Incoming High School + College Freshman
This is camp is for the student who is serious about their future in fashion. Whether it be an interest in up-cycling, original designs, fashion illustration or design school this camp experience is incredible.
Students will learn about the process of fashion design and making, particularly the creation of objects using unique textiles. A variety of construction methods are explored, from hand and machine sewing to knitting and/or crocheting, draping, and pattern-making. Fashion illustration and sketching are introduced as an integral part of the design process as well as inspirational research and mood boards.
Designers familiarize themselves with design methods through the development of a design sketchbook documenting research, fabric development and sketch inspirations. Projects may include but are not limited to clothing and accessories.
This camp also covers information and guidance for starting a small business and/or college applications in the fashion/design industry. Camp includes information about how to obtain domains, licenses, portfolio development, inventory tracking, marketing 101, floor plan, fixtures etc....
Special guests will be speaking about the industry and their experiences getting started. There will be time for Q&A.
*Beginner level sewing experience is required.
*Sketchbook and various materials are included in camp tuition.