Category: Fashion Design

The Future of Fabrics

In case you’ve missed it, here are a few of the up and coming technologies in the fiber and fabrics world. Use these clips, lectures,  and articles as introductions or fillers with your other lessons. Spider Silk: stronger than steel…

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Runway Recycle/Refashion Project

This exciting project was inspired by Project Runway. I have fill three suitcases with consignment items and put students in project groups. Groups choose a suitcase and refashion a garment out of the items in the suitcase. They take before and after pictures and learn a variety of construction techniques along the way.

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Tie up your Administrator: Design Challenge

This creative lesson is a design challenge that reaches beyond your classroom. Students are put in groups and assigned an administrator to interview and then design a tie for. This lesson focuses on the customer side of the fashion design world where customers are an integral part of choosing what they wear and what they’ll pay for. Of course a bonus is that administrators get to see what you do in your classroom!

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Project Accessory Classroom Style

Based on the My Lifetime show, Project Accessory this lesson will challenge your students to design accessories for an outfit of their choice. The objective of this lesson is to test student’s design skills and practical application of the elements and principles of design and color. Skills required: matching colors & patterns, sewing, construction, neatness, flexibility, adaptability.

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Clothing & Fashion Design PowerPoints, Worksheets & Links

Lesson Plans Short Pants Pattern & Tutorial The Future of Fashion Case Study (PDF) Ethically Sourced Garments Case Study (PDF) Links Sewing Machine Parts Online Quiz 4-H Curriculum License 2 Drive (PDF) – sewing on the lines Puppet Party(PDF) – sewing…

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Quality Clothing

What is a high quality garment? Do brand names necessarily mean that an item is high quality? Which do you use more in evaluating apparel; quality, price or your knowledge about quality? How much does the price of a garment tell you about the quality of the apparel you buy?

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Online Fashion Design

On a recent internet search I found the coolest online fashion design sites that allows you to dress a model with real designer clothes and accessories. You can even change the facial expressions of the models.  I had so much…

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