Our fearless leader Ronda Chaney is unmatched in the field of fashion education, particularly when it comes to impeccable construction. She is co-author of the book Make It Your Own and has written for such publications as Sewing Update, Serger Update, Sew News, F.I.T. Review and Singer Sewing Books. She has also appeared on the nationally syndicated television program America Sews. Here she shares […]
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 […]
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.
The Gondoliers a big hit, including costumes by Cañada professor and alumna!
Fit tips from Cañada fashion department faculty!
Students show their final garments in Tailoring as the winter semester draws to a close.
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 […]
Have you ever had an item of clothing you loved so much you just couldn’t part with it, no matter how threadbare it got? Or maybe you have a garment that fits great, but you never really liked the color. If so Copying Ready to Wear is a great class for you! Taught by expert […]
A group of 21 Cañada fashion students are on their way to Italy! Can’t wait to hear all about it when they get back! Safe travels, guys!