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SPRING 2016
DAY SCHEDULE:

JANUARY 11th – MAY 7th
 
 
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BRIDALWEAR   
Wednesdays @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Advanced muslin patterns for the bridal party; emphasis on detail: lace, beading, veiling, etc.
Prerequisite: Construction and Patternmaking I & II, and French Draping I
January 13th though April 27th
Prerequisite: Construction and Patternmaking I & II, and French Draping I


CHILDRENSWEAR
Thursday @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
Principles and methods of drafting patterns for children’s wear. Professional construction techniques; special detail for children’s wear.
Prerequisite: Construction and Patternmaking I & II
January 14th through April 28th 


CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION
Practical projects in fabricating garments; stylized and fitted muslins, selection and preparation of fabric, cutting, matching, hand sewing and industrial machine stitching, lining, pressing detailing and finishing.

Level I: Dressmaking/Beginners
Wed/Fri @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
January 13th though April 29th

Level II: Dressmaking/Intermediate
Wed/Fri @ 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm
January 13th though April 29th

Level IV: Coat/Tailored Suit Ensembles
Tues/Thurs @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm*
January 12th though April 28th
* Please note evening hours for Clothing Construction IV & Patternmaking IV


COLOR & 2-D DESIGN
Tuesdays @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The principles of color:  theory, value, harmony. Color in line, form, space, and texture. Color in balance, proportion, harmony, and emphasis. Color in textile art and design. Principles of good design: balance, proportion, harmony, and emphasis. Applications of these principles to practical problems of fashion design
January 12th though April 12th 


COUTURE DETAIL
Tuesdays @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Principles and techniques in fine hand/machine decoration, trim and self trim.
January 12th though April 12th 


FASHION SKETCHING
Application of the principles of good design to fashion and techniques of presenting designs on paper; i.e., croquis, costume anatomy, media, fabric renderings, the fashion figure (designer workroom plates).

Level I: Beginner
Wed/Fri @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
January 13th though April 29th

Level II: Intermediate
Wed/Fri @ 10:45 am – 12:15 pm
January 13th though April 29th

Level III: Advanced
Mondays @ 1:15 pm – 5:00 pm
January 11th though April 25th

Level IV: Portfolio
Thursdays @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
January 14th through April 14th    


FRENCH DRAPING                        
Introduction of forming muslin patterns created directly on the dress form in the French manner. Projects include black and whites, change of fabric and geometric.
Prerequisite: Construction and Patternmaking I & II

Level I: 
Tues/Thurs @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
January 12th though April 28th
               
Level II: Advanced muslin patterns
Tues/Thurs @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Prerequisite: Construction and Patternmaking I & II, and French Draping I
January 12th though April 28th


HISTORY OF COSTUME II
Tuesdays @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
A survey of costume from prehistory to 1900 focusing on sources of inspiration for contemporary fashion design as well as theatrical costuming
January 12th though April 12th 


ILLUSTRATION
Wednesdays @ 2:45 pm - 5:45 pm
Introduces students to multiple fashion illustration styles, as well as the application of a variety of rendering techniques and mediums, designed to explore the artistic expression of fashion for editorial and advertising.
Prerequisite: Fashion Sketching I
January 13th through April 27th 


MILLINERY
Mondays @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Inspiration, design, construction and detail of headwear; patterned, blocked or framed
January 11th though April 4th 


PATTERNMAKING
Principles, techniques and practice in making patterns for women’s garments via the flat (drafted) method. Basic slopers and stylized patterns.
Level I: Skirts and Blouse/Beginners   
Wed/Fri @ 10:45 am – 12:15 pm   
January 13th though April 29th

Level II: Dressmaking/Intermediate
Wed/Fri @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
January 13th though April 29th

Level IV: Coat/Tailored Suit Ensembles
Tues/Thurs @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm*
January 12th though April 28th
* Please note evening hours for Clothing Construction IV & Patternmaking VI


TEXTILE WORKSHOP
Tuesdays @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Identification, analysis and testing of fibers and fabrics and their uses, suitability and care in apparel. Practical textile experience in designing
January 12th though April 12th 



3-D DESIGN
Thursdays @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Exploration and experimentation of body coverings and adornments via non-traditional,
3-Dimensional media; body sculpture and wearable art
January 14th through April 14th    


The Computer Aided Design courses at SFD have been designed to expose students to the virtual tools available through CAD software. These courses are structured to encourage analytical thinking and creative problem solving so that a designer can become acclimated to most systems used in the industry.

CAD FOR FASHION DESIGN: APPAREL I
Fridays @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Pattern manipulation, grading and marker making
Software: Accumark – Gerber Technology
Prerequisite: Comprehension of patternmaking, grading, marker making and construction; a fundamental understanding of the Windows environment.
January 15th though April 15th 


CAD FOR FASHION DESIGN: APPAREL II
Fridays @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Advanced pattern manipulation, grading and marker making
Software: Accumark – Gerber Technology
Prerequisite: Command of CAD for Fashion Design – Apparel I
January 15th though April 15th 


CAD FOR FASHION DESIGN: ART I
Mondays @ 9:00 am – 12:45 pm
Design print, woven & knit textiles. Render technical sketches. Color and drape textiles on fashion images. Develop virtual presentation boards.
Software: Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop
Prerequisite: Comprehension of textiles, sketching and portfolio presentation; a fundamental understanding of the Windows environment.
January 11th though April 25th 


CAD FOR FASHION DESIGN: ART II
Mondays @ 1:15 pm – 5:00 pm
Advanced projects in design print, woven & knit textiles. Render technical sketches. Color and drape textiles on fashion images. Develop virtual presentation boards.
Software: Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop
Prerequisite: Command of CAD for Fashion Design – Art I
January 11th though April 25th 


SEE CATALOG FOR COMPLETE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AND CURRENT SCHOOL POLICIES.

 


 

 

 
SPRING 2016
EVENING SCHEDULE:

JANUARY 11th – MAY 7th 

  

 

CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION                         
Practical projects in fabricating garments; stylized and fitted muslins, selection and preparation of fabric, cutting, matching, hand sewing and industrial machine stitching, lining, pressing detailing and finishing.
Level I: Dressmaking/Beginners    
Tues/Thurs @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm    
January 12th through April 28th   

Level IV: Coat/Tailored Suit Ensembles    
Tues/Thurs @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm    
January 12th through April 28th   


DESIGNER’S LINE
Wednesdays @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Advanced course in the complete treatment of an individual theme; i.e. thesis, portfolio, collection & presentation
Prerequisite: Construction and Patternmaking I – IV, French Draping I & II, and Style & Line
January 13th though April 27th

 

 

FASHION SKETCHING
Application of the principles of good design to fashion and techniques of presenting designs on paper; i.e., croquis, costume anatomy, media, fabric renderings, the fashion figure (designer workroom plates).

Level I: Beginner
Wednesdays @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
January 13th through April 13th    

Level II: Intermediate
Thursdays @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
January 14th through April 14th    


HANDBAG DESIGN
Thursdays @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm    
Inspiration, design, construction and detail of handbags; soft structured and hard structured
Prerequisite: Clothing Construction I or previous sewing experience
January 14th through April 14th    


PATTERNMAKING                                 
Principles, techniques and practice in making patterns for women’s garments via the flat (drafted) method. Basic slopers and stylized patterns.
Level I: Skirts and Blouses/Beginners
Tues/Thurs @ 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm
January 12th through April 28th   

Level IV: Coat/Tailored Suit Ensembles
Tues/Thurs @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
January 12th through April 28th   


STYLE & LINE
Wednesdays @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Advanced course in the development of signature designs, designers’ personalized styles and collections.
Prerequisite: Construction and Patternmaking I & II, and French Draping I & II
January 13th though April 27th


PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN FASHION    
Wednesdays @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The course is designed to establish, maintain, and improve the professional skill sets and strategies needed to gain a competitive edge in the market place. Individuals looking to launch or leverage a career, a project, or a business will be introduced to three vital phases of professional development which include:
 
The Promise - Creating a cohesive concept using research & development, branding; communications; and styling to craft a brand bible.
 
The Pitch - Building the blueprint for a strategic plan using; marketing; fashion writing; visual display; merchandising; and fashion show/event production.
 
The Push - Developing a campaign that serves to position a product, or service using press; public relations; promotions; and publicity.
January 13th through April 13th     


SEE CATALOG FOR COMPLETE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AND CURRENT SCHOOL POLICIES.

 

 


  
 

SPRING 2016
SATURDAY SCHEDULE:

JANUARY 11th – MAY 7th 



BASIC FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY

FOR THE DESIGNER
Learn basic skills such as lighting, composition, styling, and posing to successfully execute a fashion photo shoot in our 5-week workshop. Students will need their own digital or 35mm camera. The tuition cost for Basic Fashion Photography for the Designer is $350.

January 16th through February 20th 
Saturdays @ 10:00 am –12:00 noon*
* January 30th class will meet from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for studio/”on location” lighting demos


BUSINESS 101
Saturdays @ 9:00 am –1:30 pm
Intensive six week workshop focused on starting a fashion business and the steps needed to create, produce and sell your line. This course will be taught by Lisa Micheels, designer and owner Very Eclectic Clothing. Lisa has been running her business for twenty years. The tuition cost for Business 101 is $650.
January 16th through February 20th 


CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION
Saturdays @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Practical projects in fabricating garments; stylized and fitted muslins, selection and preparation of fabric, cutting, matching, hand sewing and industrial machine stitching, lining, pressing detailing and finishing.
Level I: Dressmaking/Beginners
January 16th through April 16th 


FASHION SKETCHING
Saturdays @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Application of the principles of good design to fashion and techniques of presenting designs on paper; i.e., croquis, costume anatomy, media, fabric renderings, the fashion figure (designer workroom plates).
Level I: Beginner
January 16th through April 16th 


PATTERNMAKING
Saturdays @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Principles, techniques and practice in making patterns for women’s garments via the flat (drafted) method. Basic slopers and stylized patterns.
Level I: Skirts and Blouses/Beginner
January 16th through April 16th 


ALSO

HIGH SCHOOL PREP PROGRAM
Saturdays @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
January 30th through March 19th 
Open to High School Students; see enclosed flyer

ADVANCED PREP PROGRAM
Saturdays @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
January 30th through March 19th 
Open to High School Students who have completed Level 1 of the Prep Program


SEE CATALOG FOR COMPLETE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AND CURRENT SCHOOL POLICIES.