On Saturday June 30, nearly 40 people gathered in the fashion department classroom to take part in the 4R Fashion workshop. In attendance were textile artists, professionals from the fashion industry and sustainability specialists. Several students interested in sustainable fashion also participated. The morning’s activities were broken into three parts: a presentation by our own […]
Last Friday faculty, staff, family members and friends of the department all gathered to celebrate our students’ achievements. And what achievements they were—from degrees and certificates, to scholarships and contest prizes! The Cocktail Dress Challenge winners were finally revealed, after entries were carefully scrutinized by a panel of 32 judges. The judging panel consisted of Cañada […]
Each spring the fashion department holds a contest featuring student work. Students are given a theme and a list of requirements they must adhere to. This year our students were asked to make a cocktail dress, using fabrics from a “mystery package” they picked up from the department. They were to use at least half […]
Vogue pattern designer Sandra Betzina shares some of her best tips for painless sewing with great results!
It’s fall and that means it’s time for the department’s Artistry in Fashion event once again. If you’ve attended the event before, you already know it’s one of the best showcases and marketplaces for beautifully crafted clothing and jewelry. If you haven’t yet attended, you must! You won’t want to miss the following designers and […]
Sarah has over 17 years experience sewing a wide range of garments for dozens of clients. She will speak in the fashion department at Cañada College on Friday, April 21st at 7:30 PM.
This past Tuesday over 80 past and prospective students showed up at the Fashion & Merchandising Department to hear about the courses coming up this summer and fall. With 21 to choose from, and only so many hours in the day, it will be a difficult decision for many of us! Students and faculty helped […]
Wayne Wichern is speaking about his millinery career on Friday, March 3 at 7:30pm.
Here are all the details about our 2016-2017 contest blog open to all students that have taken a class during the 2016-2017 school year.
Some of our students’ contest garments were on display with local designers wares this summer in San Mateo!