LEARN TO BE A JUNIOR FASHION DESIGNER
by creating simple fashions for a 18" doll
All the cute clothing and accessories will be hand sewn by the students.
Students will have a chance to create with cotton fabric, felt, buttons and trims by choosing their own colors.
Students will learn...
Hand Sewing Techniques for doll clothing
Working with pinning and cutting small patterns
How to use buttons, and velcro closures
Choosing colors and design balance
Learn to balance verbal instruction, visual instruction, little girl chat time and sewing all at the same time!
There will be an END OF YEAR display which will feature all of their projects.
Finished Projects can also be used as gifts
Coming into the 2nd semester new students should be able to thread and knot a needle and have had experience using pins and scissors.
Fine motor skills will be needed
Frequency: Once per Week
Class Duration: Semester
SUPPLY LIST PROVIDED
Private Funds Accepted? Yes
Charter Funds Accepted? Yes
Inspire Charter School: Yes
South Sutter: Yes
Curiosity for color and design started as a young girl who wanted to be able to make her own Barbie clothes. The thrill of being able to put together pieces of fabric and colors, that I choose myself, started me on an incredible journey. Whether it was those simple doll clothes, a high school prom dress or a tailored coat, I knew I could develop the skills to make a garment that no one else had. As a graduate of FIDM in L.A. (Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising) I acquired additional technical skills in the fashion industry. With my focus on design and construction, I was then able to offer my designs skills and products to small boutique shops in the southern Calif. market.
Since that time I have had the privelge of teaching over 500 local adults and youth the art of sewing. Working with private home schoolers has been a thrill and joy for me as I help build their skills and confidence in this area of focus.