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Fashion Courses


Experience VCC Join us at Experience VCC on April 25 for an evening of free workshops, entertainment, and prizes.

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.

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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.

Online Mail In Person
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


Application Fee


Info Sessions

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

Program Highlights

Program Highlights

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Course Schedule

Courses Schedule

 


Currently Scheduled in Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2018 (201892)

(FASH 1119) Pojagi Workshop 0 credits    $160.50



This traditional Korean patchwork technique, also know as Bojagi, uses waste scraps to make something new and beautiful. Pojagi have many possible uses, but are commonly used as wrapping cloths, table coverings and curtains. In this workshop, you will complete a small wrapping cloth, or start on a larger project. Required supplies: sharp fabric scissors, cutting mat & rotary cutting wheel, a selection of lightweight woven fabrics for your project (preferably natural fibres like cotton or linen), and machine sewing thread to match. (6 hours + 1 hour lunch break) This course is best suited to learners with 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, or bring one of your own.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  20460 DTN Rm. TBATo Be Assigned
WM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2100
02-May-2018
to 09-May-2018
Korens, Andrea
Register


(FASH 1136) Fashion Show Production 0.0 credits    $432.00



Fashion Show Production introduces students to all the elements required to produce a fashion show or event. These skills are put into immediate practice through the production of a real fashion event.

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  20434 DTN Rm. 920
SM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1000 - 1200
26-May-2018
to 23-Jun-2018
Murray, Sarah
Register
  20434 DTN Rm. 920
TM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2100
03-Jul-2018
Murray, Sarah
Register
  20434 DTN Rm. 920
USM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1000 - 1600
07-Jul-2018
to 08-Jul-2018
Murray, Sarah
Register


(FASH 1154) Sewing - Beginners Level 1 0 credits    $378.50



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)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  20429 DTN Rm. 161
TM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1830 - 2130
17-Apr-2018
to 19-Jun-2018
Godin, Patrice
Register


(FASH 1162) Millinery 1 0.0 credits    $268.36



A hat frames your most important asset - your face! Learn the secrets of millinery, as we use traditional materials and methods of pattern drafting to create a boater style hat, then we will push the boundaries of your imagination to create a unique, eye-catching fascinator. Bring to the first class: pencil or pen, ruler, dressmaking pins, tape measure, scissors, tracing paper and push pins. Fabric options for your hats will be discussed on the first night. (18 hours)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  20432 DTN Rm. 921
MM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2100
23-Apr-2018
to 14-May-2018
Hanke, Dominique
Register
  20432 DTN Rm. 921
MM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1800 - 2100
28-May-2018
to 04-Jun-2018
Hanke, Dominique
Register


(FASH 1183) Corsetry 0 credits    $374.22



Learn the proper methods of construction and fit to create Victorian and Elizabethan corsets. Domestic sewing machines are available, or bring your own. Fabrics, notions and other supplies/tools will be discussed in the first class. Bring to first class: pen/paper for note taking, tape measure. (30 hours)

More Information

CRN Campus - Room Day(s) Time Date Instructor Register
  20461 DTN Rm. 161
RM-Monday, T-Tuesday,
W-Wednesday, R-Thursday,
F-Friday, S-Saturday,
U-Sunday

1830 - 2130
19-Apr-2018
to 21-Jun-2018
Godin, Patrice
Register


Upcoming schedules for Continuing Studies Sep-Dec2018 Continuing Studies Jan-Mar2019 Continuing Studies Apr-Aug2019 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)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $374.22
Couture Draping (FASH 1181)
course schedule schedule
0 credits N/A
Fabric Surface Design (FASH 1166)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits N/A
Fashion Illustration (FASH 1150)
course schedule schedule
0 credits N/A
Fashion Show Production (FASH 1136)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits $432.00
Introduction to Industrial Sewing Machines (FASH 1118)
course schedule schedule
0 credits N/A
Mend, Transform, Renew (FASH 1117)
course schedule schedule
0 credits N/A
Millinery 1 (FASH 1162)
course schedule schedule
0.0 credits $268.36
Personal Pattern Making (FASH 1191)
course schedule schedule
0 credits N/A
Personal Pattern Making 1 - Bottoms (FASH 1160)
course schedule schedule
0 credits N/A
Pojagi Workshop (FASH 1119)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $160.50
Sewing - Beginners Level 1 (FASH 1154)
course schedule schedule
0 credits $378.50
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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