Students of Glasgow Kelvin College from Scotland and the Government Polytechnic for Women, Guntur have begun a joint global garment design training programme. The initiative has staged a Fashion Show, celebrating the outcomes of this unique Indian/Scottish programme.
It all began in the summer of 2015, when staff from the Fashion Design and Manufacture programme at Glasgow Kelvin College in Scotland visited the Government Polytechnic for Women in Guntur as part of a UKIERI – AICTE funded project promoting learning co-operation and skills exchange between the two colleges in fashion and garment design. One of the world’s leading authorities on Paisley Pattern, weaver Dan Coughlin, would be engaging with learners and staff at the Government Polytechnic about the history of the pattern.
On Friday, Students of Glasgow Kelvin College from Scotland and the Government Polytechnic for Women, Guntur has participated in a fashion show, which showcased the patterns of Paisley Design.