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.
An exciting millinery exhibit in collaboration with Wayne Wichern, our Millinery instructor is taking place from March 24, 2016-June 26, 2016.
Our own Judy Jackson is nominated for the Bay Area Awards for Theater Costuming!
Our instructors are working in the industry as well as educating. Here are some news tidbits on a few of our instructors. Lynda Maynard’s book The Dressmaker’s Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques is continuing to receive great reviews. Wayne Wichern will be speaking at the Henry Art Gallery about the power and authority of bird […]
Ronda will receive The John & Suanne Rouech Excellence Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College. Along with two other Canada instructors, Doug Hirzel and Sarah Harmon, Ronda will receive the award at conference in Anaheim in March 2014. Ronda said, “I’m honored to be one of the John and Suanne Roueche Excellence […]
We recently interviewed Mary Lou Lange our Techniques of Fit, Flat Pattern, and Serging instructor. We learned quite a few things and hope you do too! Cañada Fashion Department (CFD): You have a lot of sewing experience from multiple places: home dec, quilting, apparel, and art clothing. Can you tell us more about that? How […]
We spoke recently with Lynda Maynard who teaches: Lingerie, Pants Drafting, Pants Construction, Copying Ready-to-Wear, Bustier, and French Pattern Drafting. Cañada Fashion Department (CFD): How long have you been teaching at Cañada? Lynda Maynard (LM): 8 years. CFD: In addition to teaching Cañada fashion students, what do you do fashion related? LM: I teach online and at […]
Instructor Judy Jackson sat down with us to answer a few questions about her work at Cañada and beyond. Cañada Fashion Department (CFD): What do you enjoy about teaching? Judy Jackson (JJ): I love being able to share what I know with students, to be able to see them progress in their skills, and get […]
If you have spent much time around the Fashion Department, you know Peggy is Ronda’s right-hand woman. Peggy is responsible for preparing many of the sample materials used in classes, assisting students on their projects, teaching Beginning Clothing Construction in the summer session, and much, much more. We are pleased to announce that today Peggy […]