Those of us who sew probably do it because we enjoy it. It turns out sewing has a lot of physical and mental health benefits as well, including: So whatever your reason, keep sewing! Your brain and body will thank you! Sources: https://www.allfreesewing.com/Reference-Information/Health-Benefits-of-Sewing https://www.mindfood.com/article/5-health-benefits-of-sewing/ http://www.sewingmakesmehappy.com/the-benefits-of-sewing-as-an-adult/
When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s Armani! There’s just something about Italian style. A group of Cañada students are learning what’s behind that certain something right now as they study fashion first-hand in Florence. For those of us not lucky enough to be with them this week, here we […]
Fashion Week in Milan is drawing to a close, after dozens of runway shows featuring Resort 2019 collections. But what is the Resort season anyway? According to Leandra Medine of Man Repeller, Resort collections are also sometimes called Cruise, Holiday or Pre-Spring, but they all take place “after fall clothes have gone on sale but […]
Cañada fashion department student and staffer Shana McCracken attended the Planet Textiles conference in Vancouver, B.C. earlier this week. We sat down with her to find out what she learned. CFD: So, you just got back from Planet Textiles. What was it all about? SM: It was pretty incredible. There were attendees from all over […]
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 […]
You never know what you’ll find on the fabulous free table. Find out what some of our students have discovered there recently.
Student Faamanu Noa is new to the fashion department but not to Cañada College!
Student’s artistic talents are many. Perhaps fashion will allow her to combine them into a unique career.
This was a banner year for awards show fashions. See the fashion department picks for the best looks of 2018.