Baltimore Design School - Fashion Design Program

Fashion your future.

We give budding fashion designers the tools to bring their ideas to life.

Learn more about our program and fashion as a career.

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Fashion

Fashion Design at BDS

Curriculum tailored to the needs of the modern student.

The Fashion Design (FD) Program at Baltimore Design School is a three-year CTE program which focuses on the study of the fashion and garment industry with emphasis on the fashion business, basics of design, careers within fashion and apparel design construction.

From sophomore to senior year, students develop a global view and weigh design decisions within the parameters of fashion as a business, cultural, technological, environmental, and socioeconomic contents.

Baltimore Design School - Fashion Design Program Curriculum

Fashion 101

Baltimore Design School - Fashion Design - Pattern Making
Pattern

In sewing and fashion design, a pattern is the template from which the parts of a garment are traced onto fabric before being cut out and assembled.

Baltimore Design School - Fashion Design - Draping
Draping

Draping for fashion design is the process of positioning and pinning fabric on a dress form to develop the structure of a garment design.

Baltimore Design School - Fashion Design - Tailoring
Tailoring

Tailoring is the art of designing, cutting, fitting, and finishing clothing.

A Day in the Life

What does a fashion designer do?

From sketching to draping, fashion designers take many steps to ensure the success of their designs.

Preparation

Research, planning, and sketching

A successful apparel design requires the proper planning and preparation to present a clear idea for the look.

Baltimore Design School - Fashion Designer Bishme Cromartie
Baltimore Design School - Fashion Designer Bishme Cromartie
Materials

Creating patterns and finding fabrics

The pattern and fabric are crucial elements to a successful design.

Execution

Sewing, tailoring, and showing on the runway

All of the preparation pays off when designers sew, tailor, and watch their designs shine on the runway.

Baltimore Design School - Fashion Designer Bishme Cromartie

Is fashion design the program for you?

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