Fashion Design Essentials

Welcome to Fashion Design!
After being on an extended vacation, here we are back in the habit. I am excited to be back in the classroom, either face to face or virtual. I want to let you all know that I am ready to have fun and talk about FASHION.
So here is the ID for the fashion classes: 2nd period – 778 7335 6427 and 7th Period – 711 9027 3012
Also the best way to contact me is through my email:

Thank you,
Ms. Dalgé

Introduction to Fashion

Essent. Week 1

Intro to sketching


Fashion Critique

TeacherDaphne Dalge
Subject AreaFashion Design Essentials
Grade Level8th grade
Week #1st Quarter
Unit of InstructionAdvanced Fashion Design
Standard(s) Taught

– Review on fashion vocabulary

– Recap on the history of Fashion

– Major Fashion trends from the past decades

– Introduction to the Textile industry

– Sketching and illustration

– Fashion consumer

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

– Students will have knowledge of the major trends that have global impact in the fashion world.

– Students will know how to study trends.

– Students will be introduced to the world of Textile and have basic knowledge of most common fabric.

– Students will have a clear understanding of the relation of the Textile industry to fashion.

– Students will be having deeper sketching knowledge.

– Students will be able to understand the importance of marketing in fashion.

Classroom Activities

– Research on previous Fashion decades

– Illustration of collection of garments

– Documentaries on past trends

– Fabric manipulation in design

– Fashion Show critique

Assignments Due

Assignment 1 due the following class
– Students will answer questions on the last slide of the “Introduction to Fashion”

Assignment 2

– Student will freehand drawing some circles (about a quarter size) on a full of paper.

– Students will freehand drawing some oval circle (about a quarter size) on a full page of paper.

– Students will shade a sheet of paper from the darkest to the lightest.

Students must use regular #2 pencil for sketching and complete the entire page.
Students will finish the sketching assignment and turn it the following class.

– Innovative students will take picture of their assignment and email them to me at
– Face to face students will have the assignment on their sketch book.

PS: Students will do the assignments during the class period, but if they’re not done they will finish them as homework.

Additional Resources

Introduction to Fashion

Essent. Week 1

Intro to sketching

Fashion Critique