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Fabrics 101

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Designing a collection starts with fabric knowledge. Learn how to identify different types of fabric, their uses, and properties and how these affect your designs. We will discuss wholesale and retail fabric purchasing and trends. Please Note: Check room postings in the lobby of Marvin Feldman Center (27th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue), by...

Wednesday Oct 16th, 6:20pm - 9:10pm

Beginner's Fashion Drawing Studio

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Learn the basics of drawing  fashion figures using photo references in this studio designed to teach novices line drawing. Progress from drawing real-world male and female body proportions to stylized fashion figures. Figure proportion, poses, faces, hands, feet, and basic garment shapes and details are covered with simple exercises. Includes...

Saturday Sep 7th, 2pm - 6pm

  (3 sessions)
$180

3 sessions

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How to Start Your Fashion Company: Design Your Line

at M SHOP - Midtown 520 8th Ave, 16 Fl, New York, New York 10018

We began as a fierce NYC boutique dressing countless A-listers that sold innovative emerging designers, and our own women's & men's collection. Join us for FIRST HAND expertise on how to set up your business! Learn how to go from an idea in your head to getting your designs out into the world onto customers' backs. We also conduct the How To...

Saturday Aug 24th, 1pm - 3:30pm

Live Fashion Drawing and Moodboard Creation

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Experienced artists rediscover your drawing passion.  Sketch male and female fashion models in a variety of media. Create a moodboard to explore and further develop your personal artistic expression and your enthusiasm for fashion. Experience live demos and visual references to stimulate your creativity. This studio is particularly refreshing...

Sunday Sep 22nd, 12pm - 6pm

  (2 sessions)
$180

2 sessions

Professional Practices: Fashion Design

at The New School - Greenwich Village 66 W 12th St, New York, New York 10011

This course introduces you to working in the fashion industry, whether your focus is fashion design, illustration, textile design, buying or merchandising. Through lectures, research, presentations by visiting professionals, and field trips, you are familiarized with current models of practice and study the various roles involved in shaping a contemporary...

Tuesday Sep 10th, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (13 sessions)
$447

13 sessions

Drawing for Accessory Design Studio

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Learn to draw a variety of bags, belts and shoes using photo references and actual accessories. Demonstrations illustrate how to design from inspiration.  Develop the techniques to render a variety of fabrics and leather variations and hardware details in your sketches. Open to beginners as well as experienced students and professionals from...

Sunday Oct 13th, 2pm - 6pm

  (3 sessions)
$180

3 sessions

Ethical Fashion I

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Sunset Park 140 58th St, Brooklyn, New York 11220

Gain a deeper understanding of current ethical fashion best practices. Designers, product developers, researchers, anyone in the business of fashion—learn to recognize, evaluate, and implement aspects of sustainable and ethical fashion, from fiber to production This course also provides an introduction to fair trade, the support of endangered crafts,...

Saturday Sep 14th, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$240

2 sessions

Costume Design: Life Drawing

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

If costume designing is your passion, you must develop an ability to draw real people—thin, short, tall. Actors and characters come in all shapes and sizes. Learn to express your design concepts through real-world drawing techniques using live models.  Work with a variety of art materials—charcoal, markers, pencil, watercolor, acrylics, pen...

Wednesday Sep 25th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$375

5 sessions

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Design Sketching I

at The New School - Greenwich Village 66 W 12th St, New York, New York 10011

In the fashion world, new clothing designs are presented in the form of hand-drawn sketches before being chosen to go into production. Designers start with a croquis, a quick sketch of the traditional fashion figure that serves as the basis for the design of clothing and accessories, then add color and details to the garments.  This is a basic...

Wednesday Sep 11th, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (12 sessions)
$854

12 sessions

Ethical Fashion II

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

This course builds on all that is learned in Ethical Fashion I. Students are given the tools to design a fashion business following best practices in environmental, ethical, and social responsibility.  Students will learn how to evaluate eco-friendly materials; identify responsible manufacturing or select an endangered craft to support; and...

Saturday Sep 21st, 10am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$240

2 sessions

Illustrator for Apparel Technical Designers

at 383 Design Studio - Chelsea 116 W 23rd St 5th Floor, New York, New York 10011

In today's fashion industry, it is as important for a Technical Designer to know Adobe Illustrator as it is for an Apparel Designer. However, there are some differences in how a TD will use the program. This class will teach you the basics as well as tasks specific to a technical designer's job! Learn the basics of Illustrator, how to draw...

Saturday Oct 19th, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Fashion Design: From Sketching to Moodboards

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Sunset Park 140 58th St, Brooklyn, New York 11220

Full Course Name: Introductory Fashion Design: From Sketching to Moodboards This course combines the fundamentals of the fashion design process with honing your ability to create "from the wellspring" of the internal you. Learn to create garments based on your personal aesthetic rather than on the traditional process of creating fashion from...

Saturday Sep 28th, 1pm - 4:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$450

5 sessions

Luxury Fashion Design with Sustainable Materials

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Chelsea 227 W 27th St, New York, New York 10001

Luxury apparel and accessory designers join our fabrications expert to learn how to source the highest caliber sustainable and innovative materials.  Gain insight into how to create luxury products that embody the best design and highest quality with a whole new level of eco-friendly materials available now in this “Micro Master” course. ...

Wednesday Nov 6th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Fashion Design Resources for Creating Designs & Samples

at Fashion Institute of Technology - Sunset Park 140 58th St, Brooklyn, New York 11220

 Insider’s Guide: Fashion Design Resources for Creating Designs and Making Samples Find out how fabrics and trim are sourced, how sketches turn into patterns, and how samples are  executed. A close look  at the ins and outs of getting design elements together is discussed.  Next, tour local resources used by top designers,...

Saturday Oct 5th, 10am - 2pm

  (2 sessions)
$250

2 sessions

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