Complete our
Designer Development Program coursework in only 6 months. Full time day classes running Monday-Thursday 10am-5pm.

 
 

Fall Start
2019-20

Starting Sept 8
Application Deadline August 1st
We accept only 20 students on a rolling admission basis. Accepted students that miss this start will be put on a waiting list for the next session.

 

SEPTEMBER 9/8- 9/26 (1ST PAYMENT)

  • SEWING 1: INTRODUCTORY SEWING- Mon & Wed 10-1pm

  • FASHION ILLUSTRATION 1- Mon & Wed 2-5pm

  • MATERIALS STUDIES- Tues & Thurs 10-1pm

OCTOBER  9/30 - 10/24

  • SEWING 2: GARMENT CONSTRUCTION- Mon & Wed 10-1pm

  • FASHION ILLUSTRATION 2- Mon & Wed 2-5pm

  • ADOBE PHOTOSHOP: MOOD BOARD/LOGO DESIGN- Tues & Thurs 10-1pm

NOVEMBER 10/21 - 11/21  

  • SEWING 3: STREET WEAR-DESIGNER FINISHES Mon & Wed 10-1pm

  • DRAPING- Mon & Thurs 2-5pm

  • ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR: CAD FLATS/ PRINT DESIGN- Tues & Thurs 10-1pm

DECEMBER  11/18 - 12/19 (2ND PAYMENT)

  • SEWING 4: KNITWEAR- Mon & Wed 10-1pm

  • PATTERNMAKING 1- Mon & Thurs 2-5pm

  • DESIGN STUDIO 1: DESIGN EXPLORATION- Tues & Thurs 10-1pm

JANUARY  1/6 - 1/30  

  • FASHION INDUSTRY SEMINAR- Mon & Wed 10-1pm

  • PATTERNMAKING 2- Mon & Thurs 2-5pm

  • DESIGN STUDIO 2: COLLECTION DESIGN- Tues & Thurs 10-1pm

FEBRUARY 2/3 - 3/12

  • COLLECTION STUDIO: SAMPLE PRODUCTION- Mon & Thurs 2-5pm

  • BUSINESS OF FASHION- Tues & Thurs 10-1pm

MARCH-SEPTEMBER

  • INDEPENDENT STUDY (6 MONTHLY CHECK-INS TOWARDS PHILLY FASHION WEEK LAUNCH)

 


 

Spring Start
2020-21

Starting March1st
Application Deadline February 1st
We accept only 20 students on a rolling admission basis. Accepted students that miss this start will be put on a waiting list for the next session.

 

MARCH 3/1 - 3/19 (1ST PAYMENT)

  • SEWING 1: INTRODUCTORY SEWING- Mon & Wed 10-1pm

  • FASHION ILLUSTRATION 1- Mon & Wed 2-5pm

  • MATERIALS STUDIES- Tues & Thurs 10-1pm

  • FASHION INDUSTRY SEMINAR- 1 Sunday/ Month

APRIL  3/30 - 4/23

  • SEWING 2: GARMENT CONSTRUCTION- Mon & Wed 10-1pm

  • FASHION ILLUSTRATION 2- Mon & Wed 2-5pm

  • ADOBE PHOTOSHOP: MOOD BOARD/LOGO DESIGN- Tues & Thurs 10-1pm

  • FASHION INDUSTRY SEMINAR- 1 Sunday/ Month

MAY 4/27 - 5/28  

  • SEWING 3: STREET WEAR-DESIGNER FINISHES Mon & Wed 10-1pm

  • DRAPING- Mon & Thurs 2-5pm

  • ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR: CAD FLATS/ PRINT DESIGN- Tues & Thurs 10-1pm

  • FASHION INDUSTRY SEMINAR- 1 Sunday/ Month

JUNE  6/1 - 7/9 (2ND PAYMENT)

  • SEWING 4: KNITWEAR- Mon & Wed 10-1pm

  • PATTERNMAKING 1- Mon & Thurs 2-5pm

  • DESIGN STUDIO 1: DESIGN EXPLORATION- Tues & Thurs 10-1pm

  • FASHION INDUSTRY SEMINAR- 1 Sunday/ Month

JULY  7/13 - 8/6  

  • PATTERNMAKING 2- Mon & Thurs 2-5pm

  • DESIGN STUDIO 2: COLLECTION DESIGN- Tues & Thurs 10-1pm

  • FASHION INDUSTRY SEMINAR- 1 Sunday/ Month

AUGUST 8/10 - 9/17

  • COLLECTION STUDIO: SAMPLE PRODUCTION- Mon & Thurs 2-5pm

  • BUSINESS OF FASHION- Tues & Thurs 10-1pm

  • FASHION INDUSTRY SEMINAR- 1 Sunday/ Month

SEPTEMBER - FEBRUARY

  • INDEPENDENT STUDY (6 MONTHLY CHECK-INS TOWARDS PHILLY FASHION WEEK LAUNCH)

Download our Designer Development Program catalog here:

Catalog 2018/2019

 

Download our Academic Calendars here:

Fall 2019 Spring 2020