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Intensive Couture Design Program

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New York School of Design

1032 Avenue of the Americas

Ste. 302

New York, NY 10018

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COUTURE IS DEFINED AS THE HIGH ART OF SEWING. IT ENCOMPASSES HIGHLY TECHNICAL SKILLS THAT ARE REQUIRED TO CREATE THE INNOVATIVE AND DYNAMIC GOWNS YOU SEE EMBRACE THE RED CARPET.

The Couture Design program is an intensive program that teaches students these skills through the creation of a cocktail dress and gown with a corset included. Students will begin by mastering their hand and machine sewing skills. From there, they will move on to learning the art of draping to create a gown. When the program concludes, they will have the technical expertise to drape a corseted gown. This impressive skill set will prepare them for the exciting world of couture within the fashion industry.

OCT 10th - MAR 6th, 2018 | Tue & Thur, 5:30 - 9:30 PM

New York School of Design
1032 6th Avenue, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10018


** The "Free" ticket reserves your seat in the program; the cost of the full program is $2,200 and will need to be paid upon enrollment. Payment plans are available. **


This intensive program consists of 3 courses and a total of 145 hours.


SECTION 1

In the first section of Couture student’s gain a further understanding of the techniques needed to craft these exquisite pieces. The development process is taught along with the necessary sewing fundamentals, both hand and machine. In this portion students will create a cocktail dress to utilize these skills.

SECTION 2

After the sewing techniques are mastered students then move onto Draping. The specific tools and supplies required for Draping are established and students are then taught to drape and create slopers. Here they will use fabrics specifically for couture and begin to build their corset.

SECTION 3

This last section of Couture is where it all comes together. The students will take the corset they have been working on and incorporate it into a gown. The students take the skill set learned from the prior two phases of the program and create a gown fit to walk down the red carpet.


PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

Couture Design students should have a strong foundation in sewing and draping. Students must have knowledge of sewing techniques, how to operate an industrial machine, and basic knowledge of draping. A demonstration of one's skills is required prior to acceptance into this program. Please contact us so we can tell you more about the process.


HOW TO APPLY:

Online at nyshoolofdesign.com/admissions OR via email: apply@nyschoolofdesign.com

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