My role is to manage the Hand Flat knitwear resource in Bonington 116. This involves maintaining and repairing the hand flat machines, mainly comprising of Dubied hand flat machinery. Also demonstrating/teaching students techniques and troubleshooting knitting problems etc.
- Fashion Knitwear Design
- Textile Design
After leaving school I attended college at Derby college and Nottingham Trent Polytechnic, completing City and guilds and ONC and HNC in knitting machine mechanics and textiles, whilst completing a knitting machine mechanic apprenticeship. I worked for many years as a knitting machine mechanic for Courtaulds and Toray textiles in various roles. I joined NTU in 2010 as a Senior technician, and then a technical specialist.