It was all smiles and laughter last week when Costanza Menchi and Cañada students got together for a reunion celebration. Costanza, a fashion historian specializing in Italian fashion, has been our guide for the Study Abroad in Italy course the past three years. Costanza’s warm and engaging personality make her informative lectures and tours a true pleasure. […]
Cañada alum is having a blast on the crew of Hamilton “Success occurs when opportunity meets preparation.” That well-known quote has been attributed to everyone from ancient Roman philosopher Seneca to professional auto racer Bobby Unser. While its origin is uncertain, it’s clear the saying applies to Sarah Velichko, a graduate of the Cañada College […]
The Gondoliers a big hit, including costumes by Cañada professor and alumna!
Former student Christine Groom describes her journey to starting her own pattern company.
Anyone who has sewn has probably used a flat pattern. You choose a design you like from a pattern book at the fabric store, lay it out on your fabric, cut and sew. But what if you want to create your own design and be able to make something wearable—or, even more challenging, make it […]
Kelly’s love of thrifting has taken her career down a fun and fascinating path she never expected.
Annette Shankar found a great internship at Janet Ghilarducci’s couture dressmaking shop, which turned into a dream job!
Sherri sells and repairs all types of sewing machines and sergers at her Serge-A-Lot store. Her favorite thing to do, however, is to teach her customers how to use their machines to their fullest potential.
Cañada fashion department graduate José Rodriguez is proving himself to be a true asset at the world-renowned fabric store, Britex, in San Francisco.
One of the things that makes the fashion program at Cañada so notable is the fact that the faculty actively track the industry.