Fashion Design

The Fashion Design Certificate program is designed for students who share a love of fashion and design and feel that they have the talent to pursue a career in design. Students will enhance their own design skills, translate concepts onto paper, and eventually into actual garments. At the completion the program, students will be pre-pared to enter the fashion design industry in the capacity of a design assistant or part of a product development team. This program will concentrate solely on women’s wear.
Offered Fall and Spring

Core Classes

  • Fashion Design I
  • Fashion Design II
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Basic Garment Construction
  • Pattern Drafting I

Electives: (choose 2)

For more information, contact:
Director, Continuing Education at (215) 968-8104, or coned@bucks.edu

Fashion Design I

Gain a basic understanding of fashion design including design principles, how to translate source of inspiration into designs, and how to dress a fashion figure. Materials list will be mailed prior to first class; approximate cost $50. Paula Molino, M.Ed.

Newtown Campus/$205 (plus $90 book fee)/
WSMCE 3710 C01/ 6 Wed, 9/10-10/15, 6:30-9:30 pm

Fashion Illustration

Learn how to draw a fashion figure and dress it with original designs with attention to garment details, fabric rendering and trims. Materials list will be mailed prior to first class; approximate cost $50. Paula Molino, M.Ed.

Newtown Campus/$205 (plus $60 book fee;
includes live model fee)/WSMCE 3712 C01/
6 Wed, 10/22-12/3 (no class 11/27), 6:30-9:30 pm

Sewing Techniques II

No more will you have to hear, “That looks homemade.” This course will teach you sewing techniques
to improve your finished garment and give it that “professional” flair. Virginia Buck

Newtown Campus/ $270/ WSMCE 3717 C01/
8 Tu, 9/16-11/4, 6:30-9:30pm