BASIC FASHION DESIGN
Elements and principles of fashion design, textiles and texture, colour schemes, figure analysis to aid of designing, estimating fabric and garment costing
Flat sketches and sketching the fashion figure in proper proportion with accurate garment details and colour schemes
Portfolio preparation, design presentation and other aspects to enhance one’s ability to create a design or collection
ADVANCE FASHION DESIGN
Freehand fashion illustration, figure drawing, fabric details and colour rendering
Achieving the right fit and proportion through proper measuring techniques
Drafting standard pattern blocks and personalized patterns of various styles of skirts, bodice variations, set-in sleeves and collars
Stylizing basic pattern blocks of necklines and sleeves
Drafting more diverse and elaborate patterns – bustier, pants, blazers, bodice on bias, trains and swimsuit
HAUTE COUTURE TECHNIQUES
Application of various high fashion sewing techniques used in couture houses – twist, ruching, trapunto, smocking, lace sculpturing, beading and much more.
Manipulate flat patterns to create cowls, swirls and draping
PATTERNMAKING FOR MENSWEAR
Drafting of basic patterns for menswear - t-shirts, shirts, jeans, trousers, blazers and sportswear
Emphasis on the male body measurements and putting the right ease according to clothing type
PATTERNMAKING FOR CHILDREN’S WEAR
Drafting of basic pattern blocks for various clothing styles for infants, toddler, children, junior boys and junior girls
Grading of patterns blocks to different sizes for mass production
Analyse a brand, plan and control your own brand or start-up a business
Visual merchandising techniques and rules of store display
Discover how trends start and how to forecast trends in order to have the right market.
Develop a detailed business plan and sales forecast
Compare products profitability and evaluate product category space management
Manage inventory and customer service
Fundamentals of digital photography, composition, studio lighting, concept making and fashion directing
Hands-on training on glamour, commercial, high fashion and freestyle photography as well as creating a series on individual story through photography
Introduction to personal and professional styling through mastery of different body types
Power dressing and styling for formal occasions, accessorizing and wardrobe coordination for themed editorial pictorials.
Organize a photo shoot to achieve a professional stylist portfolio.
Design bags for different functions and occasions
Emphasis on materials, lining treatment, handles and detailing
Draft patterns and assemble the bag including overall finishing
FASHION EMBELLISHMENTS AND BEADING
Various types of embellishments for accessories, fabric painting and screen printing
Beading using sequins, cut beads, bugle beads, crystals, rhinestones, pearls and other beading techniques
Emphasis is on necklaces, chokers, earrings, bracelets and bangles.
Learn about the types of beads, glass, finishes used, bead sizes, threads and cords, stringing beads, findings, wireworks, finishing, colours and texture, design inspirations as well as sourcing of materials
BASIC SEWING FOR LADIES’ WEAR
Emphasis on dressmaking, sewing operations and procedures, quality of the stitching job and proper pressing techniques
Sewing various styles of skirts, bodice and blouse variations, dresses with darts, princess seams or in bias, including sleeves, cuffs, hems and collars
TAILORING – MENSWEAR
Garment construction for menswear
Emphasis on t-shirt, shirt, barong, pants, unlined and fully constructed blazers and trench coat
Emphasis on garment details and sewing complicated and stylized women’s wear
Different lined skirt silhouettes (bias, circle, sarong, A-line, gore with train extensions, fishtails or godets), stretch dresses, bustier, pants and lined blazer.