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Fashion Design Classes Near Me

Discover a world of creativity and style with a wide range of fashion design classes. From sketching and sewing to garment construction and pattern making, learn essential skills from industry professionals and unleash your inner designer.

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Sewing 101: Basics

The New York Sewing Center @ 246 W 38th St, New York, NY

Discover the joy of sewing as you embark on a beginner-friendly journey with Sewing 101 at The New York Sewing Center. From learning essential techniques to creating personalized garments, this course is designed to make sewing a fun and inspiring experience. Unleash your creativity and master the art of sewing with step-by-step guidance.

(312) Beginner 10 and older
$375

4 sessions

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Adobe Illustrator Private Training

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Learn how to draw and edit vector graphics using Adobe Illustrator. This course covers the basics and advanced features, including the Pen tool, effects, layers, masks, and more. Perfect for creating logos, icons, and packaging.

(373) All levels 13 and older

Lingerie Workshop

The New York Sewing Center @ 246 W 38th St, New York, NY

Learn the art of crafting delicate lingerie in this hands-on workshop. Master the techniques needed to sew lace panties and create one-of-a-kind pieces for yourself or as a special gift. No sewing experience is required, all supplies are provided.

(312) Intermediate 10 and older

Kids Fashion & Sewing 101: Boot Camp (Ages 8-13)

The New York Sewing Center @ 246 W 38th St, New York, NY

Introduce your little fashionista to the world of sewing and fashion with this immersive boot camp. From threading to garment making, your child will leave with finished projects and a newfound sense of accomplishment. Join us for a day of fun and fashion at The New York Sewing Center!

(312) Beginner 8 - 13 years old

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Behind The Seams Masterclass: Launch Your Fashion Label

Behind the Seams @ 112 West 9th St, Los Angeles, CA

Unlock the secrets of launching your own fashion label. Gain insider knowledge, from trend forecasting to sustainable practices, in an immersive masterclass led by an award-winning designer and industry expert. Prepare to turn your fashion dreams into reality.

All levels 15 and older

Sewing 2 (intermediate)

The Workshop @ Haley Solar @ 4608 Eagle Rock Blvd, Los Angeles, CA

Ready to take your sewing skills to the next level? Join us at The Workshop @ Haley Solar for an intermediate-level class where you'll learn to make a stylish kimono sleeve jacket. Bring your own sewing machine for a hands-on experience with your own tools.

(52) Intermediate 15 and older

Sewing Made Easy, Level 1: Beginning

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Discover the joy of sewing from scratch in this beginner-friendly course at Los Angeles City College. From setting up a sewing machine to creating a pillow, learn the essential skills needed to bring your creative visions to life. Sewing machines are provided in the classroom!

(784) Beginner 16 and older
$119

5 sessions

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Getting to Know YOUR Sewing Machine

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Conquer your sewing machine fears with this hands-on class at Los Angeles City College. Bring your machine and uncover its secrets, from troubleshooting to using different feet and accessories. Gain confidence and unleash your sewing potential!

(784) Beginner 16 and older

Open Sewing Lab

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Discover your creative potential in the world of sewing at Los Angeles City College. Unleash your imagination as you choose your own projects and work at your own pace. Develop skills in measuring, pattern selection, fabric choice, and project construction in this dynamic sewing class.

(784) Intermediate 18 and older
$199

5 sessions

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Fashion Design Classes Coming Up in Chicago

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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2 Hour Private Sewing Lesson

Sew Design Studio @ 2608 Green Bay Rd, Evanston, IL

Refine your sewing skills with personalized guidance in a private lesson. Whether you're tackling a special project or seeking flexible scheduling, our one-on-one instruction offers access to top-notch equipment and tailored expertise to elevate your craft.

All levels 12 and older

1.25 Hour Private Sewing Lesson

Sew Design Studio @ 2608 Green Bay Rd, Evanston, IL

Refine your sewing skills with personalized guidance in a private lesson. Whether it's a specific project or tailored instruction you seek, our one-on-one sessions offer access to top-notch equipment and expert guidance to elevate your craft.

All levels 12 and older

Sewing Open Studio (6-Day Studio Passes)

Sew Anastasia @ 2041 W Carroll Ave, Chicago, IL

Discover the ultimate sewing haven where you can conquer your sewing woes, perfect your stitches, and unravel the mysteries of patterns. Join Sew Anastasia's Open Studio and surround yourself with a supportive sewing community that will help you become a sewing queen.

(6) All levels 18 and older
$355

6 sessions

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Noodle and Thread: Kids Hands-On Sewing and Cooking Class

The Chopping Block Lincoln Square @ 4747 N Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Join us for an exciting hands-on experience where kids unleash their creativity through sewing and cooking! With guidance from a professional chef and fashion designer, children will prepare a delicious Italian meal and craft their own personalized apron. Let your child explore the worlds of culinary arts and fashion design in this unique and engaging class.

(262) All levels 7 - 11 years old

Garment Making Basics

Evanston Art Center @ 1717 Central St, Evanston, IL

Master the essentials of garment making with confidence in this comprehensive course. From conquering zippers to perfecting buttonholes, each session is dedicated to honing fundamental sewing techniques. Build a solid foundation as you sew practical examples in class, empowering you to tackle your next clothing project with ease and skill.

(83) Beginner 18 and older
$160

5 sessions

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Fashion Design Classes Coming Up Online

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Adobe Illustrator Private Training

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Learn how to draw and edit vector graphics using Adobe Illustrator. This course covers the basics and advanced features, including the Pen tool, effects, layers, masks, and more. Perfect for creating logos, icons, and packaging.

(373) All levels 13 and older

Sewing 101: Basics (Virtual)

The New York Sewing Center @ Virtual Classroom

Ready to unlock your sewing potential? Join us at The New York Sewing Center for an inspiring journey through the basics of sewing. From mastering the sewing machine to completing your very own skirt, this virtual course is perfect for beginners and those in need of a refresher. Don't miss out on this opportunity to start creating beautiful garments and accessories!

(312) Beginner 10 and older
$375

4 sessions

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Mastering The Fundamentals of Cinemagraphs

Creatr @ 55 Broad St, New York, NY

In this class, taught by acclaimed photographer, film director, and conceptual artist Christian Blanchard, you'll be introduced to the world Cinemagraphs, a new visual medium that combines the focused simplicity and high production values of a still image with the kinetic energy of the animated gif. During this Live (and On-demand) class, Christian will walk you through the art and science of creating professional Cinemagraphs, including an exploration...

All levels 16 and older
No upcoming schedules
$14.99
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Knit Jumpsuit: Pattern Included (Virtual)

The New York Sewing Center @ Virtual Classroom

This class is all about making a fun and stylish jumpsuit that can be worn to that wedding that was pushed back to September or your first night back out on the town! But have no fear--you don't have to say goodbye to your sweatpants forever, and this soft, stretchy jumpsuit is just the way to ease back into a chic look all while staying comfy! (No zippers, buttons, or waistbands here, folks!) If you've done a bit of sewing with non-stretch, woven...

(312) Beginner 10 and older
No upcoming schedules
$375

4 sessions

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Fashion Design Classes Coming Up in Boston

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Historical Costume Design: 1770s Stays Drafting

The Makery

Objectives By the end of the class, students should leave with a completed flat pattern of 1770s stays, drafted to their own body measurements. Students will be able to independently apply the arc drafting method they learn in class to make a variety of other stay patterns from historical eras between 1600 and 1800. Course Summary Learn to draft late 18th century stays to fit your body. Well-fitted foundation garments like stays are the backbone...

(1) All levels 9 and older
No upcoming schedules

Hemming

The Makery

Learn the basics of hemming at our weekly fiber skill-building class. 1-hour long mini fiber workshops get you started on projects. Come for the class, then stay for Open Fiber Studio and enjoy  independent studio time and extra help!

(1) Beginner 9 and older
No upcoming schedules

Panel Curtains

The Makery

Learn to sew quick panel curtains at our weekly fiber skill-building class. 1-hour long mini fiber workshops get you started on projects. Come for the class, then stay for Open Fiber Studio and enjoy  independent studio time and extra help!

(1) All levels 9 and older
No upcoming schedules

Fashion Design Classes Coming Up in Nashville

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Fashion Design Classes Coming Up in Houston

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Sewing 101 (Virtual)

The Little Sewing Room @ Interactive Online Classroom

This class is designed for the beginning stitcher and will get you started sewing your own garments and accessories. You will also discover the joy of the creative journey. Cutting on grain, importance of pressing, and following a sewing sequence are covered in depth. Each session is project oriented and each student will leave class with finished wearable projects. Once enrolled, we will provide you with the supply list for each session.

(6) All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$150

5 sessions

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Horrors of Halloween

The Little Sewing Room

Spooky costumes galore come from this class. Consult with the instructor before class begins, shop for patterns and fabrics and come sew costumes for yourself and loved ones. Make them funny, sexy, or scary! Instructor is a costume designer with a variety of experience making kids and adult costumes. This class is project oriented and you will leave class with a completed 1 – 2-piece costume. 3 open lab hours are included in this class. Once...

(6) All levels 8 and older
No upcoming schedules

Basic Sewing Techniques (Virtual)

The Little Sewing Room @ Interactive Online Classroom

Learn a variety of sewing techniques that will transfer to your projects. You will create a reference file with notes of how and when to apply them. This class is not project based; it is techniques oriented. You will create a notebook of techniques to use for future reference. This is a great way to learn a plethora of information quickly and easily and will serve you well in the future. We suggest you take this in conjunction with Sewing 101 and...

(6) Beginner 18 and older
No upcoming schedules

Fashion Design Classes Coming Up in Washington, D.C.

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Rug Making: A Non-Traditional Approach

The Art League @ 105 North Union St, Alexandria, VA

Students explore the contemporary design potential of non-traditional rug making techniques in creating wall hangings and rugs. Using hand held tools and various yarns, cloth strips, and other materials, participants experiment with color, texture, and sculpting to create a myriad of surfaces, patterns, and effects for rugs or wall hangings. Initial tools and practice materials to begin are provided for a $30 materials fee, payable at first clas...

All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$140
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Fashion Design Classes Coming Up in San Diego

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Fashion Design Classes Coming Up in San Francisco

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Fashion Design Classes Coming Up in Seattle

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Fashion Design Classes Coming Up in Atlanta

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Fashion Design Classes Coming Up in Denver

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Pattern Making and Technical Design

Denver Design Incubator @ 2040 Clay St, Denver, CO

Learn the art of creating and manipulating clothing patterns, while gaining a thorough understanding of sizing, fitting, and patternmaking technology. Develop your skills in drafting and altering patterns, and explore the technical aspects of garment measurement. Earn a certificate of completion from DDI, the leading authority in fashion design education.

(3) All levels 16 and older
No upcoming schedules
$1,600

10 sessions

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Introduction to Sewing Part 1

Denver Design Incubator @ 2040 Clay St, Denver, CO

This seminar is the first in a series of how to sew from the ground up. It is not project based, but knowledge based.  Session One Includes: How to thread and wind a bobbin for your machine  Thread tension and adjustments  How to choose the proper thread and needle for your project  Trouble shooting and maintenance  Why you got so many feet when you bought your machine and what they are for  Various machine...

(3) Beginner 16 and older
No upcoming schedules

Bring Your Project

Denver Design Incubator @ 2040 Clay St, Denver, CO

So, you’ve taken a few sewing or pattern making classes and are all excited about your next project, but feeling a little overwhelmed.  Bring your own machine and set up, or use the industrial machines available at DDI. If you are not experienced with an industrial machine, and have wanted some tutoring on one, this is your opportunity. Not sure if you need a walking foot, cylinder, or post machine or even what any of those are, then take...

(3) All levels 16 and older
No upcoming schedules

Fashion Design Classes Coming Up in San Jose

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Fashion Design Classes Coming Up in Charlotte

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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Noble Desktop - Virtually Online

Unlock your creativity with industry-standard design software. Master the tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator to create stunning graphics, logos, and more. Elevate your design skills with Noble Desktop's Illustrator Bootcamp.

(373) All levels 18 and older
$975

3 sessions

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Reviews for Fashion Design Classes

Fashion Design Classes are rated 4.5 stars based on 1,882 verified reviews from actual CourseHorse.com purchasers.

  • Sewing 101: Basics

    Anonymous review on 3/3/2024
    The instructor was very patient and attentive, and the projects were appropriate for a beginner.
  • Sewing 101: Basics

    Anonymous review on 3/3/2024
    Amanda was very patient with me. She demonstrated and I still didn’t understand or remember next steps she showed me again.
  • Sewing 2 (intermediate)

    Reviewed by Sherry F. on 2/7/2024
    Absolutely loved the class! The instructor, Scarlet, was very efficient and knowledgeable. I was very happy with my finished project! Thank you.
  • Sewing 101: Basics

    Reviewed by gloria m. on 12/18/2023
    The instructor was great. She was patient and helpful during all the classes. The classroom are equipped with all the necessary materials, and are modern and clean. The staff is polite and helpful. The classes were engaging, useful, and addressed all the material covered in the syllabus. Highly recommend.
  • Sewing 2 (intermediate)

    Reviewed by Vivian P. on 9/23/2023
    Friendly and very patient instructor, big facility with cutting table and sewing machine room. I made a Kimono from choosing fabric, to cutting out a pattern, to sewing and trimming. I was even introduced to a Serger machine for detailed lining finish. As a novice sewer, I was so impressed and satisfied with what I learned, that I will definitely be back for sewing lab or project work.
  • Sewing 101: Basics

    Reviewed by Ellen D. on 5/24/2023
    Class was great! Emily was a great teacher- very approachable and good at explaining things. I feel confident about sewing basics
  • Sewing 101: Basics

    Reviewed by Sharon B. on 9/26/2022
    I have taken beginners sewing classes before. However this course was extremely well presented. I learn things I had not before been taught. The instructor was very helpful in giving group demonstrations and individualized attention to questions
  • Lingerie Workshop

    Reviewed by Anita O. on 6/10/2022
    Great class and teacher. My daughters and I really loved the class.
  • Lingerie Workshop

    Reviewed by Audrey Q. on 4/20/2022
    Ms. Chloe, is everything! The course was so much fun, memorable, easy instruction from the instructor! It was a pleasure meeting others and hearing their experiences of coming back for other workshops. I definitely left with a cute completed project and felt watch out Victoria Secrets for The Sewing Center.
  • Sewing 101: Basics

    Anonymous review on 2/15/2022
    The instructor was great. We learned a lot in a short period of time.

Discover the Best Fashion Classes Near Me

Are you the type of person who is always on top of the latest trends? Do you often find yourself buying new clothing as the seasons change, looking for that perfect piece that will stand out on social media? If the answer to these questions is yes, then you already have an idea of what fashion is. Whether you are experienced in the world of trendy clothes or you are just starting to learn, fashion is generally defined as a type of self-expression and autonomy that allows a person to try on many roles in life. There is a global industry that centers around anticipating what consumers will wear and how they want to present themselves to others. Anyone can change their style at any time, and anyone can learn the art of fashion.

Why You Should Learn Fashion

Learning fashion skills can serve as a form of stress relief, especially if you have a busy life that is occupied with work or school. It can also allow you to be productive during your free time, which you might spend studying trends, visiting stores, or coming up with content ideas to post to social media. By learning fashion, you can even help others who perhaps do not have the eye for outfits and trends that you do create outfits that they will love.

Once you learn the basics of fashion, you will discover that there is a global community that loves fashion, both as a hobby and in a professional sense. It might be a good idea to research local clubs, groups, events, and organizations where you can meet others that are interested in fashion. Just bear in mind that these groups are generally for social purposes, and not so people who are more experienced with fashion can teach a beginner.

Lastly, you may be able to put your love of fashion on your resume. Think about it: if you learn how to make outfits that are visually appealing, you could easily take that one step further and start a side hustle where you dress customers for a fee. And if your love of fashion rolls over into getting crafty, a little time with a needle and thread could lead to you making your own customized clothing pieces that you could sell online or in-person.

5 Ways to Learn Fashion

The idea of learning fashion may seem overwhelming at first, but it does not have to be difficult and you do not have to do it on your own. When you first start on your fashion journey, it may be intimidating to try and figure out what sorts of garments go together, and how you can make a statement with clothing. Many people who are new to fashion may get discouraged if they cannot make outfits that others find appealing on their first few tries, or when they realize that it is much harder to predict or follow trends than they thought. This is why in-person fashion classes are the ideal way to learn the art of fashion: they give you an up close and personal demonstration of what fashion is and how to take advantage of it, and your instructor can give you real-time feedback while answering your questions.

Live online fashion classes are also a great way to learn fashion without having to commute to a class. They are accessible to almost anyone, which is good because not everyone has an in-person fashion class that is close to them. And even though they take place online, a live online fashion class still features a live instructor who can answer your questions and give you assistance in real-time. This type of feedback is incredibly valuable and makes live online fashion classes the next best option to learn fashion.

Self-paced or on-demand fashion classes, such as those found on YouTube, can also be a good option especially if you do not want to invest money in learning fashion right away. Learning fashion may still require you to purchase some materials. These self-paced or on-demand fashion classes allow you to learn as quickly or as slowly as you want, and you can utilize them around your schedule rather than having to attend a class on a certain day, at a certain time. Fashion classes like these are great for people with busy schedules, or those who have demanding jobs or children

Learning about fashion from someone you know, like a relative or friend, may be another option. This is largely dependent on your schedule as well as the schedule of the other person, and whether their personal taste in fashion is similar to or different from your own. There are many different types of fashion, and the kind that your friend or loved one is familiar with may not be the one you would like to learn. That being said, this can be an excellent way to learn foraging while also allowing you to spend time in the company of someone you are close to.

There are fashion groups that you could attend as a beginner, but be aware that many people in fashion groups are looking for socialization, not to teach someone else the skill of fashion. With that in mind, fashion groups can be a good place to learn new information about fashion trends, or discover ideas for your own outfits; they are not necessarily the best place to learn fashion if you are just starting out. The exception to that rule is if the group specifically states that they welcome beginners, or that someone in the group is looking to teach beginners.

In-Person Fashion Classes

If you would like to learn about fashion in-person, CourseHorse can connect you with classes that will help you discover more about the industry. For example, if you live in New York City, you can attend Kids: Barbie Fashion Design at Creatively Wild Art Studio Dumbo in Brooklyn. This class is perfect for children who cannot get enough of fashion, and you will learn how to design outfits and draw with confidence. Another option is Creating a Fashion Tech Pack, which is offered by 383 Design Studio. This class teaches you the three essential elements of a good fashion tech pack and why they are important to the creation of well-fitting garments. Lastly, Teens: Portfolio Preparation for Applications is put on by Creatively Wild Art Studio Dumbo in Brooklyn. This class is perfect if you are working on a portfolio to apply for an arts program, because it will allow you to create a unique body of work while enjoying the support and guidance of a qualified instructor.

In Los Angeles, Fashion Pattern Making I is offered at Los Angeles City College. This hands-on class introduces you to the world of fashion pattern making, and teaches you how to make your own garments and patterns by using step-by-step techniques. InDesign Bootcamp is offered at Training Connection, and may be useful if you are planning on making your fashion designs using Adobe InDesign. This all levels class will take you from an InDesign beginner to an expert over a series of five sessions that teach you everything you need to know about the software. Atomic Tailor Studios puts on Patternmaking for Fashion Design, a class for those who are new to making patterns or who have used commercial patterns in the past. You will start from the beginning with how to take proper measurements, and then move on to learning how to draft your first pattern.

If you are in the Chicago area, Fashion Illustration (Ages 12-14) is offered at the Evanston Art Center in Evanston. In this five session course, you will learn how to draw fashion figures and illustrate your own fashion designs using a variety of materials. Sewing Fashion Design Summer Camp takes place at Sew Anastasia, and over the course of five sessions you will develop all of the skills you need to start your fashion design sewing journey. All supplies are included, and this class is perfect for both brand new and developing sewers. Sewing Skills: Beginner (Westmont) is put on by TLD Design Center & Gallery in Westmont over a series of four sessions. You will learn basic sewing skills needed for fashion, fiber art, and textile design projects, including how to sew corners and curves.

In Boston, Wearable Art Fashion Camp takes place at the Milton Art Center in Milton. This class brings together art and fashion in unexpected ways, taking inspiration from worldly artists and a variety of materials to create wearable artwork. Saturday Open Studio: Fashioning The Self is offered by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. This class uses hands-on creative experimentation to explore how we use arts to fashion our personal identities. Over two sessions, Fashion Illustration at the Arsenal Center For The Arts in Watertown will help you develop your own style and unique designs, along with various techniques for illustrating your fashion.

In Charlotte, you can take Couture Fashion at Lore Emelio LLC. This course is an interactive investigation into the spectacular world of Haute Couture. It explores the history of the subject as well as designer profiles and materials used. Summer Jr Designers: Clothes 101 is also put on by Lore Emelio LLC, and explores different categories and styles of clothing. You will learn about design ideas while enhancing creative drawing skills. Teen Designers: Fashion Template is also put on by Lore Emelio LLC, and will show you how to get your fashion ideas down on paper. You will learn basic techniques about creating a figure and clothes, and engage in hands-on exercises.

In Denver, you can attend Fashion Sewing for Teens & Tweens at Creative Lab in Boulder. This class teaches you the ins and outs of working with a pattern and how to put it together from start to finish.

Virtual Fashion Classes 

Taking an online fashion class might seem daunting at first, but much like in-person fashion classes, they have their pros and cons. One good thing about taking a virtual fashion class is that you can attend it from anywhere. That means you can work on your fashion project in the comfort of your own home, at the beach, or even in a coffee shop–wherever you are comfortable. You also do not have to commute to a classroom, which saves both money and time. The biggest con about taking an online fashion class is that you generally have to supply your own materials and equipment.

If you are interested in online fashion classes, CourseHorse has options that will work for you. For example, How to Start Your Fashion Company: Design Your Line is a live online course offered by M SHOP. This all levels class offers you firsthand expertise on how to set up your fashion business, and will show you how to go from an idea in your mind to physical designs in your hands. 

Another M SHOP offering is How to Manufacture Your Clothing + Accessories Lines, which will tell you everything you need to know about creating a physical product on a larger scale. Your instructor teaches at premier fashion institutions, so you know you are in good hands. 

How to Start Your Fashion Company: E-Comm + Boutique by M SHOP is a live online offering that will take you from concept to owning your own fashion shop. There are tips and tricks taught for both online and physical stores, depending on your interests and who the audience is for your designs.

How to Become a Fashion Stylist is a live online class from M SHOP that delves into how to break into the business of fashion as a stylist. You will learn more about how the industry works and what you need to do in order to make yourself stand out.

How to Produce a Fashion Show/Pop Up is yet another M SHOP class that is taught by an instructor who has helped produce Fashion Week shows as well as events for designers. You will learn everything you need to know about creating and executing your own fashion show or pop up.

How To Do PR + Marketing + Gain Exposure is a live online M SHOP class that shares firsthand knowledge of how to make your business coveted by influencers and consumers alike. You will learn how to properly market your fashion business as well as how to leverage your presence online.

Brainstorm Your Fashion Business for Teens is a think tank for up and coming teenage fashion enthusiasts to brainstorm whatever ideas they may have for a fashion business. This is a relaxed class where you will flesh out ideas and fine tune them with the guidance of a professional in the field.

And Jomsy Fashion offers 2 Hour Skype: Create Your Clothing Line, which is meant for people who want to make a fashion collection but are not sure where to begin. This class will show you how to unlock the doors to the fashion world and build on your initial design ideas. 

Private Group Fashion Classes

Do you want to schedule a fashion class as a fun team-building event for your business or organization? CourseHorse offers live fashion classes for private groups that you and your colleagues can enjoy together. If you do not see a fashion class listed publicly right now, it is something that CourseHorse can provide for a group. Reach out through the contact form on their website to learn about the options that are available to you. Remember that there are a variety of benefits when you book your next group knitting activity with CourseHorse. For example, your group size can be changed after booking if necessary, a confirmation is sent within 24 hours, and there are no additional booking fees. They also support multiple platforms, so you can join in on the fun of a group knitting class from just about anywhere.

What Will I Need to Learn Fashion?

The materials that you will need to learn fashion vary depending on the type of class you are taking and how much experience you have with fashion to begin with. Remember that if you take a class, materials will generally be provided, and if they are not then your instructor will give you a list of the items you need to purchase. A good rule of thumb is to have a tape measure, drawing paper and pencils, and inspiration for your work, such as magazines or catalogs. You will also need good communication skills and some artistic ability, or a willingness to learn how to be artistic. Existing sewing or drawing skills could be helpful as well, but these skills can also be acquired during the process of learning fashion.

Is it Difficult to Learn Fashion?

Becoming great at the art of fashion may be difficult, but it is ultimately accessible to anyone who is willing to devote enough of their time to learning it. You will need to have or acquire several skills to be successful at learning fashion, including artistic ability, communication, and sewing skills. That being said, as long as you dedicate yourself to learning fashion, you will be able to create your own collection of designs.

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