Are you looking to be the next fashion designer of a First Lady's inaugural ball gown? Well you have to start somewhere.
Join the DC Fashion Foundation's Fashion Design 101 workshop. This hands-on six (6) week workshop is an introduction fashion design skills and the design process. Students will get their ideas onto paper and will learn how to conduct trend research, develop storyboards around their ideas, develop a color story for their collection, select fabrics and trim.
Specific topics to be covered:
- Fashion terminology
- Basics of creating a line and a collection
- Basic fashion illustration- putting ideas on paper
- Fashion history and trend research- the impacts and how to conduct necessary research
- Textiles-understanding how different fabrics impact a garment
- The basics of fabric and trim selection for garments
- The importance of editing collections
- By the end of the workshop, students will have good working knowledge of the design process and depending on work progress, have basic fashion sketches to add to their portfolio.
This workshop is suitable for both emerging and existing apparel and accessory designers and is limited to 15 participants. Students should bring their laptops to the first and second session.
Supplies: A supply list will be sent to registered attendants.
There are other courses as well from Fashion Design 101, Pattern Making 101, Sewing, and Textile 101.
Space is limited. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Register Now!
Sherwood Recreation Center 640 10th Street NE (2nd Floor) Corner of 10th Street & G St. NE
Washington, DC 20002