clothes a new life by recycling them into a new fabric. She also used denim which was dyed using the traditional method of underground pit dyeing with vegetable dyes. She showcased her garments on 21st February, 2018 at Delhi. We are very proud of her.
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The students of the final year had a creative guidance session for the annual fashion show 'Tvashtar' during their Design Process class conducted by Ms. Vishwa Shah (FIT graduate).
Drive for cashless transactions in association with central silk board of India at Exhibition February 2017
The CGF (Consortium of Green Fashion) an international conference held on 29th, 30th September and 1st October 2016. There were 3 groups from the Final Year students who participated in the design competition and from the 3 prizes the 1st & the 2nd Runner’s up was from our department. They even participated in the Quiz competition and won the 2nd Prize.
Participation in CMAI 63rd National Garment Fair