Please read through all of the information regarding this course, as it is something very new for our studio and our students!
New this school year is our Fashion Sewing & Design 12 week After School Course! This class is open to students in 8th grade or older who have taken the Intro to Sewing Prerequisite as we will cover more advanced beginner/intermediate sewing and design techniques. This class is *not* only sewing – we will cover the steps of design from inspiration gathering to sketching, discuss fabrics and other materials, as well as pattern drafting. This is an introductory course to the world of fashion design and is excellent for aspiring designers and as the year progresses we will focus on building a designer’s skill set as well as a fashion portfolio.
Contact us if you are unsure if your child’s skill level is suited to this course and rest assured it is now a regular offering at the studio that they will be able to join in the future if they are interested.
This class will be a more structured approach to learning sewing and design as opposed to our usual after school courses which are more independent and focused on sewing a finished project.
This course will involve: gathering inspiration, sketching, design theories, fashion history, basic pattern drafting and modification (math and ruler work!) and advanced beginner/intermediate sewing techniques. Each week will vary in the lesson style while we cover techniques and theories and then challenge ourselves to apply them in specific project prompts during this course. Students will need to exhibit a level of self starting and motivation in order to keep up with the class as a whole.
**We will do our best to provide all materials necessary to complete this course, but in order to keep the class price similar to our other after school classes there may be materials (i.e. drawing materials / special fabric / sewing tools) students will need to purchase in order to supplement their lessons or projects. We will give plenty of resources and suggestions for you to find these materials for the student**
We do ask that every student invests in a small artist’s sketchbook (9×12 is a good size to carry around) for class as a place for them to record all ideas and sketches. It may also be helpful for students to bring a laptop, ipad or their phone in order to research/reference during class. We will inform you the weeks that your students need to bring these things.
All Parents/Gaurdians: Once you have enrolled your child you must review, sign and submit the After School Agreement that can be found through here or through the Main Menu>Old Spool After School>After School Agreement.
Please note the class dates for this course are as follows:
Week 1 -9/15
Week 2 9/22
Week 3 9/29
Week 4 10/6
Week 5 10/13
Week 6 10/20
Week 7 10/27
Week 8 11/3
Week 9 11/10
Week 10 11/17
NO CLASS THANKSGIVING WEEK
Week 11 12/1
Week 12 12/8
5% discount for siblings (even if they are not in the same class) please contact us for the code.
We don’t want the cost of a course to be what keeps a child from learning a creative life skill. We offer payment plans to break up the cost of class into 2-3 installments over the duration of the course, please contact us if you are interested so we may hold a spot for you.