Fashion Studies

Have you ever needed to repair a garment?

Maybe you would like to make a Christmas or birthday present for someone?

Learn how to sew!

Production and design at the introductory level, is designed for students to practice and develop skill levels in the construction of various projects. Students’ personal interests and abilities are assessed in the areas of designing, constructing, and merchandising.  The intermediate and advanced levels allow
students to continue to develop their knowledge, understanding and extend their competencies.  Career exploration and portfolios are developed.

FASHION 10 (3credits)
PLEASE NOTE: NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE IN SEWING OR FASHION IS NECESSARY!

We have equipment that is user friendly and offers the latest technology in Sewing.  Features include embroidery stitching as well.  Courses offered at the Fashion 10 Level include:

  • Fashion Illustration I
  • Sewing Fundamentals
  • Creating Accessories I

Study fashion and color through taking a course on FASHION ILLUSTRATION!

Learn about color, line and designing fashions! Explore drawing techniques and have fun creating your own designs for your own clothing line.  Next, learn how to sew curves and corners through sewing a set of alphabet pillows! Then choose fabric from a wide variety of fashionable designs and colors and sew yourself a pair of active wear (yoga) pants. Keep up with the fashions and learn to sew your own clothes!  Finally, create a personal or home accessory!  Sew a school bag, a set of matching pillowcases, polar fleece mitts, or some other accessory that you would like to have! Possibly add an embroidered design to your new accessory!

Please note: ***Sewing Fundamentals is a prerequisite module necessary for taking most intermediate and advanced courses.

FASHION STUDIES 20/30 (5 CREDITS)

The introductory course in Fashion Studies gives the students the basic Construction and Sewing skills that are the foundation upon which the intermediate and advanced Fashion courses are built upon. The variety of choices given to the students create an opportunity for students to pursue their interests in fashion.

Some of the courses included in the Fashion 20/30:

  • Creators of Fashion
  • Active Wear
  • Contemporary Tailoring
  • Digital Embroidery Tools I
  • Specialty Fabrics I
  • Creating Accessories II
  • Costuming
  • Surface Embellishment
  • Creating Home Decor
  • Sewing for Others

Students in Fashion 20/30 usually participate in the costuming and alterations needed for our school play as well. In addition to this, students in fashion also participate in various fund raising during the term such as sewing blankets and mitts for those in need during the winter months. This is a great example of service and using our gifts that God has given us to help others in need.