Are you interested in the world of fashion?
Year 1: Fashion Construction (Freshmen, Sophomore, Junior, Senior)
In this studio environment, we will explore and discover many aspects of fashion, including the history of fashion trends, design, sketching, career pathways, industry environmental issues and construction methods and techniques. Students will be engaged in hands-on clothing design and construction studio. Projects include but are not limited to: zippered pouch, multi-purpose bag, lounge pants, beanies or ear warmers, collared shirt, and a vintage redesign. This course fulfills the graduation requirement for fine and/or practical arts.
Some past student project examples are:
- Custom tote bag
- Winter beanie/bucket hat
- Wearable garments
- Lounge pants/shorts/joggers
- Collared Shirt
- Zippered Pouch
- Vintage redesign
- Choice projects
Year 2: Advanced Fashion Construction & Design (Sophomore, Junior, Senior)
This studio environment will build off of prior discovery and add advanced creative projects and fashion design study. Students engage in topics such as: how culture influences fashion, the textile industry, the ethical and environmental impacts of the fashion industry, and various types of fashion careers. Project themes will include: knits , pattern drafting, working with the elements and principles of design, material exploration and discovery, designing original fashion pieces, drafting patterns, constructing a 3-piece collection based on your own label, and a project of choice. This course fulfills the graduation requirement for fine and/or practical arts.