Students will learn to sew in a creative environment. We assign a new project every one to two terms. They will receive class notes and information on fabrics & designers.Our machines are very easy to use, and are all the same brand, Janome, which are equipped with finger guards. New starters will learn all about sewing machine safetly and basic operation and receive a Project Fashion certificate on completion of course. Once they have received this certificate, they will join the rest of the group in more project based workshops.
AFTER SCHOOL VENUES:
SUTTON & BAYSIDE click for more
SKERRIES click for more
SANTRY click for more
MALAHIDE click for more
DONABATE click for more
DROGHEDA click for more
CASTLEKNOCK click for more
SANDYMOUNT click for more
DUNDALK click for more
TALLAGHT click for more
NAVAN click for more
CLONTARF click for more
DUN LAOGHAIRE click for more
LEIXLIP click for more
They will learn the complete process of Fashion Design. Starting with Creative Thinking, students will learn the whole thought process of how to transfer ideas onto paper. How to take inspiration from something. Producing a moodboard, documenting their thoughts, colours and textures. Then onto Fashion Drawing, where they draw their final design. With guidance from our experienced tutors, students will be trained in pattern cutting and garment construction.
Price: €90 for a 5 week term. Some projects can run longer than one term.
All new students need to bring felt in for first class. 4 A4 size pieces of different colour felt for their mini projects before they start their collections.
BRIEF AUTUMN WINTER 2017/18
STYLE SURFING – FROM SIDEWALK TO CATWALK
INSPIRATION – STREET CULTURE
Students will learn about the evolution of street style from the 1950’s to now.
Brief: Design and produce an on trend wearable contemporary collection, using elements of these stereotype groups as inspiration for design.
Think Teddy boys/Mods/Rockers/Hippies/Punks/Casuals/Goths/Technos.
We will produce an on trend JUMPSUIT from the 80’s as the first piece in the collection.
Taking a spin back to the 1950’s, introducing our 2nd garment to the collection, the rough and ready BIKER JACKET.
Please note: The amount of fabric to be purchased, will depend on the width’s available in store. Please see tables below:
Fabric suggestions: Non-stretch – Any other type, eg: Denim, cottons, corduroy or whatever they want, that’s non-stretch and not see through.
CHILDRENS SIZES JUMPSUIT
|Fabric widths||7 years||8 years||10 years||12 years||14 years||16 years|
|112cm wide||2m 75cm||2m 75cm||2m 75cm||3m 20cm||3m 20cm||3m 20cm|
|140cm wide||2m 30cm||2m 30cm||2m 30cm||2m 75cm||2m 75cm||2m 75cm|
Fabric suggestions: Denim, Corduroy, Twill, Tweed, Suiting’s, Velvet, Heavy cotton drill.
CHILDRENS SIZES BIKER JACKET:
|Fabric widths||7 years||8 years||10 years||12 years||14 years|
|115cm wide||1m 50cm||1m 60cm||1m 60cm||1m. 75cm||1m 85cm|
|152cm wide||1m 25cm||1m 25cm||1m 40 cm||1 m 40cm||1m 40cm|
|ZIP SIZE||16 INCH||16 INCH||16 INCH||16 INCH||16 INCH|
ADULT SIZES BIKER JACKET:
|Fabric widths||Size xs adult||S adult||M adult||L adult||XL adult|
|115cm wide||2m 65cm||2m 65cm||2m 75cm||2m 85cm||3 meters|
|152cm wide||1m 95 cm||2m 10cm||2m 10cm||2m 20cm||2m 20cm|
|ZIP SIZE||20 INCH||20 INCH||20 INCH||20 INCH||20 INCH|
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