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Conservatory


Sewing Fashion Couture (Ages 10-16)

Suited for designers who want to design and sew a theatre inspired couture design on a 22-inch fashion form. This class is designed for students have some sewing experience and want to learn to sew based on a design that they create. The class will provide students with an introduction to the history of couture costume fashion design in the theatre and allow them to create their own inspired design on a 22-inch, professional scale dress form. Loose sketching, the use of fabrics, color, and trims in design, draping, pinning, measuring, machine and hand sewing, and how to read and use a pattern will all be taught as the designers create their designs. Students will be introduced to fashion illustration as it relates to costume design and how to use different mediums as they create their own design. Students will bring their very own costume design to life and will leave the class with their sketches and completed form.
 
Schedule: One 90 min. class/week 
Instructor: Darcy Schwartz
Times: Thursdays 4 PM – 5:30 PM
Dates: September 13 – November 15 (10 Weeks)
Tuition: $375

Instructions for Registration
 
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2. Select desired class then select a seat in that class.
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