Intro to Fashion Design: Design Development (16-Week Flexible Schedule)
In this 16-week course, students will create a fashion portfolio project showcasing the design process including concept building, color palettes, fabric sourcing, print design, sketching, illustration, technical flats, and presentation.
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No live meetings
Over 16 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per week
How does a “Flexible Schedule” course work?
No scheduled live video chats
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great if your learner prefers independent pacing or is uncomfortable with live video chat
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Learn how to develop a collection just like a fashion designer! Each week we will work on a different step in the design development process. At the end of the course, learners will have a completed project that replicates the work shown in fashion design portfolios. Week 1: Get Inspired! Week 2: Construct a concept board Week 3: Create color palettes Week 4: Develop custom color palette Week 5: Build a fabric story Week 6: Create print designs Week 7: Compose a print story Week 8: Sketch...
This class is taught in English.
Students will learn the step-by-step process of developing a collection through activity-based projects. The projects we complete will replicate the development process shown in fashion design portfolios.
- New York-based Fashion Designer for nearly 15 years - Graduated summa cum laude from Philadelphia University with a BS in Fashion Design - Adjunct Professor of Fashion Studies - Professional experience in Art, Design, Merchandising, Sales, Production, and Marketing
Weekly design project! All learners should post their weekly projects to the classroom page before the next lesson. Fashion pop quiz questions will be posted throughout the week. Full participation will further our understanding of the weekly lesson and help us engage with each other's work.
- 8 1/2" x 11" (or larger) blank paper (approx 10 sheets total) - Pencil with eraser - Markers, colored pencils, or crayons - Attached print-out materials - Scissors and glue stick - Print-outs provided each week in Classroom - Found materials* (helpful, but not necessary): any old catalogs or magazines from around the home with interesting pictures. Stickers and other craft materials work too. *if you don't have any found materials, the print-outs included will provide the basics of what is needed **OPTIONAL: Three-ring binder with clear sleeves. If you'd like to start a fashion design portfolio at home, this is an easy way for children to keep a collection of their work. Creating a book is a great tool in learning how to communicate design ideas and projects.
No live meetings, and maybe some time outside of class.
Ms Stacia | Fashion DesignerFashion Designer, Educator, and Twin Mom
336 total reviews
293 completed classes
Hi everyone! My name is Stacia and I spent nearly 15 years working as a designer in the heart of the fashion district in NYC. The most gratifying aspect of my job as a fashion designer has always been nurturing young talent. I recently moved to my...