Fashion Design and Techniques for teens

Fashion Design and Techniques Course for teens in Saint John
Create your own Fashion Collection!

In our Teens Computer school, we believe that it is never too early to take the first steps towards mastering the creative profession of a fashion designer.  We invite everyone to the Fashion Design Course for beginners.
If you are 9 – 12 years old and interested in modern fashion, if you want to dress beautifully and dream of becoming a Fashion designer, then this course “Fashion Design and Techniques course for kids in Saint John” is for you.

Digital Fashion Design and Techniques Course

This Fashion Design and Techniques Course for teens in Saint John is designed to give students a wide range of knowledge in the field of modern fashion, clothing and costume design, cutting and sewing techniques, design techniques for clothing models and introduction to the process of preparing their own fashion collection.
It was developed by fashion design professionals and focuses on the following areas:

  • fabric and textile studies;
  • rhythmic and proportional structure of the costume;
  • costume color;
  • sewing techniques
  • industry-standard fashion computer applications.
  • fundamental visual presentation;
  • fundamental creative decision;
  • fundamental set and collection design;
  • sleeve tailoring;

Through class projects, students will study composition fundamentals and examine historic and national costumes as examples of Applied Arts, as well as many other subjects related to the modern fashion industry.

UUpon completion of the program Fashion Design and Techniques Course for kids in Saint John, the students will get the certificate, have their own professional portfolio and become savvy in industry-standard computer applications. They will be ready to apply to a Fashion Design program in any college or university in the United States and Canada.

Who this course is for:

This course is for those interested in modern fashion. Who likes to draw and who wants to learn how to create their own costume designs and who wants to always look fashionable and beautiful.

Schedule, duration and costs:

Spring – Summer Semester 2020

 1 Class per week. (Each class – two lessons of 45 minutes each.) Course Fee – $59.00 per week. Total summer сourse length 16 weeks. May 3  – August 29. Total summer сourse cost is $998.00 +HST ( payment plan available.)
Classes are held ones a week in Saint John Uptown.
Spring – Summer 2020 weekly schedule is below and Space is still available4-5 spots left full session
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Fall Semester 2020

1 Class per week. (Each class – two lessons of 45 minutes each.) 12 WEEKS. September 5 – November 28. $767.00 +HST

Fall 2020 weekly schedule is below and Space is still available 4-5 spots left full session [table “28” not found /]
Each class – two lessons of 45 minutes each. Classes are held ones a week in Saint John Uptown.

Students must have a laptop with Windows operation system and bring it to class.

  The number of students:

6 – 8 students per class.

Two teachers per class.
1:5 ratio

1:5 ratio Teacher to Student ratio, or better. All instructors are police-checked, first-aid trained, triple-reference checked, and highly trained.

Certificate of Course Completion

Upon completion of a course, a Certificate will be issued. A course completion certificate says you have attended all the classes required, pass all the tests required and handed in all the work required.


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Module 1. An Introduction to Fashion Illustration & Color Techniques
Individuality is the starting point for all fashion design: Students learn how to identify their own personal style as they learn how to open up their creative channels. Students learn to draw the human body and to draw clothing inspired by their selected personal style. They will explore ‘rule-breaking’ with color and tone. Then, they will sketch out their chosen garment and accessory, with attention to detail including; color, fabric & trims. Finally, students create a fashion name and logo for their new fashion identity and take home a finished, framed fashion illustration.
Also in this Module:
  • Adobe Illustrator for Fashion
  • Color and Design
  • Fashion Illustration and Design

Module 2. An Introduction to Fashion Design and Garment Construction

Students learn how to create their own designs from conception to construction. After an introduction to Fashion Design and Illustration, students create Mood Boards and will learn how to sketch their own fashion garments. Then students will learn how to cut & construct their designs with guidance on basic sewing and fabric & trim selection. By the end of the course these budding, young designers will get to show off their work to parents at Teens Computer School mini fashion show and take home a unique item of clothing designed and made by them. Each program concentrates on various items of clothing so that students are able to sign up for additional classes and learn something new each time.
Also in this Module:

  • Draping for Fashion Design;
  • Elements of Design in Fashion;
  • Evolution of Fashion;
  • Fashion Form and Image


Module 3. Accessory Design

BBe like Lulu Guinness and design unique bags and purses, or how about making fancy Fascinators fit for the ‘Races’? Belts, Anklets and Wristlets and more as students delve into the delicious world of accessories. Students will select the accessory of their choice and after sketching and selecting materials, go to work creating a fun, fabulous, unique accessory to take home.

Module 4. Let’s create something new and unique!

This is more than ‘make do & mend’! This program will make Dame Vivienne and Gok Wan proud as students turn tired and used clothing into ‘wow

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