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Summer Schedule 2019

Classes begin June 3, 2019 and end August 9, 2019
Tuition $1335 per course plus supplies.
Supplies are not included in the tuition and vary from course to course.


Construction 1
Days: Tuesday/Thursday
Time: 4:30-6:45pm
Instructor: Joe Carl

This foundation studio courses provide students with the opportunity to fabricate garments based on patterns developed in corresponding pattern making courses. Projects emphasize the skilled execution of stylized and fitted muslins, selection and preparation of fabric, cutting, matching, hand sewing and industrial machine stitching, lining, pressing, detailing and finishing. Level I: Skirts & Blouses

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Construction 1
Days: Wednesday/Friday
Time: 9-11:15am
Instructor: Marney Grimes

This foundation studio course provides students with the opportunity to fabricate garments based on patterns developed in corresponding pattern making courses. Projects emphasize the skilled execution of stylized and fitted muslins, selection and preparation of fabric, cutting, matching, hand sewing and industrial machine stitching, lining, pressing, detailing and finishing. Level I: Skirts & Blouses

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Construction 2
Day: Saturday
Time: 2-6:30pm
Instructor: Martha Palaza

This foundation studio course provides students with the opportunity to fabricate garments based on patterns developed in corresponding pattern making courses. Projects emphasize the skilled execution of stylized and fitted muslins, selection and preparation of fabric, cutting, matching, hand sewing and industrial machine stitching, lining, pressing, detailing and finishing. Level II: Dresses & Slacks

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Couture Detail
Days: Tuesday/Thursday
Time: 2:45-5pm
Instructor: Daniel Faucher

This studio course explores the principles and techniques in fine hand/machine decoration, trim, and self-trim. Students learn finishes that take inspiration from those used in haute couture; i.e. faggoting, piping, scalloping, beading, embroidery, appliqué, cut-out, hemstitching, buttons, frogs, fringe, lace, hand-rolled edge finishes, etc. Students design and construct a basic kimono that will serve as a canvas for multiple couture detail techniques.
 
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History of Costume
Day: Friday
Time: 10-2:30
Instructor: Jay Calderin

History of Costume is a foundation lecture course that serves as introduction to the history of fashion from antiquity through present day, focusing on sources of inspiration for contemporary fashion design as well as theatrical costuming. Special attention is also paid to haute couturiers and contemporary designers, as well as the fabrics, colors, styles, and psychology associated with garments throughout each period.
 
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Pattern 1
Days: Tuesday/Thursday
Time: 7-9:30pm
Instructor: Joe Carl

This foundation studio course introduces students to the principles, techniques and practice of making patterns for women's garments, via both the flat (drafted) paper method and the form (draped) muslin method. Students develop a set of basic slopers and stylized patterns. Level I: Skirts and Blouses

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Pattern 1
Days: Wednesday/Friday
Time: 12-2:15pm
Instructor: Marney Grimes

This foundation studio course introduces students to the principles, techniques and practice of making patterns for women's garments, via both the flat (drafted) paper method and the form (draped) muslin method. Students develop a set of basic slopers and stylized patterns. Level I: Skirts and Blouses

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Textiles
Day: Thursday
Time: 10am-2:30pm
Instructor: Martha Palaza

This foundation studio course trains students in the identification, analysis and testing of fibers and fabrics (natural, synthetic and blends), with a focus on their uses, suitability and care in apparel.   Students also learn about weaves, knits, dyeing, printing, and finishes. Projects include the design of original textiles. (No prerequisite.)

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Sketching 1
Days: Monday/Wednesday
Time: 2:45-5pm
Instructor: Jay Calderin

This foundation studio course introduces students to the principles and techniques of presenting designs on paper; croquis (fashion figure development), garment anatomy (silhouette and style lines), media (pencil, watercolor and marker), and fabric renderings (texture, pattern and embellishment). Each exercise provides students with the opportunity to finished plates for their foundation portfolio. Level I: Introduction to Croquis Figure and Garment Design

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