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Introduction to Creative Fashion Design


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Tower 655

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This course teaches students how to communicate original ideas using the geometric principles of design, and helps them to master block pattern structure. Basic garment construction, fundamental draping, and development of couture are covered. These skills are used to translate creative designs into three-dimensional form in both fabric and non-textiles.

Early registration is recommended for on-campus classes.  Please check (see link on the upper right corner of the page) for current COVID protocols. Indoor masking and vaccination (and booster if eligible) are required. Please complete this Vaccination Attestation before attempting to go to campus.

This class is now in progress.

Andy Chan creates fashion designs and drawings that have been exhibited at the Waldorf Astoria in NYC, the Park Plaza and Copley Plaza in Boston, and the Sheraton Commander in Cambridge. His awards include Lord & Taylor’s “Dress for America” Top 5 Finalist and his work has been published in Boston Magazine’s annual “Faces to … Read more