Schedule of classes

Spring 2024 Classes

Priority Registration has begun ---- Open Registration begins December 8th

Legacy Schedule of Classes

New Schedule of Classes


FASH 60 Draped Design

Emily Melville

Thursday 9:30am - 1:30pm 

Students will study the draping methods required to create garment patterns on the dress form with fabric. Draped designs will be translated into production-ready paper patterns and sample garments constructed to test fit and design. Basic sewing skills are required.


FASH 70A Clothing Construction 1 Section 7035 In Person

Robyn Spencer-Crompton

Tuesday 1:00 - 5:00pm

 

FASH 70A Clothing Construction 1 Section 4065 Online 

Emily Melville

Online Asynchronous with weekly Synchronous meeting Wednesday 12:00 - 1:00pm 

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.


FASH 70B Clothing Construction 2

Emily Melville

Monday 9:30am - 1:30pm

Building on topics from 70A, this course covers intermediate to advanced sewing and garment construction skills used in fashion design and apparel production. Creating both samples and finished garments, students will build competence working with specialty fabrics, and more complex patterns. Lectures will discuss the important steps of apparel production in the fashion industry.


FASH 112 Alterations and Sustainability

Robyn Spencer-Crompton

Tuesday 9:00am - 12:00pm

This course provides an overview of sustainable fibers and environmentally conscious apparel manufacturing processes. Students will implement techniques such as deconstruction, alteration, repurposing, and zero waste to create original garment designs.


FASH 121 Knitwear Construction

Lyra Bobo

Friday 9:30am - 1:30pm

Students will learn industry techniques for sewing knitwear apparel including sportswear separates, lingerie, and activewear. Machine skills include use of specialized knit stitches on computer sewing machines, sergers, and cover-stitch machines.


FASH 139 Fashion Entrepreneurship

Lyra Bobo

Wednesday 9:00am - 12:00 ONLINE

Students will investigate the process for developing a fashion product from concept to consumer and the steps required to launch a fashion enterprise.


FASH 152 Fashion Show

Emily Melville

Monday 2:00 - 4:00pm

Students in this course are guided through the process of producing a full-scale fashion show. They will discuss, plan, and execute all aspects of the show including the staging, promotions, model casting, merchandise selection, and budgeting. Lectures provide a summary of the history of fashion shows as well as analysis of current stylistic trends for the design and production of contemporary fashion shows.

Important Note: Students enrolled in FASH 152 must also enroll in FASH 152L the Fashion Show Production Lab. FASH 152L will meet on Wednesdays starting after Spring Break from 2:00-5:15pm (3/27/24 through 5/15/24). The Fashion Show will be held in May, date TBD and students must commit to attending.


FASH 152L Fashion Show Lab  

Class begins March 27th

Emily Melville

Wednesday 2:00 - 5:15pm

This course provides supervised lab time for students enrolled in FASH 152. Students will collaborate on the execution of projects and team assignments associated with the production of a fashion show.


FASH 770 Fashion Skills Lab

Robyn Spencer-Crompton  Tuesdays 12:00 - 1:00pm

Emily Melville  Thursdays 2:00 - 5:00pm

An open-entry, open-exit class for students who seek to expand upon their knowledge and skills in fashion. Students will build on the skills developed in referring course(s) in Fashion Studies such as FASH 8, FASH 52.2, FASH 56, FASH 60, FASH 62A, FASH 70A, FASH 70B, FASH 112, FASH 121, FASH 139, FASH 152, and FASH 152L.



 

Have questions about class registration, pre-requisites, or wait-lists? Please email Program Coordinator Emily Melville at emelville@santarosa.edu

 



Fall 2023 Classes


FASH 8 Introductory Textiles

Lyra Bobo

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.


FASH 52.2 Visual Merchandising

Emily Melville

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.


FASH 56  Fashion Design and Illustration

Emily Melville

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.


FASH 62A Flat Pattern Design

Emily Melville

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.


FASH 70A Clothing Construction 1 Section 7035 In Person

Robyn Spencer-Crompton

Friday 9:00am - 1:00pm

FASH 70A Clothing Construction 1 Section 1259 Online 

Emily Melville

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.


FASH 141 Contemporary Fashion Designers

Robyn Spencer-/Crompton

Online- Asynchronous

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.


FASH 770  Fashion Skills Lab 

Lyra Bobo Wednesdays 1:00 - 3:00pm 

Emily Melville Thursday 4-5pm