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Fashion Courses


These courses introduce fashion skills, assist those planning to apply to a Fashion program, and introduce new special interest fashion courses. Limited enrolment. No application required.



Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
September, January, April, July Varies Statement of Completion Downtown Part-time

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International students must first contact International Education at study@vcc.ca or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program.

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If you're ready and know the program you want, register now. Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office Visit the Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [map & business hours]

Program Description

Program Description


Some courses in this program require textbooks. Please call or visit the Downtown Bookstore for more information.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


International students

Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: study@vcc.ca or 604.443.8600.



As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.


Program Specific

Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.

These courses do not have additional admission requirements and are open to individuals who wish to take one or more courses.

Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

Fees and Other costs


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Info Sessions





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Program Coordinators: Sarah Murray and Andrea Korens, VCC Fashion, 604.871.7000, ext. 8668 and 8661
Program Assistant: Lou Solina, VCC Fashion, 604.871.7000, ext. 8428

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Program Highlights

Program Highlights

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Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 


Currently Scheduled in Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2018 (201891)

(FASH 1154) Sewing - Beginners Level 1 0 credits    $385.30



Learn to use industrial sewing machines to practise your skills and construct two simple garments. Perfect for beginner sewers, or those building a portfolio for acceptance into a fashion design program. Bring to first class: metric measuring tape, small scissors or snips, pencil and a three-ring binder with a supply of paper. Wear closed-toe shoes with little/no heel. Additional supplies will be discussed in first session. (30 hours)

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10387 DTN Rm. 161
RM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2100
18-Jan-2018
to 22-Mar-2018
Godin, Patrice
Register


(FASH 1181) Couture Draping 0 credits    $371.30



Explore processes of creating garment designs directly on a 3-D body. Manipulate, mould and shape fabric to create skirts and tops while gaining an understanding of fabric grain, desired design, and bias cuts. Please bring to class: blue and red ballpoint pens, paper for note taking, fabric scissors, dressmaker pins, hand sewing needles and thread and metric tape measure. No pattern making experience required; sewing skills preferred. (30 hours)

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CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10390 DTN Rm. 922
TM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1830 - 2130
23-Jan-2018
to 27-Mar-2018
Godin, Patrice
Register
  10390 DTN Rm. 921
TM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1830 - 2130
23-Jan-2018
to 27-Mar-2018
Godin, Patrice
Register


(FASH 1191) Personal Pattern Making 0 credits    $405.30



Learn to make foundation patterns to your own measurements with accurate fit. Construct a set of personal men’s or women’s personal blocks (slopers), and learn to use them as foundations to design patterns. Bring to first class: mechanical pencil, eraser, flexible tape measure, 30 cm clear plastic ruler, and a three-ring binder. Additional supplies to be discussed in the first session. Come prepared to be measured; wear slim fitting clothing with usual undergarments. Fee includes pattern paper. (30 hours). This course requires learners to have some basic sewing experience. If you have successfully completed FASH1154 Beginner Sewing 1 or FASH1118 Introduction to Industrial Sewing Machines (or have other relevant experience) you may use our industrial sewing machines. Otherwise, you are welcome to use one of our domestic machines, bring one of your own, or do your sewing at home.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  10389 DTN Rm. 161
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1200
13-Jan-2018
to 03-Feb-2018
Sciarretta, Concetta
Register
  10389 DTN Rm. 161
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

0900 - 1200
17-Feb-2018
to 24-Mar-2018
Sciarretta, Concetta
Register


Upcoming schedules for Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2018 Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2018 Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2019 term(s) are in process.
Please check back regularly.

Adobe Illustrator for Fashion 1 (FASH 1156)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits N/A
Corsetry (FASH 1183)
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0 credits N/A
Couture Draping (FASH 1181)
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0 credits $371.30
Fabric Surface Design (FASH 1166)
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0.0 credits N/A
Fashion Illustration (FASH 1150)
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0 credits N/A
Fashion Show Production (FASH 1136)
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0.0 credits N/A
Introduction to Industrial Sewing Machines (FASH 1118)
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0 credits N/A
Mend, Transform, Renew (FASH 1117)
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0 credits N/A
Millinery 1 (FASH 1162)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits N/A
Personal Pattern Making (FASH 1191)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $405.30
Pojagi Workshop (FASH 1119)
course schedule schedule
0 credits N/A
Sewing - Beginners Level 1 (FASH 1154)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $385.30
Sewing - Beginners Level 2 (FASH 1158)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits N/A


Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.



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