Dr. Amy Dorie joined our advisory board a little over a year ago. As do all of our board members, Amy’s background is impressive!
Winter is fast approaching. Do you know your anorak from a parka? Take our quiz to see if you’re ready to face the colder temps in style.
Evening gown class makes its debut From pajamas to evening gowns, Cañada’s construction classes now cover it all! And the students are loving it. This week students in the inaugural Evening Gown Construction class, taught by Lynda Maynard, showed their final projects. Take a look! What does Maynard enjoy about teaching students how to make […]
A serger can be your best friend or your worst enemy, depending on how well you know how to use it. Students who took the Basic Serging class this summer have a more amicable relationship with sergers as a result.
Eventually our students leave the proverbial nest and go on to design school, university or a career. For these students—as well as those taking their small businesses to the next level—Portfolio Development is the perfect class.
The fashion department at Cañada offers classes for all skill levels, including Beginning Construction. For more advanced students who are ready to adapt existing designs and make them their own, we offer Designer Techniques—a class taught by our in-house expert Ronda Chaney, guest speakers and the students themselves! Each week one or two students present […]
… there’s just no question. Our adventurous department head Ronda Chaney recently took a well-deserved jaunt over to the island of Capri, after teaching the Italian fashion course (see video here) in Florence for two weeks. And it got us thinking about the many connections between Capri and fashion. If these connections aren’t immediately leaping […]
The Gondoliers a big hit, including costumes by Cañada professor and alumna!
If you can read this, thank a teacher! 🙂 Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week and the wonderful faculty in the Cañada College Fashion Design & Merchandising Department.
Lynda Maynard, current faculty, has many articles in recent and upcoming Thread’s magazines.