Course in Fashion Design in New York in USA

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Fashion Design

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Fashion design is the art of designing clothing that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. Fashion designers must study their craft well in order to be successful. A fashion design course can provide the introduction to further study in this high demand field.

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Beginners Sartorial Course

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Full time 2 weeks August 2017 USA Manhattan

This course teaches the basics of made-to-measure pattern making, cutting, dressmaking, and construction. This system was devised By Laura Congia (Italian fashion designer and dressmaker). [+]

Course Studies in Fashion Design in New York in USA. This course teaches the basics of made-to-measure pattern making, cutting, dressmaking, and construction. This system was devised By Laura Congia (Italian fashion designer and dressmaker). In this class you will be guided step by step through the different stages of garment creation: from taking measurements to drawing the paper pattern and the final dressmaking. What you'll learn Fabrication Taking proper body measurements Creation of a made-to-measure paper pattern Pattern layout, pinning and cutting Construction techniques Zipper insertion Pressing and finishing Hand-stitched appliqués 8-Session short course (2 weeks, 65 Hours): Monday Aug 22nd 10:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday Aug 23rd 10:00am - 5:00pm Thursday Aug 25th 10:00am - 5:00pm Friday Aug 26th 10:00am - 5:00pm Monday Aug 29th 10:00am - 5:00pm Tuesday Aug 30th 10:00am - 5:00pm Wednesday Aug 31st 10:00am - 5:00pm Thursday Sept 1st 10:00am - 5:00pm Tools & Supplies Fabric (muslin/toile) Pattern paper Rulers (L-square, hip curve, French curve) Measuring tape Fabric scissors Paper cutting Scissors Thread Pins Seam ripper Hand needles​ Prerequisites: Some sewing machine experience. Instructor Laura Congia is a distinguished Italian professional fashion designer, custom dressmaker and fashion school director. She has a genuine passion for fashion and feels privileged to instruct students wishing to learn the art of dressmaking "Made in Italy". In this culturally and emotionally rich intensive class, her objective is to prepare students for success in the competitive world of fashion through in-depth training. [-]

Draping, Drafting & Dressmaking Techniques

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Part time 3 months July 2017 USA Manhattan

This 3-month course reveals the basic and more advanced skills you need to become an accomplished dress-maker. Build your knowledge, or expand your current dress-making skills. You'll learn to drape and draft custom dress patterns from scratch, just like the ateliers. [+]

This 3-month course reveals the basic and more advanced skills you need to become an accomplished dress-maker. Build your knowledge, or expand your current dress-making skills. You'll learn to drape and draft custom dress patterns from scratch, just like the ateliers. Prove your patterns with a toille (muslin). Then you'll learn various construction techniques to complete your original dresses. And finally, you'll properly fit and adjust the dresses (and pattern) according to the measurements and body type, using foolproof fitting and alteration techniques. You'll be the total dress maker! Skills & Techniques Learn A New Designer Dress Style Each Month! Learn about fabrics and notions needed for dressmaking Learn to measure a body properly Learn to create custom fit dress patterns Learn to make toilles (test muslins) Learn to complete production-ready patterns Learn to prepare fabric for layout, cutting and marking Learn construction techniques (zipper insertion, set in sleeves, etc.) Learn proper pressing and finishing techniques Course runs Tuesday Evenings, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Course Duration: 3 hours, once per week + Open lab time Fabric & Supplies Fashion fabric (3 yards) Muslin fabric (5 yards) Measuring tape Fabric scissors Paper-Cutting Scissors Thread Pins Seam Ripper Hand Needles Dot Pattern Paper Mechanical Pencil Clear Ruler L Square Ruler Hip Curve Ruler French Curve Ruler Magic Tape Prerequisites Some sewing experience If none, 6-Week Dressmaking class recommended [-]

Illustration for Fashion

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Part time 4 weeks September 2017 USA Manhattan

This intense but fun 4-week course meets in two back-to-back classes once per week. Students will learn the fundamentals of art design in the fashion industry. They will learn the importance of shape, light & shadow, color theory, garment illustration, [+]

Course Studies in Fashion Design in New York in USA. This intense but fun 4-week course meets in two back-to-back classes once per week. Students will learn the fundamentals of art design in the fashion industry. They will learn the importance of shape, light & shadow, color theory, garment illustration, and figure drawing through the exploration of different kinds of media such as pencils, color markers, architecture, graphics, collage and fabric. During this process, the students will learn how to apply the fundamentals to their own fashion designs and how to design a mini collection with flats and mood boards. Homework will be assigned, along with a final critique. Course Outline Pencil media - drawing basic shapes, studying light and shadow Exploration and discussion of color theory, working with markers, pencils and collage Drawing garments and details - skirts, pants, dresses, etc Rendering fabrics with markers, color pencils and other media Drawing the fashion figure (part 1) and exploring the body shape Drawing the fashion figure (part 2) adding clothing onto the fashion figure Gathering inspiration Developing an 8 piece mini collection Final presentation Course runs Thursday Evenings, 6:30pm - 9:30pm or Wednesday Mornings, 10:00am - 1:00pm or Saturday Evenings, 4:30pm - 7:30pm Course Duration: 4 weeks Tools & Supplies Chartpak Ad Markers - Cool Gray 1 Chartpak Ad Markers - Cool Gray 5 Chartpak Ad Markers - Cool Gray 7 24-Pack Prismacolor Premier Double-Ended Brush Tip Markers - Khaki 209 24-Pack Prismacolor Premier Double-Ended Brush Tip Markers - Pale Peach 207 Staedtler Lumograph Graphite Drawing & Sketching Pencils, Set of All 16 Degrees (100G19) Staedtler Mars 571 Set of 3 Shapes of French Curves, 57140WP Staedtler Mars Plastic Eraser - Color: White 14x17 Bienfang Marker Paper 24-Pack Pastels Oil Pentel White Gouache 2 Fine Brushes Sketch Book 12-Pack Staedtler Pencils Prerequisites: No experience needed. Open registration.​ Instructor The extremely talented Daniel Mayorga studied Graphic Design and Illustration at Sacred Heart University. He also holds a degree in fashion design. Upon graduation, he interned at Kithe Brewster Inc., famous stylist to the stars. His clients ranged from Heidi Klum to Gwyneth Paltrow, Tyra Banks and the House Wives of Atlanta. Daniel is also an experienced and impassioned teacher, helping others achieve their fashion dreams. [-]

Fashion Design Fundamentals

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Part time 4 weeks September 2017 USA Manhattan

This 4-week Intro to Fashion Design course is constructed for those with no prior expertise in the discipline. It allows students to get an overall understanding of the fundamentals required to begin a career as a fashion designer. [+]

This 4-week Intro to Fashion Design course is constructed for those with no prior expertise in the discipline. It allows students to get an overall understanding of the fundamentals required to begin a career as a fashion designer. And what better way to understand the skills and knowledge needed to become a success than learning from a talented fashion designer? Students will be given a hands-on, realistic approach to the world of fashion. For many, they may choose to continue on to the 6-Month Fashion Design course where students are afforded the opportunity to create their own garments, expand their portfolios and prepare themselves for a career in the fashion industry. Skills & Techniques Fashion History Market & Trend Research Basic design principles and fashion development skills Fabrication and color knowledge Fashion "flats" (hand drawing) Mood boards and design boards creation Course runs Thursday Evenings, 6:30pm - 9:30pm or Wednesday Mornings, 10:00am - 1:00pm or Saturday Evenings, 4:30pm - 7:30pm Course Duration: 3 hours, 4 weeks (Once a week + lab time) Fabric & Supplies Fabric scissors Paper cutting scissors Drawing pencils & erasers Sketch pad Ruler Current fashion magazines Black foam core boards Glue, tape Prerequisites None! [-]

Pattern-Making & Draping

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Part time 8 weeks July 2017 USA Manhattan

Learn how to create block sloper patterns using flat pattern-making techniques together with art form of draping. This course will give you all the basic skills you need to create bodices, sleeves, skirts and dresses. [+]

Course Studies in Fashion Design in New York in USA. Learn how to create block sloper patterns using flat pattern-making techniques together with art form of draping. This course will give you all the basic skills you need to create bodices, sleeves, skirts and dresses. On an industry dressform, you'll learn how to measure a body properly and create garments using draping skills and techniques. Then learn how to do simple changes to a basic pattern, aka the sloper (the fashion term for your basic pattern block). This 8-week course is ideal for those beginners or experienced sewers who lack this technical training. Within 8 weeks, you will build a foundation of slopers and pattern-making understanding that you will be able to utilize once you have completed the course. Once you master this art, design to your heart's content! Some designers perfect their work on the table using flat pattern alone. But you'll also learn the excitement of designing in 3D and seeing your ideas come to life right in front of your eyes through draping! Course runs Tuesday Evenings, 6:30pm - 9:30pm Skills & Techniques Learn to accurately measure and fit the body form Understand the fundamental concepts of draping on a dress form Drape basic bodices, skirts, dresses Explore draping techniques Learn to draft personal slopers (block patterns) for bodice, skirt, sleeves, etc Learn to make pattern adjustments and alterations Complete finished production patterns Fabric & Supplies Muslin fabric (5 yards) Measuring tape Fabric scissors Paper-Cutting Scissors Thread Pins Seam Ripper Hand Needles Dot Pattern Paper Mechanical Pencil Clear Ruler L Square Ruler Hip Curve Ruler French Curve Ruler Magic Tape Prerequisites Some sewing experience If none, 3-hour Learn to Sew in a Day class recommended [-]

Dress making course

Esaie Couture Design School
Campus Part time 6 weeks Open Enrollment USA Manhattan

Make yourself a custom fit dress in 6 weeks! This class reveals the secrets of cutting from a commercial pattern, construction methods and foolproof fitting techniques to make the dress fit you, perfectly. Learn to be a dress maker! [+]

Make yourself a custom fit dress in 6 weeks! This class reveals the secrets of cutting from a commercial pattern, construction methods and foolproof fitting techniques to make the dress fit you, perfectly. Learn to be a dress maker! Course Outline Learn about fabrics and notions Learn to measure your body Learn to work with a commercial pattern Learn to prepare fabric for cutting Learn construction techniques Learn zipper insertion Learn proper pressing and finishing techniques Course Duration: 6 weeks, 3 hours, once per week Fabric & Supplies 1 1/2 yards cotton muslin fabric 2 1/2 yards fashion fabric (instructor will advise) Thread, measuring tape, fabric scissors, paper scissors, pins, a seam ripper, hand needles and Vogue pattern V8766 Prerequisites Some sewing machine experience is needed If none, 2-Hour Sew Simple Workshop or 4-Hour Learn to Sew in A Day is recommended [-]