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One day course on Schiffli Embroidery Technology at HKPC
May '09
Embroidery was starting to be used since the beginning of modern civilization. When cloths were made, thread existed, art was an expression of affluence and, therefore people adorned a garment with different colours and threads to make it distinctive. These traditions are carried on to this day.

Course Details:
Schiffli Embroidery Technology for Lingerie & Apparel
Date: 25 May 2009 (Monday)
Time: 2:30am – 5:30pm
Fee: Free of Charge
Language: Cantonese with aided of English wording
Venue: HKPC Bldg, 78 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong

The course will be organized by Commerce and Economic Development Bureau of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong Productivity Council and supported by Hong Kong Research Institute of Textile and Apparel (HKRITA).

Nowadays, embroidered product has penetrated many aspects of our life - lingerie, apparel, evening robes, wedding dresses, men's fashion with elegant evening shirts, children's wear, embroidered handkerchiefs & gloves, and home textiles consisting of bed linen, table cloth and bath towels. People love the embroidered product not just because of its beautiful decoration, but also it is a kind of media to reflect our life aspects, by a design language, of intellectual, psychological, traditional and national trends.

Purpose: To achieve a better understanding of embroidery industry from how everything started until today, in particular the embroidery technology, design technique and cost implication, production process and quality control.

Who Should Attend:
Designers, fabric & garment technologists, pattern makers, garment QA/QC, technicians, merchandisers, managers and lecturers who involve in lingerie and apparel industry for design, development, sourcing, merchandising, manufacturing, quality control & lecturing are highly recommended to attend this course.

Speaker: Mr Chuck Fung has joined HKPC since 1998 and worked on projects of product design and development as well as the development of 3D bra cup system and aluminium mold. He is currently a Consultant of Hong Kong Productivity Council.
• TURN – Transform, Upgrade, Relocate to a New horizon
• Introduction to government funded TURN programme
• Clean Production Partner Programme (CP3) – Maximum sponsorship of 160K for enterprises to acquire environmental-protective equipment
• Introduction to “The Latest Bonding Technology for Lingerie - Lamination

Speaker: Miss Renee Chong – Ctext ATI, 10 years garment industry experience for Marks & Spencer products. Currently working for a Marks & Spencer leading lingerie supplier.
• How an embroidery is made by Schiffli Embroidery Machine
• Embroidery Development Procedures & Cost Implication
• Production Process and Quality Control

Speaker: Ms Cynthia Chan – Marketing Officer, Tajima Embroidery Machines Ltd.
• Introduction on Embroidery Application
• Embroidery Technology by Computerized Embroidery Machines

Hong Kong Productivity Council

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