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Fashion Design & Sewing Courses

Fashion Design & Sewing 1
Suggested Age

12-18

 

Prerequisites

Some previous experience with sewing by machine and hand will be helpful.

 

Process/Purpose

This class will focus on sewing techniques including hand sewing, mending, machine sewing, following a pattern, pattern drafting, measuring, making buttonholes, setting a zipper, embellishments, etc.

 

Design aspects such as wearability, practicality, and what makes a garment fashionable and flattering will be discussed. Historical perspectives of fashion will be explored as well as costuming for theatrical events.

 

Class goal: To have at least six wearable garments and a good working knowledge of the sewing machine, how to make a simple pattern, how to read a pattern or follow a tutorial, how to identify different fabrics, how to identify different time periods according to garment cut, and how to sketch designs.

 

Curriculum/Materials

 

  • a sewing kit (needles, good fabric scissors, thread)

  • fabric

  • various notions

  • a sewing machine (NOT A SERGER).

 

A complete list will be supplied upon registration.

Fashion Design & Sewing 2
Suggested Age

12-18

 

Prerequisites

Sewing and Fashion Design 1 or previous sewing class/experience other than beginning sewing.

 

Process/Purpose

This class will continue to focus on sewing techniques including couture hand sewing, mending, machine sewing, following a pattern, pattern drafting, measuring, making buttonholes, embellishments, etc.

 

Historical perspectives of fashion will be explored as well as costuming for theatrical events. 

 

Class goal: To have at least six wearable garments and a good working knowledge of the sewing machine, how to make a simple pattern, how to read a pattern or follow a tutorial, how to identify different fabrics, how to identify different time periods according to garment cut, and how to sketch designs.

 

Curriculum/Materials

 

  • a sewing kit (needles, good fabric scissors, thread)

  • fabric

  • various notions

  • a sewing machine (NOT A SERGER).

 

A complete list will be supplied upon registration.

Intermediate Sewing
Suggested Age

9-18

 

Prerequisites

Beginning sewing or previous sewing experience

 

Process/Purpose

Intermediate Sewing is for the student who is no longer a beginner, but who is not quite ready to tackle complicated patterns.  We'll be making several items from patterns, and will focus on reading patterns, proper construction techniques and some simple embellishments.

 

Curriculum/Materials
  • As with Beginning Sewing, a sewing machine and notions kit is required. The instructor will choose patterns to suit the sewing ability of the students. Fabric will be supplied by the student, but supplemental materials will be provided by the instructor.

 
 
 

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