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The Latest Fashion Courses

If you are an adult expressing an interest in the fashion industry, we look forward to making your passion a reality. Our fashion courses change often to offer students the very best in our fashion programs. Below you will see an array of fashion courses including design, pattern making to knitting and live model drawing.

If your child is interested in fashion design we encourage parents to allow their child to find the fashion course that matches their desired interest.  Once we get acquainted with your child, if appropriate, we will encourage them to explore other related fashion courses.  

Our Fashion After School is a great head start for children and teens to get a “hands on” start on a fulfilling career.

Check back often to explore new added fashion courses and don’t hesitate to contact us with any scheduling questions. Enroll today and enjoy a rewarding and fulfilling fashion course soon!

  • Pattern Making Courses - Begninning to Advance

    • Pattern Making I - Skirt
      Saturday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Norwalk, CT
      Saturday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm -
      White Plains, NY

      In this beginner’s course, students will be exposed to pattern making terminology, including how to measure and create a basic skirt. Skirt manipulation techniques will be taught which includes pattern alteration and development by changing and closing darts. Skirt will be sewn in Muslin material and selected fabric.

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    • Pattern Making II - Bodice
      Saturday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Norwalk, CT
      Saturday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm -
      White Plains, NY

      In this course students will create a bodice utilizing draping and dart manipulation techniques. Students will sew a bodice using muslin material and perform 10 manipulated dart exercises in fabric. 

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    • Pattern Making III - Sleeves
      Saturday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Norwalk, CT
      Saturday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm -
      White Plains, NY

      In this course the students will draft a basic set in sleeve and be taught a variety of different sleeves. The students will also create and sew creative sleeves in fabric. 

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    • Pattern Making IV - Pants
      Saturday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Norwalk, CT
      Saturday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm -
      White Plains, NY

      This course is designed to teach students how to draft pant patterns according to personal fit. Students will sew a pair a pants in muslin and fabric.

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  • Pattern Making Pro Courses - Professional

    Pattern making skills for professional use. These series are designed to introduce the next level of pattern making, where complex problem will be solved and tailoring construction used. These series are perfect for a sewing enthusiast or a professional who needs to brush up on their skills. Also, they are created as a continuation of our foundation skills workshops. Prerequisite - Pattern Making I - IV.

    • Pattern Making V
      Evening Dress
      Tuesday or Thursday:
      12:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Norwalk, CT
      Saturday:
      1:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Norwalk, CT

      This workshop will teach the next level of pattern making construction of making a lined dress fitted to all industry requirements. Dress foundation without waistline will be developed.

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    • Pattern Making VI
      Jacket
      Tuesday or Thursday:
      12:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Norwalk, CT
      Saturday:
      1:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Norwalk, CT

      Tailoring workshop for the brave in heart. Classical technique with a Master Pattern maker with long years of experience on 7th Avenue.  Lapels and shawl collars with different variations, patch pockets and welt button holes.

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    • Pattern Making VII
      The Ultimate Coat
      Tuesday or Thursday:
      12:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Norwalk, CT
      Saturday:
      1:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Norwalk, CT

      Tailoring of a fall raincoat, create a history just like Burberry did. Learn the ins and outs of the outerwear pattern making and design. Double-breasted coat with kick pleat on the back, welt pockets and belt. Removable lining for different weather conditions. You will learn more about inner support and definitions.

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  • Clothing Construction Courses

    • Clothing Construction I
      Saturday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Norwalk, CT Only
      Saturday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm -
      White Plains, NY

      This course teaches the basics in Fashion Sewing, utilizing introductory sewing techniques. Students are given complete understanding of the sewing equipment and learning stitches and finishes. Prerequisite - None

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      Thursday 5:30 pm - 7:30pm
      Norwalk, CT Only
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    • Clothing Construction II
      Saturday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Norwalk, CT
      Saturday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm -
      White Plains, NY

      This course is based on using a skirt commercial pattern. In this class the student will learn to apply zipper, pocket and waist band. Other finishes will include but not limited to hems sewn by hand or machine. Prerequisite - Clothing Construction - I

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      Thursday 5:30 pm - 7:30pm
      Norwalk, CT Only
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    • Clothing Construction III
      Saturday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Norwalk, CT
      Saturday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm -
      White Plains, NY

      Advanced sewing with a blouse commercial pattern. Skills in applying convertible collar, placket closure, cuffs and button holes will also be applied. Prerequisite - Clothing Construction - II

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      Thursday 5:30 pm - 7:30pm
      Norwalk, CT Only
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    • Clothing Construction IV
      Saturday: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Norwalk, CT
      Saturday: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm -
      White Plains, NY

      Tailoring of a jacket using a commercial pattern. The student will learn supporting materials used in jacket construction, lapels, collars, two piece sleeve and lining. Prerequisite - Clothing Construction - III

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      Thursday 5:30 pm - 7:30pm
      Norwalk, CT Only
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  • Fashion Illustration Courses

    • Fashion Illustration I
      Saturday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am - Norwalk, CT
      Saturday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm -
      White Plains, NY

      This course teaches the basics in Fashion Illustration, utilizing black and white sketching techniques. Students are given an introduction to proportion, balance, and composition.  Prerequisite - None

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      Wednesday 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
      Norwalk, CT Only
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    • Fashion Illustration II
      Saturday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am Norwalk, CT
      Saturday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm -
      White Plains, NY

      This course provides students with an introduction to color rendering techniques.  Students will be learning how to master techniques in material and fabric reflection using color.  Markers and color pencils will be used and provided. Prerequisite - Fashion Illustration I

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      Wednesday 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
      Norwalk, CT Only
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    • Fashion Illustration III
      Saturday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am - Norwalk, CT
      Saturday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm -
      White Plains, NY

      This course provides students with an introduction to fabric and embroidery illustration. Students will be taught to draw proportions with color. Techniques will include but not limited to guache, watercolor and markers. Prerequisite - Fashion Illustration II

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      Wednesday 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
      Norwalk, CT Only
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    • Fashion Illustration IV
      Saturday: 9:00 am - 11:00 am - Norwalk, CT
      Saturday: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm -
      White Plains, NY

      During this course , the first collection will be drawn to skills meeting industry standards.  All techniques taught in the previous courses will be applied. Prerequisite - Fashion Illustration III

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      Wednesday 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
      Norwalk, CT Only
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    • Live Model Drawing

      • Live Model Drawing is one of the best ways to learn human body and understand movement. This class is like a real art gym, fast and very engaging, creates strong observation skills and gives the knowledge needed to illustrate fashion sketch of a live model.  This class is great also for artists.  Limited seating

        Saturday: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm -
        Norwalk Location ONLY!
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  • Computers in Fashion

    • Computers in Fashion I -
      Basic
      Saturday: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

      This NEW course category will bring your cutting edge skills to the fashion industry. This introductory course is designed for basic applications to the fashion world using Photoshop. See enrollment page for more details. This is a hands on course.

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    • Computers in Fashion II - Intermediate
      Saturday: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

      This NEW course category will bring your cutting edge skills to the fashion industry. Intermediate level learning the “tricks of the trade”, using Photoshop to design textile layouts, placement prints for fashion designs. This is a hands on course.

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    • Computers in Fashion III - Advanced
      Saturday: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

      This NEW course category will bring your cutting edge skills to the fashion industry. Advanced level, learning to create technical flats in Photoshop. Developing a series of design with different techniques. This is a hands on course.

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    • Computers in Fashion IV - Create a Collection
      Saturday: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

      This NEW course category will bring your cutting edge skills to the fashion industry. Create an eight look collection using all learned techniques from the previous three courses. We will also create a professional looking portfolio for presentation. This is a hands on course.

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