Fall 2023 Classes
Priority Registration has begun ---- Open Registration begins May 31st
Monday 9:30 - 11:30 Online and Wednesday 9:30 - 12:30 In Person
The study of natural, man-made, and synthetic fibers including their characteristics, use, and care for clothing and home furnishings. Topics include yarn and fabric identification, construction, dyeing and printing processes, finishes, fabric testing, performance and serviceability, and government regulations.
Thursday 1:00pm - 4:00pm
The study of creative fashion exhibits and window displays used by merchandisers. Students study all aspects of fashion display, including design principles, color, lighting, signage, graphics, fixtures, props, accessories, and mannequins.
Tuesday and Thursday 9:30am - 12:00pm
An introduction to the aesthetic and functional principles of fashion and technical drawing. Principles of drawing using croquis to present designs and technical illustration techniques used for garment production.
Monday 1:00pm- 5:00pm
The student will learn the flat pattern method in which a sloper is used to create patterns for a variety of garment styles. Patterns for tops, skirts, dresses, sleeves, and collars are discussed. Construction of a garment from an original pattern is required.
Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm
Online Synchronous meeting Wednesday 4:00pm - 5:00pm
An introduction to the sewing techniques and garment construction skills used in fashion design and apparel production. Students will learn fundamental skills such as fabric selection, pressing, and operation of a sewing machine in order to construct a variety of samples and finished garments.
A study of the prominent designers and trends in fashion history from the late 19th century to today. Students will research ways that important American and international designers of the last 150 years have influenced and inspired the current fashion industry.
Lyra Bobo Wednesdays 1:00 - 3:00pm
Emily Melville Thursday 4-5pm