Ms Jane Chadwick

School: Design School
Position: Senior Knitwear Tutor

Biography

Part of the design duo Jane Chadwick and Jess Quinton who have run their knitwear company QUINTON CHADWICK for over 15 years. They design a seasonal A/W Collectin which includes knitted accessories, homewares and a small range of signature hand knitted garments. They produce their collections entirely in the UK – working with small regional factories.

Their new collection explores a heritage theme by using traditional skills but in a modern way. Known for their quirky combinations of colour, pattern and texture mixed with a modern sillouhette.

Winners of the UK Fashion Export Award. They sell in the TATE, Heals, Fenwicks, Anthropologie, Aos and many independent boutiques in the UK.

They are currently stocked overseas in Isetan, B.Shop, Desparado, Mitsukoshi to name a few in Japan, as well as China, USA and Europe

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Research expertise

Mentoring programme working with ex students.

Teaching areas & responsibilities

Senior Knitwear Tutor
Responsible for helping to deliver knitwear within the BA Hons Fashion Degree
Levels 4 5 + 6

Professional activity

  • 1997 - presentRunning own Knitwear company

Educational and professional qualifications

  • 1983Post Grad dip in Art & Design Goldsmiths
  • 1982BA Hons Woven Textiles Duncan of Jordonstone College of Art
  • 1979Arts Foundation Course Derbyshire College of Higher Education

Conferences & events

Exhibited at London Fashion Week until 2010 showed RTW Knitwear Collections
Pure London each season 2010-2012 showing A/W Accessory collections
Premiere Classe – Paris each season 2010 -2012 showing A/W Accessory collections
Collaboations with the TATE


Consultancy

Collaboration with the TATE knitted accessory collection.