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FDP on ‘Cowl & Twist’ held at FDDI, Noida campus

A five days Faculty Development Program (FDP) on the topic ‘Cowl & Twist (Advanced Draping Techniques)’ was held at Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), Noida campus from 9th July 2022 to 13th July 2022.

The FDP was organized by School of Fashion Design of Noida campus with an objective to facilitate up-gradation of knowledge & skill and to enhance the functional area expertise of the internal faculty who are employed across various campuses of FDDI.

Ms. Sonia Gupta was the resource person who conducted the FDP. She has done her Masters in Fashion Technology from Punjab Technical University and has more than 30 years of teaching experience.

She has been associated in with most of the institutes like NIFT, Wigan & Leigh, NIFD and JD. Her expertise is in Pattern Making, Garment Construction and Advance Draping Techniques.

During the FDP, she provided an introduction about Draping in India, the basic principles and techniques of draping, single piece fabric draping techniques, different type of saree, dhoti and headgears drapes in India.


She also elaborated on the basic and advance level of draping – cowls, twists, corsets, multifunctional garments, symmetrical and asymmetrical design drapes.

On the concluding day of the FDP, all the participants had draped & displayed their own creations by incorporating the techniques taught by Ms. Sonia Gupta which was evaluated by jury members.

This FDP shall help the faculty members to update their research and pedagogical skills besides improving one’s classroom delivery pertaining to draping techniques.

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