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Webinar on ‘Product Development in Knitted Apparels’ held at FDDI, Chhindwara campus

A webinar on ‘Product Development in Knitted Apparels’ was held at Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), Chhindwara campus on 14th September 2020.

It was organized by School of Fashion Design of FDDI, Chhindwara campus that dealt about the product development in heavy knitted apparels.

An industrial expert, Ms. Gurkiran Kaur, President Operations, Fashion Matrix Overseas Ludhiana, having more than 16 years of experience in the field apparel industry was the resource person. She is dealing with prestigious buyers like Kruger, Stoker Point, Speith Weinsky, and Maddox etc.

Ms. Kaur described the process flow of product development in knitted categories, and the various aspects of the buyer’s requirement which gives an idea and inspiration image of structure to develop knitted products with related coordination and activities.


She further emphasized on importance of the study of culture references and demographics while developing a particular collection according to the season. Various product development and trend forecasting techniques for knitted categories were presented by her.

Further during the interaction, Ms. Kaur discussed various upcoming trends and sources from where the students and budding designers can get more information for research and trend forecasting.

The workshop was attended by students from FDDI from various department and campuses and other institutes along with many academic team member. The event was watched by many on Facebook Live on ‘FDDI Chhindwara’ Facebook page.

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