Young Fashion Designers - Ages 12-16

Take an existing pattern or piece of clothing and revise it to express your personal style. Expect to complete a new pattern and a piece of clothing in this class.  Basic sewing skills are required, but extensive experience is not necessary.

Course Number

CC525

Class Size

7

Age Range

12-16

Skill Level

Intermediate

Prerequisite

Basic sewing skills are required, but extensive experience is not necessary. You'll be fine if you know machine basics.

Materials

On the first day, bring:

  • Paper or a sketchbook
  • A small pad of tracing paper
  • Pencils or other drawing materials to sketch your ideas
  • Some magazines or other images of fashions you like

For Fashion Illustration, the instructor will review materials in the first class.

For Design & Sew, you may use our sewing machines or bring your own.

With instructor's advice, you will purchase your own fabric.

Recommended sewing kit:

  • Class 66 bobbins (plastic)
  • Dressmaker shears (Fiskars or Gingher)
  • Paper scissors
  • Assorted machine sewing needles
  • Assorted hand sewing needles
  • Common pins
  • Pin cushion
  • Seam ripper
  • Dressmaker’s pencil or tailor’s chalk
  • Tape measure 60”
  • Ruler
  • Dark and light color thread for basting
  • Thimble

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Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

SPRING

Section 1S: 8 Saturdays, 3:30-5:30 pm
Apr 5 – Jun 7, 2014 (no class Apr 19, May 24)
$190 – OPEN
Instructors: Carol PriceFifile Nguyen

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