Fashion in Calgary

Want to learn introductory or advanced sewing techniques? Home or exhibition booth design? Have an interest in the history of fashion? A variety of fashion related evening and weekend courses are coming soon to The Fashion Institute in Calgary.  Register for one of our courses below, or contact the program coordinator to let us know what you'd like to see!

We're excited to be considering further Fashion courses for future face-to-face offerings in Calgary.  Olds College has an excellent full time Fashion program which has knowledge and experience that can be customized to meet your specific industry need.  Below is an example of a course that can be put together and tailored to fit.  

If you're looking to have a group trained, contact the program coordinator below to arrange a private offering.  If you're looking for yourself or for general interest please sign up for our emailing list to be contacted when an offering is available (check the Fashion box).

Entrepreneurship as a Fashion Designer

A 2 part series.
Level 1:  Introduction to Entrepreneurship as a Fashion Designer.

Learn more about what your education and passion can do for you!  Whether you're a current student, recent alumni or an aspiring professional in fashion design, this course is designed to provide entrepreneur-focused education at a level that leads to professional careers as a fashion designer and business owner.

Calgary has a fashion community which has a lot of opportunity for recognition and growth of local talent.  Led by an instructor that has spent the last 6 years creating a network of local businesses, this short introduction takes your existing skills and experiences and helps you to apply them in a business structure specific to fashion design.

Saturdays, February 3 & 10, 2018
10am - 3pm
$195 + GST


Saturdays, May 5 & 12, 2018
10am - 3pm
$195 + GST

Level 2:  A Fashion Designer's Path to Business Start Up

An applied follow up to the introduction of Level 1, this class builds on what you've learned and puts your skills to the test hands-on. Whether you know exactly where you want to go, or you're really not sure at all, we have a pathway that will lead you.

The Fashion Designer's Path to Business Start Up Program, is a complete hands-on training course that includes all the Vital Steps to launching your first fashion collection. Work with a professional fashion designer and business owner to complete your own capsule collection ready for Western Canada Fashion Week while creating a business portfolio including a mock presentation to an experienced retail owner.

Dates and Costs TBD based on Level 1 Enrolment

This course list comes from our Curricunet Academic database

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