Fashion Design Technology

  • Student works on the side of a dress.

    Barry Tech | Arts and HumanitiesFashion Design Technology in Long Island

  • About This Course

     
    Fashion is an exciting area of study with many career opportunities. The Fashion Design Technology course will give students an overview of the fashion industry during a 900-hour program with the emphasis on the creative end of fashion design.
     
    In this course, students will develop a solid foundation in the practical skills they need to become designers, using state-of-the-art equipment, such as dress forms and industrial sewing machines. Throughout the course they will compile a professional portfolio to showcase their work, as well as create garments that will be highlighted on the runway in an end-of-the-year fashion show.
     
  • Young Designers Have the Opportunity to

    • Create their Own Original Designs (such as prom dresses and sportswear)
    • Model and Exhibit Completed Garments
    • Attend Guest Lectures delivered by Experienced Professionals

    Students Will Acquire Essential Fashion Skills, Including

    • Sketching and Illustration for Fashion Design
    • Garment Construction
    • Patternmaking for Shirts, Dresses and Skirts
    • Draping
    • Development of Slopers for Patterns and Original Design

     


  • Course Available: Grades 11–12
    Course Length: 2 years
    Location: Barry Tech


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