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

 
 

Spring Start
2019 -20

Starting March 4th
Application deadline Feb. 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 3/4 - 3/21 (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  4/1 - 4/25

  • 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 5/6 - 5/31  

  • 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  6/3 - 6/27 (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  7/8 - 8/1  

  • PATTERNMAKING 2- Mon & Thurs 2-5pm

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

  • FASHION INDUSTRY SEMINAR- 1 Sunday/ Month

AUGUST 8/5 - 9/12

  • 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)


 


 

Fall Start
2019-20

Starting Sept 10
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 9/9 - 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

  • FASHION INDUSTRY SEMINAR- 1 Sunday/ Month

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

  • FASHION INDUSTRY SEMINAR- 1 Sunday/ Month

NOVEMBER 10/28 - 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

  • FASHION INDUSTRY SEMINAR- 1 Sunday/ Month

DECEMBER  12/2 - 12/20 (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

JANUARY  1/6 - 1/30  

  • PATTERNMAKING 2- Mon & Thurs 2-5pm

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

  • FASHION INDUSTRY SEMINAR- 1 Sunday/ Month

FEBRUARY 2/3 - 3/12

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

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

  • FASHION INDUSTRY SEMINAR- 1 Sunday/ Month

MARCH-SEPTEMBER

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

Download our Designer Development Program catalog here:

Catalog 2018/2019

 

Download our 2018/2019/2020 Academic Calendars here:

2018/2019/2020 Calendar