You’re Invited! FIDM Invites DECA Members to our Fall Events

FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising invites DECA members to its upcoming fall events. Enhance your design skills and preview our curriculum at one of the FIDM Workshops, Intro-to-FIDM classes, and Open House events.

FIDM Open House

See for yourself what it's like to be a student at FIDM when you attend an open house on any of our four California campuses. From the inspiring libraries and study spaces to the state-of-the industry classrooms, the environment is overflowing with creativity. You'll be able to meet with students, grads, and admissions advisors and get all your questions answered. There's no better way to find out if FIDM is the right college for you.


Saturday, November 16
Check in at 11:00 a.m.


All FIDM Campuses in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and San Francisco. For more information, click here.

Sew Like a Designer

Learn basic sewing with a professional twist as we guide you through the process of making a skirt. This workshop is offered on all four of our campuses on various dates from December through April 2014. In just one day you will:

  • Create a skirt and incorporate some of your own design ideas.
  • See how designers and product developers take a basic industry pattern and create a variety of designs.
  • Learn professional sewing techniques that you can practice at home.
  • Learn how to use a serger, an industry sewing machine, to create finished seams, edges, and hems.
  • Experience FIDM's unique resources and inspiring environment.
  • Get the inside scoop on the latest fashion trend resources that designers use to inspire them.

For more information, click here.

Intro to FIDM Class: Knitwear Design, Intro to Machine Knitting

Learn the basics of machine knitting and get a glimpse of the possibilities of knit development using unique combinations of yarn colors and textures. Learn how to cast on and off the knitting machine, control tension and change colors. 


December 7, 2013
10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: FIDM Los Angeles (919 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles CA, 90015)

For more information, click here.

Workshop: Putting Imagination on Display, Visual Communications

Have you ever seen a window display that compels you to enter a store? That's the power of visual communication. As this workshop, you'll work with a group to mock design a visually appealing window display for a variety of stores. The challenge is to find a creative way to showcase your product. 


December 14, 2013

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

FIDM San Diego
350 Tenth Avenue, 3rd Floor
San Diego CA, 92101

For more information, click here.

Can't visit us? FIDM may be coming to you. Check FIDM's events calendar to see when we may be in your area.

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