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FASHION (1-2 WEEKS)
This fashion course will introduce you to the design side of the industry, within a fun and creative environment.

Fashion (1-2 weeks)

Through a combination of studio work and excursions, this 2 week fashion course will introduce you to the design side of the industry, within a fun and creative environment.

DATES & FEES

Course Location
CSVPA Cambridge

Course Length
2 weeks

Course Dates
Sunday 30 June 2024
Sunday 07 July 2024
Sunday 14th July 2024
Sunday 21 July 2024
Sunday 28th July 2024                          Sunday 04 August 2024

Price
£3,388 (two weeks)                               £1,815 (one week)

ABOUT THIS COURSE

COURSE BENEFITS

LEARN FROM FASHION SPECIALISTS
Our lecturers are all working professionals who will spend time, sharing their industry level knowledge that underpins the teaching at all levels in the college.

BROADEN YOUR SKILLS IN THE FASHION WORLD
Through a series of fun and practical workshops you will experience a range of new techniques aimed at building a basis of creative skills necessary for further educational courses in Fashion.

DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS IN:
Draping | Pattern cutting | Machine sewing | Fashion illustration | Fashion styling | Fabric manipulation.

PROGRESSION AT CSVPA
Completion of the course can enable progression on to our University of the Arts London Awarding Body Extended Diploma or Foundation Diploma if you meet the UAL entry criteria for the course.

COURSE OUTCOMES

You will have gained the basic knowledge and understanding of the processes involved in garment design and making from our highly experienced staff.

You will have been introduced to design briefs that challenge your understanding and knowledge of contemporary fashion.

You will have experienced the fast-paced process of putting together a fashion show guided by the same team that work on our annual Foundation fashion events.

ENTRY

Age
14-18 years old

Who is it for
The course is aimed at any student aged 14 to 18 years of age who is interested in the fashion industry and who wants to experience a fashion education in the UK. Completion of the course can enable progression on to our University of the Arts London Awarding Body Extended Diploma or Foundation Diploma if you meet the UAL entry criteria for the course.

English Level
Minimum English standard: Equivalent to IELTS 5.0+ / intermediate

SAMPLE TIMETABLE

Week 1 1st Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 2nd Sunday
Breakfast (time) Arrival, induction and campus tour Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
Morning 08:00 - 12:00 Arrival, induction and campus tour Introduction to Fashion Design . Safe use of Fashion equipment and machinery. Introduction to sewing room and sewing machines. Sewing machine practice. Introduction to Draping and Modelling. Photography of draping. Continue Deconstruction/ Reconstruction project. Continue developing ideas for 2D and 3D design and development within the sketchbook. Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time) Free Day
Lunch 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
Afternoon 13:00 - 16:00 Arrival, induction and campus tour Small group discussion: What is Fashion Design? Deconstruction and Reconstruction. Developing a portfolio. Keeping a sketchbook of ideas. Introduction to fabrics and materials. Sewing seams. Basic principles of Pattern Cutting Learning to airdrop images, print, and basic jpeg manipulation. Introduction to mood board. Add draping to the project. Maintain all ideas in student sketchbook. Finalise project. Photograph, annotate, develop. Share final work with other students. Course certificate presentation. Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time) Free Day
Dinner 16:30 - 18:00 Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner
Evening 19:30 - 22:00 Evening Activities City View Ferris Wheel Bowling / Rock Climbing Talent Show Cinema CSVPA Disco Selfie Orienteering Challenge Free Evening
Week 2 2nd Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 3rd Sunday
Breakfast (time) Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
Morning 08:00 - 12:00 Free Day Recap of Week 1. Introduction to Project 2: Fashion Geometry. Small group work. Using textiles to design. Draping, research. Start toiling and construction of prototype. Demonstrations: invisible zip, industrial overlocker, hem finishings, binding. Constructing the prototype. Recap of Wednesday’s session. Continue creation of prototype. Recap of Thursday’s session. Continue creation of prototype. Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time) Departure
Lunch 12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Departure
Afternoon 13:00 - 16:00 Free Day Mood board. Annotation. Primary and Secondary Research Design and Development. Workshop: Collage. Demonstration: bias binding, snap binding. Workshop: Working Drawing. Continually photograph to record progress. Continue creation of prototype. Finalise project. Photograph, annotate, develop. Sharing of final project with other students. Course certificate presentation. Included Full Day Excursion: London (including gallery or museum visit and shopping time) Departure
Dinner 16:30 - 18:00 Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner Departure
Evening 19:30 - 22:00 Free Evening Park Social Time Ice Skating Talent Show Punting Dance Party Tie Dye Arts and Crafts Departure