NTUMA'PA

"A Thing Made Very Well"

NTUMA'PA is Akan/Twi (Ghana, West Afrika) for "A thing made very well".  NTUMA'PA is RWU's Textile Studio, Apparel Production Workroom, Atelier Artisan Training Program and Fashion Incubator. 


NTUMA'PA Boot Camp Workshops & Winter-2016 Series Workshops & 

Presentations are open to aspiring & experienced designers, apparel technicians, stylists & industry professionals of 

ALL ethnicities!



NTUMA’PA WINTER  SERIES 

Fashion Industry & Apparel Production Workshops, Trunk Shows, Special Sales, Presentations & Events 

thru March 2016 coming soon...


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Basic Sewing Elements 1:1 Retreat

HAS BEEN CONDENSED & MOVED TO:

Parts I,II & III

Saturday, 13 February 2016 

11:15am-7pm 

@ AAYHF | 6633 E. Hwy 290, Ste. 303

$125 early registration thru 7 February

$150 late registration 8-12 February 

[plus $15 course material fee]

Refreshments provided.


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Please Note: The NTUMA'PA Boot Camp Workshops are  everyday - incl. Sats/Suns 

19 February - 8 March 2016 

Location TBA

We will post workshop updates 

throughout the Boot Camp.


In the meantime, we plan to offer the Apparel Production Skills Section (pattern making, draping...) both in the day time,  evenings and on Saturdays and Sundays with the majority of the other lecture-presentation and studio workshops in the evenings and weekends of the Boot Camp.


Registered Boot Camp students (paid and scholarship recipients) click on the link below to sign up for your appointment for a Skills Assessment Sessions on 

in December 2015 thru February 2016.


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W-16 Boot Camp Supplies List

Click here


All registered participants must attend one of our —


Boot Camp Skills Assessment Session I

Saturday, 12 December 2015

1pm-3:30pm

@ Carver Museum

Please RSVP your attendance to [email protected] by 7pm on 10 Dec.


Boot Camp Skills Assessment II

Thursday, 17 December 2015

6:30pm-8:30pm 

Location TBA

Please RSVP your attendance to [email protected] by 7pm on 15 Dec.


Boot Camp Info Session III

Thursday, 7 January 2016

6pm-8:30pm 

Location TBA

Please RSVP your attendance to [email protected] by 7pm on 6 Jan.


More session in below on the page... 

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Please visit RWU's Event page for more 2016 Series workshop and event information.


More Coming soon...


CANSON® Papers Presentation 

Pre-Boot Camp Workshop

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

6:30pm - 8:30pm

[Please arrive by 6:15pm]

Co-hosted by the 

Austin Revitalization Authority (ARA)

@ 1154 Lydia Street, Ste. 200

Austin, TX 78702


For NTUMA'PA Boot Camp students, instructors and staff and current ARA art exhibit artists. Please RSVP by 15 February on our Boot Camp Eventbrite page:


"the end of FASHION" by 
Teri Agins is required reading for our Winter-2016 NTUMA'PA Boot Camp Workshops.

 

BOOT CAMP and Sewing Retreat Partners

FABER-CASTELL 48 Pen Set

WINTER 2016 NTUMA'PA BOOT CAMP WORKSHOPS


19 February — 8 March 2016


[Yes, Everyday! Participants are able to sign up for everything or select individual workshops.]


 With Lead Guest Instructor


Professor-Dr. Aziza Braithwaite Bey, PhD


Click here to read more about Dr. Braithwaite Bey's many accomplishments. 


 Boot Camp Sessions 19-26 February will be at —

 Community Engagement Center - CEC

| 1009 E. 11th Street (78702) - 2nd floor |

| Free street parking and in the adjacent surface lot |

[For other Boot Camp session locations, please check the Info page of this website, our RWU & NTUMA'PA Facebook pages.]


Pre-Registration


Early Registration 15 October - 7 February [extended]


Late Registration: 8-13 February 2016



Full scholarships available beginning 15 October.


Scholarship Application Deadline: adults — 25 December


Scholarship Application Deadline: high school students — 31 January 



Scholarship Application submission link is closed.



Click here for more information about RWU's NTUMA'PA and other programs, services and news.


NTUMA'PA is RWU's Textile Studio, Apparel Production Workroom, 

Atelier Artisan Training and Fashion Incubator. 


NTUMA'PA Boot Camp Workshops and Fashion Incubator programs are open to emerging, established and experienced fashion designers, apparel technicians, stylists, photographers, merchandisers, writers, managers, producers and other fashion industry professionals of 

ALL ethnicities and skill levels!!!



 NTUMA'PA Boot Camp is an 18 day intensive series of workshops offered in — 

Hand Pattern Drafting I & II

Apparel Draping

Garment Specs & Costing

Fashion Illustration

Basic Flat Drafting

Fashion Label Business Basics

Show/Event Production

Textile Science & Sourcing 

Attracting & Working w/Buyers

Workroom Operations

Textile Arts & Leather Work

Field Trips & Pre-Boot Camp Activities

Live-Model Drawing for Fashion

Master Couture Garment Construction

Portfolio &Brand Development

Business Contracts & Legal Basics

Hand Stitching Techniques

Professional Industry Mentoring

& more…



Join us for a free 


Boot Camp Registration, Scholarship Application & Info Session

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

6:30pm to 8pm

Afrikan American Cultural Heritage Facility @ 912 E. 11th Street 78702

[Free street, surface lot & garage parking under/behind the building]


Must RSVP via email to: [email protected] by 7pm on 7 December.


CANCELED!  


There were no RSVPs by the posted deadline. 


The 8 December Info Session is CANCELED!

 


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Early registration participants, please sign up for a free mandatory —


Click here to sign up for one of our Info & Skills Assessment Session by the deadlines.


Skills Assessment Session I

Saturday, 12 December 2015

1pm to 3:30pm  

@ Carver Museum | 1165 Angelina St - in the conference room

Please RSVP your attendance to [email protected] by 6pm on Friday, 10 December.


Info & Skills Assessment Session II

Thursday, 17 December 2015

6:30pm to 8:30pm  

Location TBA

Please sign up online or RSVP your attendance to [email protected] by 7pm on Tuesday, 15 December.


Info & Skills Assessment Session III

Thursday, 7 January 2016

6pm to 8:30pm 

AAYHF | 6633 E. Hwy 290, Ste. 307 

Please sign up online or RSVP your attendance to [email protected] by 6pm on Wednesday, 6 January.



Info & Skills Assessment Session IV

Saturday, 23 January 2016

1pm to 3:30pm 

Carver Museum | 1165 Angelina St - in conference room

Please sign up online or RSVP your attendance to [email protected] by 6pm on Friday, 22 January.


CANCELED!  


There were no RSVPs by the posted deadline. 


The 23 January Session is CANCELED!



Info & Skills Assessment Session VI

Tuesday, 2 February 2016

6pm to 8:30pm 

AAYHF | 6633 E. Hwy 290, Ste. 307 

Please sign up online or RSVP your attendance to [email protected] by 6pm on Monday, 25 January.


Info & Skills Assessment Session VII

[For late registration participants only!]

Monday, 8 February 2016

6:30pm to 8:30pm 

AAYHF | 6633 E. Hwy 290, Ste. 307 

Please sign up online or RSVP your attendance to [email protected] by 6pm on Sunday, 7 February.




Click here to sign up for one of our Skills Assessment Session by the deadlines.



FYI: Boot Camp participants who also enroll in our Basic Sewing Elements 1:1 Retreat on 13 February 2016 can receive a discount on Boot Camp sessions and packages. Sewing Retreat registration and more info at: https://ntumapabasicsewingretreatwinter15-16.eventbrite.com