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Introduction to Creative Fashion Design


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Tower 638

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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.

Renee Harding has worked at Roytex, designing private label men’s active wear and sportswear for Pierre Cardin, Bill Blass, and various mass merchants. She designed/developed print/knit/woven designs on CAD. She also previously worked at Bernard Chaus Sport in the missy knits division. She enjoys working with a non-profit Brazilian artisan group and has taken students … Read more