School & Custom Workshops

The School Workshops cover topics based around sustainability within the Fashion Industry.

These topics include:

  • Design & Sustainability in the Fashion Industry
  • Manufacturing & Technical Skills in the Fashion Industry
  • Marketing & Public Relations in the Fashion Industry
  • Business Planning for a Fashion Related Business.
  • Illustrating in the Fashion Industry.
  • Up-styling/up-cycling.
  • Embellishment Techniques.
  • Body Types and Colours.

Design & Sustainability in the Fashion Industry cover the aspects of the design process, inspiration and mood boards, trend research, fashion drawing – fashion figures, illustration and technical drawings.

Manufacturing & Technical Skills in the Fashion Industry covers types and parts of the sewing machine, types and parts of the fabric, pattern development and production, sewing tips and techniques and garment labelling.

Marketing & Public Relations in the Fashion Industry covers marketing tools – lookbooks & portfolios, packaging & transport, costing and public relations.

Business Planning for a Fashion Related Business will explain what is a business plan and also how to write a business plan for your business.

Illustrating in the Fashion Industry demonstrates how to draw garments on the body and rendering techniques using an assortment of media.  Media includes Copic Pens, Watercolour Paint, Pencil, Guache, Crayon, Pastels and many more.

Up-styling/Up-cycling covers the aspects of altering old garments into new, trend based garments.

Embellishment Techniques covers many aspects of embellishment, from weaving your own fabric to printing and embroidery.

Body Types and Colours determines each students’ different body type and colours to ensure they purchase or make garments which suit their individual needs.  This is a great workshop to encourage self esteem and sustainable consumerism.

All workshops focus on sustainable products and processes, to gear the future generations of the Australian Fashion Industry.  Each workshop runs for minimum 45 minutes and maximum 3 hours with worksheets and extra information provided throughout the course.  It is a great way for schools to add something a bit different to their Fashion and Textiles curriculum, to inspire and encourage students to pursue a career in fashion or simply introduce them to sustainable living and choices.

 

Custom Workshops are designed to your skill level.  You may need a refresher as you have purchased a new machine or you may need some one-on-one tuition as you are struggling at school, Uni or Tafe.  These workshops are designed for you and by you, allowing you to learn only the aspects you are needing and wanting to learn.

Other custom workshops include birthday parties, baby showers and kitchen tea.  Please call to enquire as these are custom designed around your needs.

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  1. Do you have minimum numbers for workshops, do you cater for boys in your classes and what are your costings. I am a very small department with limited funds

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