SHEILA FRANK is proud to announce our Fashion Design Program! Sewing, Pattern Making and Design Classes begin this Summer 2016.
Central PA will soon become a fashion hot spot.
Sewing 101 (4 weeks; 12 course hours $180)
Machine threading and operation, Textile construction and selection, Pattern layout and cutting techniques, Seaming and topstitching, Applying interfacing, Incorporating a lining, Zipper installation, Attaching hardware (snaps, D-rings)
Sewing 201 (4 weeks; 12 course hours $180)
Prerequisite Sewing 101
Introduction to pattern size charts and choosing an appropriate size, Pattern layout and cutting on-grain, Seam finishes (you will develop a portfolio of seam finishes), Neckline finishes: bias binding or facing applications, Hemming
Pattern 101 / Cut and Sew (4 weeks; 12 course hours $200)
Understanding how to read a pattern and lay out fabric to cut and sew. This class will have the student sew the garment from a store bought pattern.
Pattern 201 / Pattern Manipulation (4 weeks; 12 course hours $200)
Prerequisite Pattern 101
Using a store bought pattern the student will learn to change the silhouette and design something truly unique. This class will have the student sew the garment from a manipulated store bought pattern.
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FALL FASHION DESIGN CLASS SNEAK PEAK:
Intro to Fashion (6 weeks; 18 course hours $375)
You will be introduced to the world of fashion through the exploration of trends and designers. Also learn about haute couture and ready-to-wear. Also journey through the history of fashion and learn terminology of fashion through the ages.
Fashion Concepts & Illustration (8 weeks; 24 course hours $485)
Develop a visual fashion collection through the exploration of history, trends and fashion designers. Start with a sketchbook to express your ideas and learn to illustrate the traditional fashion figure to create a collection board/ mood board and a finished portfolio illustration.
Concept to Construction (12 weeks; 36 course hours $565)
Prerequisite Pattern 301
The foundation of the design process is pattern drafting and garment construction. Learn how to draft and adjust a basic sloper pattern, fit muslin and choose the right fabric for your garment.
Fashion Portfolio Prep (12 weeks ; 36 course hours $565)
Students will design 6-8 Collections. Each Collection will derive from an Inspiration/Mood Board, Design Illustrations, Flat Drawing, and Fabric Swatches. This class will have a Juried exhibition at the Sheila Frank Showroom. This is great preparation for College interviews!