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40 Search Results for “Worth to Westwood: Fashion History”
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...
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:30 PM
Spring 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.
Jan 26 - Apr 06
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Spring 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.
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Spring 2019
Construction Techniques 2
Building on the basic draping, patternmaking, and sewing skills learned in Construction Techniques I, explore intricate draping exercises to design more tailored apparel and study advanced patternmaking applications. Make muslin tests of garments and use fabric to create a finished garment. Prerequisite: Construction Techniques I or the equivalent.
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:30 PM
Spring 2019
Retail Buying
Learn to work with a retail buyer or become one yourself. This course is essential for managers, retail business owners, and manufacturers’ account representatives. Topics covered include profitability scrutiny, open to buys, initial and cumulative markup, shortages, sell-through, and sales to stock analysis. Students learn how to buy or communicate with buyers and complete practical and realistic assignments. Prereq...
Jan 26 - Apr 06
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 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...
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:30 PM
Spring 2019
Typography 1
An in-depth understanding of typographic concepts and methods is essential for effective visual communication. Students examine the evolution of the alphabet and the history and basics of typographic style (with an emphasis on 20th-century type design and application). Projects help students understand the difference between legibility and readability and develop a discerning eye and the ability to create effective a...
Jan 26 - Apr 20
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:30 PM
Spring 2019
Fashion Design, Grades 9-12
A professional designer helps you visualize and render fashion ideas, from research and concept development to the creation of final illustrations. In class discussions on the fashion industry, you learn to recognize the qualities of well designed garments. Field trips and visits by industry professionals inform you about processes, trends, and careers in fashion.
Jan 26 - Apr 13
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Spring 2019
Fashion Styling Studio, Grades 9-12
This course provides the fundamentals of wardrobe styling. Students will have the opportunity to learn some of the core requirements that come with being a stylist, including imagination, research, communication, and collaboration. Students will develop the skill of processing ideas to build mood boards and have the chance to see some of their ideas come to life. This leads to hands on experiences that teach students...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 8045 - PCAC 0517 A
  • TBA, Faculty
Jan 26 - Apr 13
On Campus
Saturday
10:00 - 12:50 PM
Spring 2019
Medium of Fashion: Textiles
In this course, you learn about the practical application of the materials, elements, and techniques used in the fabrication of modern apparel within the fashion industry. Aimed at students of fashion design or design professionals interested in understanding the “how” as well as the “why” of textiles, this course covers the components involved in the design and manufacture of apparel and accessories. Topics covered ...
Jan 25 - Apr 19
On Campus
Friday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 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.
Jan 25 - Apr 19
On Campus
Friday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
Construction Techniques 2
Building on the basic draping, patternmaking, and sewing skills learned in Construction Techniques I, explore intricate draping exercises to design more tailored apparel and study advanced patternmaking applications. Make muslin tests of garments and use fabric to create a finished garment. Prerequisite: Construction Techniques I or the equivalent.
Jan 25 - Apr 19
On Campus
Friday
7:00 - 9:30 PM
Spring 2019
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