The School of Continuing Education & Professional Development Presents The Fashion Lab


The School of Continuing Education & Professional Development and The Miami Fashion Institute

Summer 2018 - Non-credit courses

RLFI 113
113
11626

Adobe Illustrator for Fashion

  • 2.5 hours (per week)
  • 4 weeks
  • 10 Total Hours

Cost: $209.00

Topics covered: An introductory short course which covers the tools most used by the Fashion Industry. The student will review quick commands and best practices for getting the most out of Adobe Illustrator.

Location: Wolfson Campus

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RLFI 114
11101

FASHION FLATS & LINESHEETS

  • 3 hours (per week)
  • 4 weeks
  • 12 Total Hours

Cost: $149.00

Topics covered: This short course covers the best practices for creating technical flats most used to communicate design concepts for production and retail presentation. Discover how to give your designs life while still communicating important details and start your own personal technical flats library. *Recommended beginner knowledge of Adobe Illustrator before taking this course.

Learning Outcomes: Students will have an introductory understanding of how to create fashion flats in Adobe Illustrator by creating their own Flats Library. Students will also utilize several layout options to create line sheets for sales meetings.

Location: Wolfson Campus Register for Fashion Flats & Linesheets

RLFI 115
11122

INTRO TO SURFACE PATTERN DESIGN

  • 4 hours (per week)
  • 5 weeks
  • 20 Total Hours

Cost: $225.00

Topics covered: This short course covers tools used in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop to create unique surface designs. Students will learn how to create repeat prints, how to send designs to a commercial printer, digitize hand-drawn work and create a pattern collection. *Recommended intermediate knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop before taking this course.

Learning Outcomes: Students will have an understanding of how repeat prints are created in CAD programs. Utilize industry standards for sending prints and creating a collection of prints. Create a small portfolio to showcase a marketable design skill.

Location: Wolfson Campus Register for Introduction to Surface Pattern Design

RLFI 116
11102

FASHION SPEC SHEETS: HOW AND WHY

  • 3 hours (per week)
  • 4 weeks
  • 12 Total Hours

Cost: $149.00

Topics covered: This short course covers creating a detailed spec sheet for domestic or overseas production. Students will learn how to call out design details as well as detailing special features. *Requires apparel construction knowledge and Adobe Illustrator intermediate skills

Location: Wolfson Campus Register for Fashion Spec Sheets: How and Why Summer term

Bundle your Courses & save

Save even more when you choose this course bundle. Courses included in this CAD (Computer Assisted Design) for fashion series are:

  • RLFI 113 - Adobe Illustrator for Fashion
  • RLFI 114 - Fashion Flats & Linesheets
  • RLFI 115 - Intro to Surface Pattern Design
  • RLFI 116 - Fashion Spec Sheets: How and Why

Instant Savings $43.00

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CAD for Fashion Series (54 hours)
1PLA to college credit course: CTE 2732 Fashion Illustration Technology 3 credits

TOTAL: $732.00 with Savings: - $43.00 Cost After Savings: $689.00

RLFI 127
11161

FIBERS & FABRICS: INTRODUCTION TO TEXTILES

  • 2 hours (per week)
  • 6 weeks
  • 12 Total Hours

Cost: $195.00

Topics covered: Welcome to the wonderful world of fibers. In this short course, the student is introduced to the wonders of fibers that play a part in the every day "fabric" of our lives. Learn the difference between Natural and Man-made fibers and fabrics. *Swatch Kits recommended

Location: North Campus Register for Fibers & Fabrics: Introduction to Textiles

RLFI 129
11160

TEXTILES: KNITS, WOVENS AND OTHER FABRICS

  • 2 hours (per week)
  • 4 weeks
  • 8 Total Hours

Cost: $145.00

Topics covered: This course goes further in-depth into the world of knits, wovens and other materials. How they are made, the technological developments and benefits of woven structures vs. knits are also explored. Students will learn all the industry terminology to go with it. *Swatch Kit recommended day "fabric" of our lives. Learn the difference between Natural and Man-made fibers and fabrics. *Swatch Kits recommended

Location: North Campus Register for Textiles: Knits, Wovens and other Fabrics

RLFI 111
12308

TEXTILES DESIGNER

  • 2 hours (per week)
  • 4 weeks
  • 16 Total Hours

Cost: $195.00

Topics covered: In this short course, the student will get in-depth instruction on creating amazing prints for everything from apparel to bedding. Add depth to your college application portfolio or simply pick up a new valuable skill to add to your resume. Learn from a seasoned industry professional in 4 short weeks. Should have basic Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator Skills.

Location: North Campus Register for Textiles: Knits, Wovens and other Fabrics

RLFI 128
11162

FUTURE FABRICS: FROM SUSTAINABLE TO WEARABLE TECH

  • 2 hours (per week)
  • 6 weeks
  • 12 Total Hours

Cost: $195.00

Topics covered: In this course, the way textiles are produced, used and reused are examined with a future lens. This short course explores the newest in textile technology, as well as the interactions fabrics have with our environment. Students also have the opportunity to explore concepts in 3D printing and Bioplastics.

Location: North Campus Register for Future Fabrics: From Sustainable to wearable Tech

Bundle your Courses & save

Save even more when you choose this course bundle. Courses included in this Textiles for the Fashion Industry Series are:

  • RLFI 127 - Fibers & Fabrics: Introduction to Textiles
  • RLFI 128 - Future Fabrics: From Sustainable to Wearable Tech
  • RLFI 129 - Textiles: Knits, Wovens and Other Fabrics

Instant Savings $80.00

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Textiles for Fashion Series (32 hours)
1 PLA to college credit course: CTE 1401 Textiles

TOTAL: $535.00 with Savings: - $80.00 Cost After Savings: $455.00

RLFI 117
11103

FASHION BLOGGING

  • 3 hours (per week)
  • 4 weeks
  • 12 Total Hours

Cost: $149.00

Topics covered: In this short course, the student will develop a blog for the fashion industry. Emphasis will be placed on developing a voice/aesthetic. The course will also focus on addressing legal issues, monetization, and understanding SEO.

Learning Outcomes: Understand the elements of a blog and be able to use them effectively. Find a niche for a long-term blog. Gain insight into the strategies, methods and writing of successful bloggers. Sharpen and improve writing skills, including draft writing, voice, and format. Build effective and lively blog posts through research, structure and clear writing. Experiment with non-written forms of online communications, including images, audio and video. Consider the legal and ethical issues involved in blogging.

Location: Wolfson Campus Register for Fashion Blogging

RLFI 118
11105

FASHION JOURNALISM

  • 3 hours (per week)
  • 6 weeks
  • 18 Total Hours

Cost: $149.00

Topics covered: In this short but informative courses, the student will review the history of fashion journalism, researching techniques, interviewing techniques, differences between various media platforms.

Learning Outcomes: Understand the purpose of fashion journalism and explain the history of fashion writing and its evolution. Explore the various ways different media and retail outlets cover fashion. Identify and define the key elements of good writing. Master visual language cues and terminology associated with fashion writing. Explore how to adapt fashion-related subjects to print, Web, radio and TV outlets. Spot trends, research concepts, interview sources and translate ideas into words. Write a fashion trend report, essay, designer or boutique profile, business or trade story to demonstrate mastery of course’s key themes and concepts.

Location: Wolfson Campus Register for Fashion Journalism Summer course

 

WTDM 122
11052

DEVELOPING A SUCCESSFUL SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN FOR YOUR BUSINESS

  • 6.7 hours (per week)
  • 5 weeks
  • 30 Total Hours

Cost: $329.00

Topics covered: The use and best practices for various social media platforms to promote a blog. Applications covered will include Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+

Learning Outcomes: Identify best practices for Social Media Marketing, including platform level best practices. Use social media to build an audience for a blog. Connect business objectives to appropriate Social Media tactics. Create strong content that engages their target audience with their marketing message. Create editorial calendars to manage content distribution. Use Social Listening tools to create timely, relevant content.

Location: Wolfson Campus Register for Developing a Successful Social Media Campaign

RLFI 121
11121

PODCASTING (LEC/LAB)

  • 3.75 hours (per week)
  • 8 weeks
  • 30 Total Hours

Cost: $245.00

Topics covered: Review of the essential tools and processes needed for launching a podcast geared toward the fashion industry. We will review the technology requirements, sound editing techniques, podcast structures, and leveraging the content on social media platforms.

Learning Outcomes: Demonstrate an understanding of audio storytelling, recognizing the podcast medium as an intimate form of storytelling. Learn the essentials of quality sound and podcast production. Understand the role of ethics and diversity in podcasting. Improve broadcast skills, including writing, research, interviews, editing and on-air presentation. Appraise and establish protocols to launch and distribute podcasts. Use the power of podcasting to promote your brand.

Location: Wolfson Campus Register for Podcasting (LEC/LAB)

Bundle your Courses & save

Bundle the Social Media Branding for the Fashion Industry courses and save even more. Courses included in this series are:

  • WTDM 122 - Developing a Successful Social Media Campaign for Your Business
  • RLFI 117 - Fashion Blogging
  • RLFI 118 - Fashion Journalism

Instant Savings $28.00 Discount without Podcasting

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Social Media Branding for the Fashion Industry Series (60 hours)

TOTAL: $627.00 with Savings: - $28.00 Cost After Savings: $599.00

Summer Camps 2018

RLKC 301 & RLKC 302
Week 1 & 2

MFI Fashion Illustration and Textile Printing Camp

  • 25 hours (per week)
  • 2 weeks
  • 50 Total Hours

Cost: $395.00

Topics covered: Students ages 14-19 will be introduced to Fashion Illustration and Surface Design. Students that sign up for the sewing camp can go on to make clothing from the very fabric they printed.

Learning Outcomes: As a student, you will learn the proportions and small tricks in drawing fashion figures and how to communicate your design ideas. You will utilize Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator and create unique prints that are then printed on our in-house textile printer. This camp is ideal for students needing to brush up on their skills for fashion college applications. Lunch is included. Space is limited!

Register for a course below or take advantage of our bundles

Fashion Illustration (6/4-6/8): Learn how to translate your ideas to paper. If you want to find out how designers use simple lines to translate complex fashion designs, then this is the camp for you! Register for Fashion Illustration

Surface Design and Printing (6/18-6/22): You will use Adobe Illustrator to bring your prints to life. Print directly to fabric and create something truly original. If you are preparing a portfolio to apply to a Design College, then this will help you achieve that goal. Register for Surface Design and Printing

Location: Wolfson Campus

RLKC 303 & RLKC 304
Week 1 & 2

MFI Garment Construction Camp

  • 25 hours (per week)
  • 2 weeks
  • 50 Total Hours

Cost: $395.00

Topics covered: Students ages 14-19 will learn the foundation and principles of creating a garment. This camp focuses on the skirt and the three principles of garment manipulation.

Learning Outcomes: Take what you learn and continue to create garments with the skills you will gain in these two weeks! Lunch is included. Space is limited!

Register for a course below or take advantage of our bundles

Sewing on the Industrial Sewing Machine (06/11 – 06/15): Do you want to get the opportunity to work like the designers you see on Project Runway? You will learn how to operate the Juki Industrial Machine, create quality clothes, and the tricks of making a garment look like it is store bought. Register for Sewing on the Industrial Sewing Machine

Designing Your Own Clothes (06/25 – 06/29): You can create your own skirts from scratch as you learn basic sewing skills. Learn how to draft a basic skirt and manipulate the pattern into every kind of skirt you can imagine! Register for Designing Your Own Clothes

Location: Wolfson Campus

Fashion Illustration & Surface Design and Printing Bundle

EXPERIENCE MORE FASHION (FOR LESS)

Learn how to translate your ideas to paper. If you want to find out how designers use simple lines to translate complex fashion designs, then these are the classes for you. You will use Adobe Illustrator, print directly to fabric and create something truly original. In addition, if you are preparing a portfolio to apply to a Design College, then this will help you achieve that goal.

Courses Included
Fashion Illustration (6/4-6/8)
Surface Design and Printing (6/18-6/22)
MTuWThF
9:00-3:00 pm

Instant Savings $95.00

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Fashion Illustration & Surface Design and Printing (50 hours)

TOTAL: $790.00 with Savings: - $95.00 Cost After Savings: $695.00

Sewing on Industrial Sewing Machine & Fashion Illustration Bundle

EXPERIENCE MORE FASHION (FOR LESS)

This class will give you the tools to find out how designers use simple lines to translate them from a complex fashion designs to a beautiful garment. Also, you will learn how to operate the Industrial Machine, create quality clothes, and the tricks of making a garment look like it is store bought.

Courses Included
Fashion Illustration (6/4-6/8)
Sewing on the Industrial Sewing Machine (06/11 – 06/15)
MTuWThF - 9:00-3:00 pm

Instant Savings $95.00

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Fashion Illustration & Sewing on Industrial Sewing Machine (50 hours)

TOTAL: $790.00 with Savings: - $95.00 Cost After Savings: $695.00

Sewing on the Industrial Machine & Designing Your Own Clothes Bundle

EXPERIENCE MORE FASHION (FOR LESS)

The courses will teach you to use an industrial machine in order for you to create amazing pieces. Learn the technique and how to use the machine and its different tools and styles to enrich your creation. Make basic clothing pieces, like the pants or skirt you have always want to have on.

Courses Included
Sewing on the Industrial Sewing Machine (06/11 – 06/15)
Designing Your Own Clothes (6/25-6/29)
MTuWThF - 9:00-3:00 pm

Instant Savings $95.00

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Sewing on the Industrial Machine & Designing Your Own Clothes (50 hours)

TOTAL: $790.00 with Savings: - $95.00 Cost After Savings: $695.00

Surface Design and Printing & Designing Your Own Clothes Bundle

EXPERIENCE MORE FASHION (FOR LESS)

If you want to find out how designers use simple lines to translate complex fashion designs, then these are the classes for you. In the class you will learn how to design basic clothing pieces. You will be using Adobe Illustrator in the class to achieve the best design through this amazing design software.

Courses Included
Surface Design and Printing (6/18-6/22)
Designing Your Own Clothes (6/25-6/29)
MTuWThF - 9:00-3:00 pm

Instant Savings $95.00

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Surface Design and Printing & Designing Your Own Clothes (50 hours)

TOTAL: $790.00 with Savings: - $95.00 Cost After Savings: $695.00

  1. PLA (Prior Learning Assessment) to Credit Program - students can opt to take the iCBE Institutional Credit by Exam for the Textile and CAD series and earn real college credits toward the Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising Programs. For more information, please contact the Fashion Institute