Fashion Design Workshops

The time and place to roll up one's sleeves and put the passion for design to work is here.

Every January, March, and August, SoFA Design Institute offers 4 to 8-session modules on Fashion and Interior Design. Whether for initial or complementary training, participants expand their skills in varied design and technical disciplines.

COURSES

SUMMER 2020 WORKSHOPS



MAKATI CAMPUS





Art for Relaxation


This one-of-a-kind creative learning experience utilizes an integrative approach in lowering physical and mental tension by using a combination of stress-relieving methods including meditation, stretching, art, mandalas, abstraction, and music. Participants, while in the process of relaxation, will learn how to effectively combine colors and techniques through basic color theory using a variety of media.


Schedule:

- Batch 1: April - May

- Batch 2: June - July


Tuition: PHP 9,500 (all modules) | PHP 1,500 (per session) *inclusive of basic materials; student may need to bring additional materials as needed





Fashion x Art: Workshop Series for Kids

The course provides an exciting and hands-on introduction to various forms, styles, media, and techniques in art and design with an edgy focus on fashion. Students will have the opportunity to dip their toes in the thrilling world of fashion and uncover the classical sophistication of art whilst enjoying different learning activities with a project completed after each module.


Schedule:

- Batch 1: April - May

- Batch 2: June - July

- MiniLab Campus: March - April


Tuition: PHP 9,500 (all modules) | PHP 2,500 (per module) *inclusive of materials





Fashion x Art: Workshop Series for Teens


The course provides an exciting and hands-on introduction to various forms, styles, media, and techniques in art and design with an edgy focus on fashion. Students will have the opportunity to dip their toes in the thrilling world of fashion and uncover the classical sophistication of art whilst enjoying different learning activities with a project completed after each module.


Schedule:

- Batch 1: April - May

- Batch 2: June - July

- MiniLab Campus: March - April


Tuition: PHP 9,500 (all modules) | PHP 2,500 (per module) *inclusive of materials



Fashion Construction

Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday | 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

- MODULE 1: July 6, 8 & 10

- MODULE 2: July 13, 15 & 17

- MODULE 3: July 20,22 & 24


Tuition: PHP 13,000 (all modules) | PHP 4,500 (per module)




Advanced Fashion Styling

Schedule: June 4 - July 23 | Thursday | 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 18,000




Shoe Design & Leather Crafting

Schedule: June 6 - July 11 | Saturday | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 12,500





Upcycling for Fashion

Schedule: June 2 - June 25 11 | Tuesday & Thursday | 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 12,500





Introductory Certificate in Makeup Techniques

This special introductory certificate course covers topics of both our Basic and Intermediate Makeup workshops. Students by the end of this course will have an intensive understanding on various makeup practices and trends.


Tuition: PHP 18,000





Bag Construction for Beginners

This course, consist of lecture and lab work covering mock-up, pattern making, material sourcing and bag construction. By the end of the course, students will have a basic knowledge of the bag-making process.

Schedule:

Batch 1: March 7 - June 13 | Saturday | 1:00 - 4:00PM

Batch 2: June 6 - July 25 | Saturday | 9:00 - 12:00 NN


Tuition: PHP 12,500





Basic Makeup

This course, held in partnership with MAC Cosmetics, will introduce students to make-up essentials. Students will learn straight from a MAC professional makeup artist about the building blocks of make-up application; from the tools, basic skincare, face shape, skin tone and proper application. Lastly, students will be introduced to the latest MAC makeup trends and will be taking a glimpse into various make up categories: editorial, bridal, theater, and film/commercial. The class experience will end with a guided MAC store visit.

Schedule:

Batch 2: May 5 - May 29 | Tuesday, Thursday & Friday | 6:00 - 9:00PM

Batch 3: June 16 - July 10 | Tuesday, Thursday & Friday | 6:00 - 9:00PM

Batch 4: July 7 - 31 | Tuesday, Thursday & Friday | 6:00 - 9:00PM


Tuition: PHP 10,000 (comes with a PHP 3,000 worth gift certificate from MAC Cosmetics)





Intermediate Makeup

In this next level course by MAC Cosmetics, students will take a more comprehensive look at various makeup categories. Participants will learn targeted makeup application techniques for runway shows, television, avant-garde editorials, and theater production. Students will likewise be taught the latest MAC trends that will keep their makeup practice fresh and industry-relevant. The workshop will close with a field day at a MAC store.

Schedule:

Batch 1: May 26 - June 19 | Tuesday, Thursday & Friday | 6:00 - 9:00PM

Batch 2: July 21 - August 14 | Tuesday, Thursday & Friday | 6:00 - 9:00PM

Tuition: PHP 10,000 (comes with a PHP 3,000 worth gift certificate from MAC Cosmetics)




Introduction to Fashion Construction

In this course, students will gain introductory knowledge and skills in illustration and finding design inspiration. They will likewise gain skills in pattern making, sewing, fabric cutting, finishing, fitting and embellishment, which will enable students to construct basic fashion pieces.

Schedule:

Batch 1: March 7 - July 11 | Saturday | 8:00 - 11:00 AM

Batch 2: May 5 - June 11 | Tuesday & Thursday | 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Batch 3: June 6 - August 1 | Saturday | 12:00 NN - 4:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 18,000




Fashion Styling

Fashion styling has emerged to be the new dream career for most young individuals who wish to dabble in the world of fashion. Knowing that the task of a fashion stylist goes beyond just putting together looks, students will learn professional ethics and presentation skills to further prepare them for future courses and eventually, the industry.

Schedule:

Batch 1: March 7 - June 13 | Saturday | 3:00 - 6:00 PM

Batch 2: May 5 - June 23 | Tuesday | 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Batch 3: June 30 - August 18 | Tuesday | 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 12,000




SoFA MiniLab CAMPUS




Clothing Construction

Schedule:

- Module 2: March 8 & 15 | Sunday | 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 3,500 per module | PHP 9,000 all modules




Introduction to Fashion Illustration

Schedule: March 4 - April 29 | Wednesday | 3:00 - 5:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 9,500




Introduction to Pattern Making & Sewing

The course will teach students basic skills in clothing construction such as how to take body measurements, and also pattern a half circle skirt and straight skirt. Participants will similarly be taught how to use and operate a sewing machine, and sew a half circle and straight skirt.

Schedule: March 23 - April 3 | Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 11:30 - 2:30 PM

Tuition: PHP 9,500




Intermediate Pattern Making & Sewing

Schedule: March 9 - 20 | Monday, Wednesday & Friday | 11:30 - 2:30 PM

Tuition: PHP 9,500




Introduction to Draping

Draping is a distinct approach to constructing and designing garments. It is through this discipline that fashion design enthusiasts learn to appreciate working with the dress form and derive designs from it. In this course, students will learn how different fabrics behave when they manipulate it on a 3-dimensional form.

Schedule: March 2 - March 23 | Mondays | 3:00 - 7:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 9,500





Intermediate Make-Up

In this next level course by MAC Cosmetics, students will take a more comprehensive look at various makeup categories. Participants will learn targeted makeup application techniques for runway shows, television, avant-garde editorials, and theater production. Students will likewise be taught the latest MAC trends that will keep their makeup practice fresh and industry-relevant. The workshop will close with a field day at a MAC store.


Schedule: April 8 & May 8 | Wednesday & Friday | 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 10,000 (comes with PHP 3,000 worth of gift certificates from MAC Cosmetics)





Arts & Design for Teens

Creating the next big thing in the fashion scene requires some familiarity with the technical skills of apparel production. Through this course, students will be introduced to the demanding process and unique talents that make high fashion possible.


Schedule: March 3 - April 16 | Tuesday & Thursday | 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 1,500 per session | PHP 15,000 for 14 sessions





Arts & Design for Kids

This interactive workshop serves as introduction to the world of design. The program introduces seven significant periods in history and their impact on today’s design world. The course will explore various forms of inspiration and enable students to translate inspiration into innovative products. Students will be guided in visual research in a nurturing and fun environment. They will be encouraged to experiment with techniques in developing their own design concepts. The workshop will conclude with a fashion exhibit displaying their creative output.


Schedule: March 3 - April 16 | Tuesday & Thursday | 11:00 - 1:30 PM

Tuition: PHP 1,500 per session | PHP 15,000 for 14 sessions




Basic Make-Up

This course, held in partnership with MAC Cosmetics, will introduce students to make-up essentials. Students will learn straight from a MAC professional makeup artist about the building blocks of make-up application; from the tools, basic skincare, face shape, skin tone and proper application. Lastly, students will be introduced to the latest MAC makeup trends and will be taking a glimpse into various make up categories: editorial, bridal, theater, and film/commercial. The class experience will end with a guided MAC store visit.


Schedule:

- Batch 2: March 4, 11, 18, 25 - April 25 | Wednesday & Friday | 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 10,000 (comes with PHP 3,000 worth of gift certificates from MAC Cosmetics)





Introduction to Fashion Design

This introductory program is designed to expose students to the creative side of the fashion industry. Students will glean an understanding of and proficiency in both the design and technical practice of fashion allowing them to become competent creative professionals.


Schedule: March 14 - April 25 | Saturday | 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Tuition: PHP 9,500





Certificate in Fashion Design

This course combines both the creative and technical skills required to jumpstart formal education in fashion design. This 3-subject program will educate participants in the basic principles of fashion design, techniques in fashion illustration, and rudimentary clothing construction.


Schedule:

- Introduction to Fashion Illustration: March 4 - April 29 | Wednesday | 3:00 - 5:00 PM

- Introduction to Fashion Design: March 14 - April 25 | Saturday | Saturday | 11:00 - 2:00 PM

- Introduction to Pattern Making & Sewing: March 9 - 20 | Mon, Wed & Fri | 11:30 - 2:30 PM


Tuition: PHP 25,000





Certificate in Clothing Construction

Schedule:

- Introduction to Pattern Making & Sewing: March 9 - 20 | Mon, Wed & Fri | 11:30 - 2:30 PM

- Introduction to Draping | March 2 - 23 | Monday | 1:00 - 5:00 PM


Tuition: PHP 18,500








Outcomes

Upon completing a workshop, students will gain introductory skills and knowledge that will serve as foundation for further education or personal practice.

Tuition

Tuition ranges from approximately PHP 7,500 to PHP 18,000 depending on the workshop topic and scope. Each workshop spans to about 4 - 8 weeks.

Applications open for S.Y. 2020-2021

Find some inspiration to navigate this new world. The next semester starts this August 2020.