Consultations, Classes, Camps, Tours and Appointments
for Emerging Brands, Students and the Public.
 
Click HERE for Suggested Class List
SUGGESTED CLASS LIST FOR EMERGING BRANDS
Want to start a clothing line? Didn't go to design school?  Don't have a Production Manager on staff? Learn the core skills on your own time in the facility that provides everything you need to then develop and manage the manufacturing your product..
NOTE: Each sub lesson is approximately one hour @ $35/hour for most classes with the exception of all pattern making and grading classes which are $60/hour or more. except for the Design Development and Manufacturing Consultation is $300.
 
FAST TRACK - MOST POPULAR!
SUGGESTED CLASSES FOR DESIGNERS/BRANDS WHO WANT TO UNDERSTAND THE ESSENTIALS/BASICS NEEDED TO HIRE A MANUFACTURER TO MAKE MULTIPLES
1 class @ $300
Approximately 3 classes @ $35= $105
Design Development and Manufacturing Private Consultation
How to develop and manufacture a sew product. An introduction to design, tech packs, costing and production
 
Technical flats hand drawn 
              Woven button down top or Jean
             
Measurement specifications
              Specing a button down shirt or specing a jean
 
Textiles and sourcing
              Fibers, yarns, textiles (knits and wovens), sourcing
 
 
INVESTED LEARNING
SUGGESTED CLASSES FOR DESIGNERS/BRANDS WHO WANT TO HAVE MORE INVOLVEMENT AND A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE DESIGN/MANUFACTURING PROCESS TO HIRE A MANUFACTURER TO MAKE MULTIPLES
1 class at $300
Approximately 40 classes @ $35 = $1400
 
Design Development and Manufacturing Consultation
How to develop and manufacture a sew product. An introduction to design, tech packs, costing and production.
 
Basic Garment Construction (prerequisite: basic sewing)
              Pattern overview (sloper pattern pieces), Seam allowances, Shaping (darts and shaping seams), pattern cutting
              Pattern assembly (using paper pattern)
              Garment cutting
              Garment assembly (using fabric)
 
Technical flats hand drawn 
              Woven button down top
              Blazer/sport coat
              Knit top
              Jean
              Knit full skirt
              Woven fitted skirt
              Woven fitted dress
              Leggings
             
Technical flats in CAD (Adobe Illustrator) (prerequisite: Technical flats hand drawn)
              Adobe Illustrator overview
              File types and sizes
              Layers
              Tools and short cuts
              Brushes, effects and mirror image
              Create woven button down
              Create jean
             
Measurement specifications
              Specing a button down shirt
              Specing a jean
 
Textiles and sourcing
              Fibers, yarns, textiles (knits and wovens), sourcing
 
Tech packs and production forms
              Design specs, vendor sheets, fabric/trim sheets, color components, spec sheets, grading/marking tickets, cutting tickets, sewing contracts, cost sheets
 
Costing (pre-requisite: Tech packs and production forms)
              Working with tech pack documents to cost a garment and figure cost, wholesale, retail price.
 
Basic Sewing
              Machine parts, threading, tension, fabric selection, stitch types
              Sewing straight, curved and corners
              Seams (plain seam, top stitch, welt seam, French seam, flat felled seam)
              Hems (plain hem, invisible hem, narrow rolled hem)
              Darts (basic, contoured and fisheye)
              Curved seams (concaved to convex, princess)
              Ruffles
              Pleats and tucks
              Facings
              Zippers (centered, exposed, lapped, invisible)
              Sleeves (set in, budget)
              Using a serger
              Using a pattern to construct a garment
              Cutting a garment from a pattern
              Sewing a woven button down PJ top (2-3 sessions)
              Sewing a woven draw string PJ bottom (2-3 sessions)
 
ADDITIONAL CLASSES
FOR DESIGNERS/BRANDS WHO WANT TO MAKE THEIR OWN GARMENTS (EX: CUSTOM DESIGNS, ONE-OF-A-KINDS, COSTUMES, ETC… (Classes coming soon)
Approximately 6 classes at $35 =$210
Approximately 60 classes at $60= $3600            
Using industrial sewing machines and cutting machines (prerequisite: basic sewing on domestic single needle and serger/overlock)
Industrial single needle parts, threading, changing needles/feet, tension
Industrial serger/overlock parts and threading
Industrial serger/overlock changing needles, tension, stitch type
Industrial coverstitch parts and threading
Industrial coverstitch tension and needles
Industrial coverstitch stitch types
 
Basic pattern making woven tops (prerequisite: basic garment construction, technical flats, measurement specs, textiles and sourcing, basic sewing)
Tools, sloper concept, body measurements vs garment ease, grainlines
Drafting bodice sloper (2 sessions)
Truing and balance
Pattern markings, seam allowance
Seam allowance
Drafting a sleeve sloper
Truing, balance
Pattern markings, seam allowance
Dart manipulation of bodice (slash/spread method, pivot method) (2 sessions)
Fit/style manipulation of bodice and sleeve (2 sessions)
 
Basic pattern making woven bottoms (prerequisites: basic garment construction, technical flats, measurement specs, textiles and sourcing, basic sewing, basic pattern making woven tops)
Drafting a pant sloper (2 sessions)
Truing, balance
Pattern markings, seam allowance
Dart manipulation of pant (slash/spread method, pivot method) (2 sessions)
Fit/style manipulation of pant (2 sessions)
Drafting a skirt sloper
Truing, balance
Pattern markings, seam allowance
Dart manipulation of skirt (slash/spread method, pivot method) (2 sessions)
Fit/style manipulation of skirt (2 sessions)
 
Basic pattern making knit tops (prerequisite: basic garment construction, technical flats, measurement specs, textiles and sourcing, basic sewing, woven tops pattern making)
              Tools, sloper concept, body measurements vs garment ease, negative ease, stretch, grainlines
              Drafting bodice sloper (2 sessions)
              Truing and balance
              Pattern markings, seam allowance
              Seam allowance
              Drafting a sleeve sloper
              Truing, balance
Pattern markings, seam allowance
              Fit/style manipulation of bodice and sleeve (2 sessions)
 
 
Basic pattern making knit bottoms (prerequisites: basic garment construction, technical flats, measurement specs, textiles and sourcing, basic sewing, basic pattern making knit bottoms)
Drafting a pant sloper (2 sessions)
Truing, balance
Pattern markings, seam allowance
Fit/style manipulation of pant (2 sessions)
Drafting a skirt sloper
Truing, balance
Pattern markings, seam allowance
Fit/style manipulation of skirt (2 sessions)
             
Production ready patterns
Seam allowances and notches
Cutting manila pieces
Construction markings and labeling pattern pieces for production
Pattern cards
             
CAD pattern making
              TBD
 
Basic Grading
              Grading concepts, grade rules, grain line, using the grading ruler, x/y axis
              Grading a bodice sloper
              Grading a sleeve sloper
              Grading a pant sloper
              Grading a skirt sloper
 

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It is also part of AZ's fashion incubator building F.A.B.R.I.C. offering fashion education, design services, business incubation/acceleration, consulting, design studio, fashion supplies, co-working, apparel manufacturing, events and more. 

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