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Fashion Design & Business
Fashion Marketing Global Environment
This course examines fundamental marketing concepts in the global fashion marketing environment. Students explore consumer insights, positioning, competitive advantage, and channel decisions using both theoretical and practical approaches. Students analyze and identify target markets and become aware of key marketing decisions as they develop a global marketing plan for a fashion company. Prerequisites: none.
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Centering Your Brand
This workshop, targeted to students and working professionals who intend to establish or have an existing business or brand in a creative industry, pairs design and brand strategy. Students, who seek to achieve their goals and refine their voice and expression, explore their unique vision through our interactive, hands-on workshop-style course. Prerequisites: none.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5266 - PCFD 0820 A
  • Lau, Bliss
Apr 13 - Apr 27
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 5:00 PM
Spring 2019
Fashion Portfolio
A strong portfolio is essential to success in a competitive industry like fashion. Learn to communicate your skills to potential employers, whether your focus is fashion design, illustration, textile design, merchandising, or buying. In this course, you are guided to edit your work—whether it is done for school assignments or for your job—to build a portfolio that accurately tells the story of your talent. You resear...
Mar 05 - Apr 16
On Campus
Tuesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Fashion Flats
Flat sketching is an essential part of garment production. It communicates details in the design and construction of a garment, from concept to marketing. This course introduces the professional techniques used to create fashion flats, ranging from traditional hand sketching to the use of Adobe Illustrator to produce sketches digitally in a vector format. Prerequisite: Familiarity with the Mac operating system. Knowl...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5343 - PCFD 0105 A
  • Cabuay, John Jay
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:30 PM
Spring 2019
Fashion Flats
Flat sketching is an essential part of garment production. It communicates details in the design and construction of a garment, from concept to marketing. This course introduces the professional techniques used to create fashion flats, ranging from traditional hand sketching to the use of Adobe Illustrator to produce sketches digitally in a vector format. Prerequisite: Familiarity with the Mac operating system. Knowl...
Mar 04 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
Prof Practices: Fashion
This course introduces you to working in the fashion industry, whether your focus is fashion design, illustration, textile design, buying or merchandising. Through lectures, research, presentations by visiting professionals, and field trips, you are familiarized with current models of practice and study the various roles involved in shaping a contemporary fashion business. Whether you intend to freelance or intern, e...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 5350 - PCFD 0502 A
  • Chuang, Catherine
Jan 24 - Feb 28
On Campus
Thursday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Design Sketching 1
In the fashion world, new clothing designs are presented in the form of hand-drawn sketches before being chosen to go into production. Designers start with a croquis, a quick sketch of the traditional fashion figure that serves as the basis for the design of clothing and accessories, then add color and details to the garments. This is a basic course in making a designer’s sketch, in which students work from live mode...
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1384 - PCFD 0101 A
  • Tunstull, Glenn
Jun 03 - Jul 10
On Campus
Monday & Wednesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Summer 2019
Sewing
Learn to sew simple garments using industrial equipment. Acquire the basic skills of cutting, construction, and finishing using a commercial pattern. Learn about fabric selection and practice hand sewing techniques. You will need a home sewing machine to complete homework assignments. Prerequisites: none.
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1385 - PCFD 0201 A
  • Lukyanovich, Svetlana
Jun 04 - Jul 09
On Campus
Tuesday & Thursday
7:00 - 9:50 PM
Summer 2019
Patternmaking
Learn the fundamentals of design room patternmaking using basic body slopers. Become familiar with all areas of basic styling, including body slopers, skirts, bodices, collars, sleeves, and dresses. Develop paper patterns and make a fabric sample that demonstrates proper fit. Prerequisites: none.
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1386 - PCFD 0202 A
  • Guthrie, Julian
Jun 03 - Jul 03
On Campus
Monday & Wednesday
7:00 - 9:50 PM
Summer 2019
Medium of Fashion: Textiles
A practical exploration of the materials, elements and techniques used in the modern apparel and fashion industry. Topics include natural and man-made fibers, yarns, textile structures such as knits and woven fabrics, garment structure, practical as well as decorative trims, along with surface design (printing, dyeing and embellishment). Geared to students of fashion design and design professionals interested in und...
Jun 03 - Aug 04
Online
Summer 2019
Construction Techniques 1
Learn basic draping, flat patternmaking, and sewing techniques, along with principles of design. Topics covered include three-dimensional muslin interpretation of skirts and bodices, developing slopers, and constructing a garment. Bring to the first class a #2 pencil, pins, paper scissors, and one yard of lightweight muslin. Prerequisites: none.
  • Programs: Certificate Programs
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 1388 - PCFD 0230 A
  • De Verteuil, Phyllis
Jun 03 - Jul 10
On Campus
Monday & Wednesday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Summer 2019
Worth to Westwood:Fashion Hist
In this course, we explore fashion beginning with the father of haute couture and concluding with the designer who brought punk and new wave fashion into the mainstream. We discuss fashion in its historical context, examining economic and technological influences, as well as those from the world of arts and artists. Broad thematic considerations include the nature of fashion (what it is and what it does) and its rela...
Jun 03 - Aug 04
Online
Summer 2019
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