You will find dozens of incredible designers exhibiting at our Artistry in Fashion event on Saturday, September 29th. (That’s just over a week away!). Here we spotlight just a few who have something in common. Can you figure out what it is? Lenore Collection Lenore Collection makes eco-friendly, hand-woven and hand-crocheted products. Known best for their handbags, […]
On Saturday June 30, nearly 40 people gathered in the fashion department classroom to take part in the 4R Fashion workshop. In attendance were textile artists, professionals from the fashion industry and sustainability specialists. Several students interested in sustainable fashion also participated. The morning’s activities were broken into three parts: a presentation by our own […]
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 […]
Play it Again our 2014-2015 school year Student Contest was a great success. Check out how our students found materials and inspiration for the event.
One of our students shows several repurposed garments she has created to donate to foster kids.
If you were able to make it to student Michelle’s talk on repurposing last month you know what a treat it was. If you couldn’t come, we’ve got a bit of a recap for you as you continue working on your contest entries. “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on […]
Current student Michelle Paganini will be speaking about upcycling and bringing lots of inspiration for our student contest–Play It Again.
Don’t forget about the Play It Again Contest. Perhaps you will have extra time over the holidays to work on it, or have a great opportunity to gather supplies such as used wrapping paper, old clothing, or anything used really. We recommend re-reading the details, because we’ve added requirements like submitting images of the process […]
Fabmo is a local organization that started by collecting fabric samples from the Interior Design businesses that were going to throw them out. They earned their 503b status in 2009, but have been around for a bit longer than that. They have since grown by leaps and bounds and now they divert about 70 tons […]
While we were on summer recess, the Fashion Department was busy at the San Mateo County Fair. We were very pleased with the number of garments our students entered into the contests. We had several winners in both the Sustainable Living section and the Creative Home Arts section. Here are some images of the Fashion […]