Category Fashion & Textiles

Fashion & Textiles Curriculum

Daquine Hebert

The Fashion & Textiles Design Foundation is an intensive year-long course teaching professional design methods through individual projects. The key steps which underpin this course are: Research, Design Development, Technical Skills, and Computer Design. Work is assessed and refined through…

Portfolios

The outcome of each student’s year of study is a professional design portfolio which they use to apply for apprenticeships, jobs, design universities, and other opportunities. Their portfolios document their process and ability to solve problems creatively. Students build content…

Classes

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Our program includes classes in: Fashion Design, Research, and DevelopmentSewing, Draping, and PatternmakingPortfolio Design and PresentationDigital and Hand IllustrationTechnical Design Natural Dye TechniquesBeading and AppliquéFabric ManipulationMachine KnittingTufting Image Credits (L–R):1. Designer and model, Christopher Maya, tufting. Photo: Duval Timothy2. Designer:…

Sustainability

Our curriculum is developing critical thought around sustainability. Students learn to design and work consciously and to create garments with minimum impact on the environment. Courses introduce students to various approaches to sustainability, with a focus on natural dyeing, up-cycling…

Fashion Open Studio

Our community workshops are currently on hold due to Covid-19. Please check back or join our mailing list for updates on open studio hours for those unable to commit to the course requirements. Previous workshops have included hoodies for the…