The Worshipful Company of Feltmakers of London Design Award 2016
Applications are invited: from fashion students; from approved colleges; and employees of a trainee or apprentice status working in the headwear industry.
This year applicants are also welcome to enter the competition within 2 years of completing their millinery studies, or starting their own millinery business.
Entries may be submitted from any country within the European Community.
There is no age restriction
Whilst the award will be for design, that design should be capable of being manufactured in a factory or workroom and be suitable for commercial sale. Fur felt or Wool felt has to be used, although it need not be the major content of the hat. To receive the ‘rules of entry’ and the competitors application form, please contact Rachel Trevor-Morgan by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The First Prize winner will receive £1200 plus a total of two weeks work experience
The Second Prize winner will receive £600
The Third Prize winner will receive £450
Minor Prizes of £200 will be awarded for: Artwork and Presentation, Commerciality, Craftsmanship and Innovative Use of Felt
Entries must not be sent before February 1st and the closing date is March 1st 2016.
Judging will take place during April 2016
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