CTCFD Short Courses Starting March 2022

Our first round of short courses for 2022 are starting on the 5th of March! If you are interested in fashion and understanding basic principles of design and retail, or are interested in pursuing a new skill – we have some amazing courses on offer for you. Our courses set to start in March include : Fashion 101, Learn Sewing Basics, Digital Fashion Application, Garment Technology Foundation Principles, Introduction to Fashion Buying, and Lingerie (Advanced Course). For more information on each, please read the article below! 

Fashion 101 aims to teach the fundamental principles of fashion illustration as well as the various elements involved in creating an achievable design. Students will gain an understanding of various illustration techniques as well as components that are essential in the fashion design sector. These include: How to Draw Fashion Faces, Hands & Feet, Fashion Figures,  Texture & Print Rendering, Hand Rendered Technical Drawings, Moodboards, Storyboards and Garment Realization. 

For more information see our Short Course Brochure at https://ctcfd.co.za/new/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/SHORT-COURSE-BROCHURE-2022.pdf. Online registration can be found at https://ctcfd.co.za/short-courses-application-form/

Start : Saturday 12 March 2022

Duration & Time:  10 weeks x 3 hours  –  Saturday 9am – 12pm

Price: R3500

Kit: R300 (A3 sketch pad, A3 visual diary, French curves, black fineliner & 3 pencils)

Learn Sewing Basics provides the basic fundamentals of sewing, such as using a sewing machine, insert elastic, zips, buttons and hems. Learn how to read store bought patterns, analyse measurements and learn to construct garments utilizing patterns provided. All the basics will be covered, and two exciting projects will be completed. This module starts with the absolute basics and is highly suitable to those who have no previous experience with sewing and patterns. 

For more information see our Short Course Brochure at https://ctcfd.co.za/new/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/SHORT-COURSE-BROCHURE-2022.pdf . Online registration can be found at https://ctcfd.co.za/short-courses-application-form/

Start : Saturday 5 March 2022

Cost: R2500

Duration & Time: 8 weeks x 2 hours – Saturday 9am – 11am 

Kit: R300 (Fabric Scissors, Unpicker, Pins, Tape Measure, Fabric Marker, 1 black and 1 white thread, 1m white elastic, a white zip & 1m of calico)

Digital Fashion Application Short Course offers an in depth look at the fashion industry’s most used programmes: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign. Students will be guided through basic navigation, and later the fashion application of each with special attention to Digital Technical Drawings using Adobe Illustrator, Digital Rednering using Adobe Photoshop, and correct layout of trendboards suing Adobe InDesign. 

For more information see our Short Course Brochure at https://ctcfd.co.za/new/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/SHORT-COURSE-BROCHURE-2022.pdf. Online registration can be found a thttps://ctcfd.co.za/short-courses-application-form/

Start : Saturday 5 March 2022

Duration & Time:  14 weeks x 3 hours  –  Saturday 9am – 12pm

Price: R5500

The Garment Technology Foundation Course introduces students to pattern design and garment construction techniques through practical application – focusing on the female bodice, skirt and trousers. It provides insight into the complete process, from pattern drafting and manipulation through to cutting and completion of garments. By the end of the course, not only will students have an understanding of basic pattern manipulation and garment construction, they will be armed with the knowledge of drafting well fitting blacks that form the base of every garment. 

For more information see our Short Course Brochure at https://ctcfd.co.za/new/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/SHORT-COURSE-BROCHURE-2022.pdf. Online registration can be found at https://ctcfd.co.za/short-courses-application-form/

Start : Saturday 5 March 2022

Duration & Time:  18 weeks x 4 hours  –  Saturday 9am – 1pm

Price: R7000

Kit: R600 (L-Square, French Curves, Tracing Wheel, Clutch Pencil, Red & Black Artline markers, Tape Measure, Pins, Unpicker & Magic Tape)

Introduction to Fashion Buying is designed as an introductory course, offering an overview into the buying process for the fashion retail sector. This includes: the role of a fashion buyer, an overview of the buying cycle, analysis of customer profiles as well as trend and retail analysis, sourcing merchandise and range planning. 

For more information see our Short Course Brochure at https://ctcfd.co.za/new/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/SHORT-COURSE-BROCHURE-2022.pdf. Online registration can be found at https://ctcfd.co.za/short-courses-application-form/

Start : Saturday 12 March 2022

Duration & Time:  8 weeks x 2 hours  –  Saturday 9am – 11am

Price: R3000

Our Lingerie Short Course offers an introduction to lingerie principles, where students will gain an understanding of the bra, corset and knicker – adapting basic blocks into lingerie styles, then having the opportunity to engage with correct lingerie sewing applications. Students will be guided in the appropriate fabrications used, as well as add their own design influence through the use of fabrications and trims. For more information see our Short Course Brochure at https://ctcfd.co.za/new/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/SHORT-COURSE-BROCHURE-2022.pdf. Online registration can be found at https://ctcfd.co.za/short-courses-application-form/

Start : Saturday 5 March 2022

Duration & Time:  10 weeks x 4 hours  –  Saturday 9am – 1pm

Price: R4500

We can’t wait to welcome new students onto our campus and provide them with the best possible fashion experience!  If you are interested in applying or want more information, please contact our Short Course Manager at shortcourses@ctcfd.co.za

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