Evening Classes

Whitecliffe is hosting a series of evening classes in 2022.

The School of Fashion and Sustainability will be offering various evening classes in fashion and jewellery.

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Key dates

September 2022 Intake 14 • 09 • 22

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Duration

Evening Classes in Auckland

Qualification

Evening Classes

Costs

Costs are stated with each class

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Evening Classes Course Outline

The School of Fashion and Sustainability will be offering various evening classes in fashion and jewellery.

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Fashion: Creative Visible Mending and Garment Repair

Creative Visible Mending and Garment Repair

  • Start Date: 5th October 2022
  • Duration: 10 weeks. 1 class per week, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Fees: $450
  • Requirements: Students are encouraged to bring their own garments in for repair in the final 5 weeks of the course. Participants can bring in their own needles, fabric, thread, and thimble if they wish, however materials will be provided.

This course focuses on the art of visible garment repairs. Participants will engage in creative exercises to learn and develop hand-sewing techniques for garment mending applications. Repair techniques will include, patching, Sashiko-inspired hand stitching and darning. Students will complete the course empowered with the skills to creatively repair their own garments. Classes in the final weeks will focus on repair sessions, where skills learned throughout the course will be applied to damaged garments, to celebrate longevity and the beauty of use.

This class will be taught by Whitecliffe BFA Fashion Design Graduate Jessica Jay. Since graduating in 2018, Jess has worked across diverse roles in the local fashion industry extending her skills in garment sampling, construction and pattern making. In 2021, Jess established her own business, Reparation Studio, specialising in artisanal garment repairs and alterations.

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Jess Jay

Fashion: Creative Fashion Building Blocks

Creative Fashion Building Blocks

  • Start Date: 5th October 2022
  • Duration: 10 weeks. 1 class per week, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Fees: $450

This course offers insight into industry standards of garment construction, with students taken through the complete process of creating one selected garment for their own keeping. The lessons will work chronologically through the stages of pattern making, from correctly calculating measurements to producing patterns, to cutting and sewing the final garment. Through this 10-week course, students will learn crucial precepts of garment construction, aiming to equip them with a baseline understanding of fashion fundamentals. This course is great for anyone wanting to begin their journey into fashion, and who wishes to understand preliminary patternmaking skills that they can apply to further their own creative voice.

This class will be taught by Leonard Hill.

Leonard is a third-year fashion student, having studied a Certificate in Apparel and Fashion Technology in 2019 before beginning his study in the Bachelor of Sustainable Fashion Design. He is skills focussed, with well-rounded technical knowledge in dress-making and foundational tailoring. Leonard's practise is often experimental, his works merging classical dressmaking with contemporary media, such as 3D printing. He is passionate about teaching and excited to engage with the next generation of fashion makers.

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Leonard

Fashion: Fashion Illustration

Fashion Illustration

  • Start Date: 26th October 2022
  • Duration: 4 weeks. 1 class per week, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Fees: $200

Whether art is your career or your hobby, learn how to illustrate your favourite runway looks. If you want to reclaim your creativity, and learn how to paint with confidence, as a complete beginner, or for an artist who wants to sharpen their current skills with new ones, this class is for you. This class will give you the tools and confidence to bring your fashion dreams to life. You will learn how to draw a fashion figure, proportions, faces, hairstyles, render using watercolours, how to draw clothes, and a lot more.

So come along and craft a stylish illustration that stands out.

This class will be taught by Nalini Nalini

As a New Zealand registered secondary and tertiary tutor, Nalini has extensive experience ranging from teaching fashion drawing and illustration to designing and marketing her garments. She works in various mediums including acrylics, oils, and watercolours.

All material is provided though you're welcome to bring your own.

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Nalini

Jewellery: Learn to Make Jewellery

Learn to Make Jewellery

  • Start Date: 5th October 2022
  • Duration: 10 weeks. 1 class per week, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Fees: $525
  • *Does not include cost for gemstone setting and/or casting, which is variable and depends on each student’s specific project.
  • Requirements: Please bring a bib apron (every week), wear closed-toe shoes, and tie up long hair.

Experience the wonderful world of making jewellery.

Head straight into making jewellery right from the first night. Your tutor will teach you how to use a wide selection of tools and a range of manufacturing techniques. You will learn to make standard pieces as well as your own customised designs.

This class will be taught by Aimee Bradley.

Aimee is an enthusiastic, bubbly and friendly person and competent jewellery professional. She is working as a Production Jeweller in one of New Zealand’s leading Jewellery companies.

She is looking forward to seeing you in her class.

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Aimee Bradley

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