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Chelsea, Manhattan
227 W 27th St
Btwn W 27th & W 26th St
New York, New York 10001
Actual Class Time: 6:20 PM - 9:10 PM
Course: TOT 103 Section: 55A
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this fashion design class:

Designing a collection starts with fabric knowledge. Learn how to identify different types of fabric, their uses and properties and how these effect your designs. A discussion of wholesale and retail fabric purchasing, fabric allocation and planning your sample fabric buy for your first prototypes.

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Check room postings in the lobby of Marvin Feldman Center (27th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue), by security (please tell security where you're going. Bring your order form to show.), or call the day of class for room locations: 212-217-8741 or 212-217-3334.

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Continuing and Professional Studies Refund Policy:

Courses canceled 24 business hours in advance can be fully refunded. Courses that have 2 sessions has 25% refund after first session. Courses that have 3 sessions has 50% refund after first session; No refund after second session. Courses that have 4 sessions will have 50% refund after first session and 25% refund after second session and no refund after third session. Courses that have 5 or more sessions has 75% refund after first session, 50% after second session and 25% after third session and no refund after fourth session.

Please note that there are no makeup sessions and it is highly recommended students attend all sessions of classes they sign up for. They are short, intensive courses and missing one day is missing a lot. 

Precollege Programs Refund Policy:

The $15 registration fee is not refundable.

The refund period ends prior to the second scheduled session of the class, in accordance with the following:

FIT Precollege Programs canceled the course due to low enrollment :
100% including registration fee

Withdrawal prior to the last day of registration :
100% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal prior to first day of class:
75% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal prior to second day of class:
50% exclusive of registration fee

Withdrawal thereafter:
No refund


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Reviews of Classes at Fashion Institute of Technology (843)

(843 Reviews)
Fabrics 101
Reviewed by Anonymous on 3/23/2019
Very informative!
Fabrics 101
Reviewed by Jane F. on 10/24/2018
Fabulous class; I learned a lot even though I know a bit about fabrics. The instructor was wonderful: interesting, prepared, relatable.
Fabrics 101
Reviewed by Anonymous on 10/18/2018
I loved the class! The teacher was very knowledgeable about the topic and did a great job explaining the material. The course was scheduled for three hours and ended early which is why I took away one star. It was so interesting that I wish it lasted longer! :)
Fabrics 101
Reviewed by Kelly P. on 7/4/2018
This class was a good basic class. I think it was more geared towards designers and home sewers as we discussed a lot of the ways to construct fabric, instead of the properties of the fabric itself, which i was I was looking for.
Fabrics 101
Reviewed by Jullian K. on 6/29/2018
Speaker was great, professional, and very informative. Her teaching style was very clear and direct. She was very generous with her time in answering questions and providing helpful tips.

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