Fashion and Textiles

Jody Harris

Lecturer - Digital Fashion, Pattern and Manufacture – Fashion

PGCE, HND Fashion, National Diploma in Fashion, BTEC Art and Design.

Biography

Currently working in Higher Education on the BA Fashion course at the Arts University Bournemouth specialising in Manual Pattern Cutting and Digital Pattern Cutting using Lectra software. Jody has over 15 years experience in Pattern Cutting and the fashion industry including, grading, designing, tailoring, garment construction and retail.Within a specialism in CAD Lectra software and proficient in Modaris, Diamino, Modaris 3Dfit and Kaledo.In 2012 completed a PGCE accredited through Southampton University.

Professional practice

Throughout 9 years at The Arts University Bournemouth Jody has worked and been committed to the Fashion course, from creating and delivering an evening course in ‘How to create your own clothes’ to working full time specialising in Manual and Digital Pattern cutting using the Lectra software. Recently taking an industry placement with Cos (H&M apparel group) to disseminate how the Lectra software is used within a successful fashion company and to keep up to date with industry practice. Through our Lectra educational partnership has attend seminars delivered to both industry and education. Likewise, attending creative seminars held by the British Fashion Council.

Professional memberships

  • Higher Education Academy
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