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School of Design Open Lab

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Summer Fashion Academy

Summer Courses for High School Teachers and General Interest

Friday, May 4, 2018 -  Surrey Teachers' Association Workshop: Clothing Design

 We all wear clothing, but how do we wear them?  For what function do we wear clothing?  How do we make our clothing decisions for every day, and the activities that we choose to do?

 During this workshop participants will learn to drape a skirt on a half size mannequin, working with darts, seaming and assessing fit.  After a discussion about human factors design, connecting those who wear clothing and how they wear it, participants will design and construct a half size skirt for a specific function and share their findings with the group. 

 Participants will learn skills relating to:

  • dart manipulation
  • draping
  • designing from a human factors approach, and
  • garment construction

 This workshop will include elements of hands-on, discussion, lecture, and demonstration with handouts.

 Instructors: Sharon Greeno and Heather Clark

Non-credit course.

Cost:  There are no fees for the workshop itself, however there may be fees associated with registering with for the Surrey Teachers’ Association conference www.staconvention.ca.

Friday, May 4, 2018

1 day - 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Richmond Campus

Room 3920, 8771 Lansdowne Road, Richmond, BC

TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE, PLEASE EMAIL CPS@KPU.CA

 

In addition to our certificate, diploma and degree programs, the Wilson School of Design provides relevant, quality educational programming for a variety of learners. Our courses are taught by our qualified faculty and industry professionals. We offer a range of courses, workshops, seminars and programs of study to help you achieve your goals.

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Summer Fashion Academy – KPU Richmond Campus

Tuesday, August 7- Saturday, August 11 - FSDP 9020 | Textile Techniques Academy

Ever wondered how the cool print designs on your favourite clothes are created? Come and explore some exciting ways of making fabrics with images and layouts that you have designed. You will be introduced to various techniques to allow you to reproduce those images onto cloth. These will include simple silkscreen methods, as well as stamping and mono-printing with textile paints. You will be starting your project by learning all the steps to preparing and dyeing your own fabrics. You will be designing, dyeing and printing full yardages; creating original fabrics for your own garments. You will make 2 meters of fabric enough to allow you to make a skirt, top or bag. you will also learn to further enhance the fabric with some surface embellishment such as foiling and stitching.

Ages 14 - 18
Non-credit course.
Cost: $250.00 + GST CRN 70237

Instructor: Eleanor Hannan
Daily from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Richmond Campus, Room 0960
8771 Lansdowne Road, Richmond, BC

 

Monday, July 30 - Friday, August 3 - FSDP 9001 | Summer Design Academy

Students will explore the fashion design process.  They will create themes and storyboards, draw simple fashion figures, drape fabrics for garment ideas, and practice drawing on computer with Adobe Illustrator.  Each student will leave with a personalized fashion portfolio and lesson plans to bring back to the classroom.  No previous experience in drawing is necessary.

Ages 14 - 18
Non-credit course.

Cost: $250.00 + GST CRN 70238
Instructor: Jessica Bayntun

Daily from 9am to 3pm

Richmond Campus, Room 3960
8771 Lansdowne Road, Richmond, BC

 

Monday, August 13 - Friday, August 17 - FSDP 9002 | Summer Sewing Academy

Students will learn basic techniques such as seam finishes, zippers and pockets on industrial sewing machines. They will create a personalized, creative project that encourages further learning and supports an application into fashion design post-secondary programs.

Ages 14 - 18
Non-credit course.
Cost: $250.00 + GST CRN 70239
Instructor: Alyson Brucker

Daily from 9:00am to 3pm
Richmond Campus, Room 3960
8771 Lansdowne Road, Richmond, BC

 

Monday, August 20 - Friday, August 24 - FSDP 9018 | Summer Drafting Academy

This course is offered to high school students who would like to gain and upgrade their pattern making skills.  Lessons include exploration of pattern drafting methods, tools and supplies and varying techniques. Each student will leave with a personalized, creative project developed during the session to encourage further learning and/or support an application into fashion design post-secondary programs.  Some previous experience using a domestic machine is highly recommended to gain the most benefit from this course.


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Summer Courses for High School Teachers and General Interest – KPU Richmond Campus

 

Monday, July 30 - Friday, August 3 - FSDP 9017 | Textile Techniques with Felting

This course will provide participants with an unique and enjoyable exploration of various textile treatments and techniques especially focusing on felting and silkscreen. These techniques will be taught with instructions that make the processes a learning experience not only for the craft itself but also for the history and cultural understanding of these processes and their relevance to the textile work and innovations of today. The emphasis will be on felting and silk-screening for fashion accessories. Although disparate practices through the work of this course we will see them relate as teaching/creative motivators.

Cost: $575.00 + GST CRN 70234
Instructor: Eleanor Hanan

8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Richmond Campus, Room 0960
8771 Lansdowne Road, Richmond, BC

Tuesday, August 7 - Saturday, August 11 - FSDP 9012 | Beginner's Sewing

This course will provide participants with an unique and enjoyable exploration of various textile treatments and techniques especially focusing on felting and silkscreen. These techniques will be taught with instructions that make the processes a learning experience not only for the craft itself but also for the history and cultural understanding of these processes and their relevance to the textile work and innovations of today. The emphasis will be on felting and silk-screening for fashion accessories. Although disparate practices through the work of this course we will see them relate as teaching/creative motivators.

Cost: $550.00 + GST CRN 70235
8:30am - 5:30pm

Instructor: Heather Clark
Richmond Campus, Room 3920
8771 Lansdowne Road, Richmond, BC

Please note that Saturday class will end at 4:00pm

Monday, August 13 - Friday, August 17 - FSDP 9016 | Intermediate Sewing & Pattern Making

Students will learn intermediate techniques such as garment finishing, pattern manipulation and several classroom adaptable projects on industrial sewing machines. They will create garment samples, patterns and lesson plans, producing a creative library of projects for the classroom.

Cost: $550.00 + GST CRN 70236

Instructor: TBA
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Richmond Campus, Room 3920
8771 Lansdowne Road, Richmond, BC

Monday, August 20 - Friday, August 24 - FSDP 9015 | Reworking Commercial Patterns

Students will learn pattern design and alteration techniques to easily learn and be able to teach manipulation of commercial patterns. They will learn the basics of pattern drafting and sew prototypes to assess fit and design.  Throughout the course participants will work with a range garment types and experiment with fit for different body types during group fittings.

Cost: + GST CRN 70236

Instructor: Jessica Bayntun
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Richmond Campus, Room 3920
8771 Lansdowne Road, Richmond, BC


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