Fashion Design


The Fashion Design course exposes students to all aspects of the textile and apparel industries. Students will be expected to develop an understanding of the fashion industry with an emphasis on design and construction. Lessons include Sketching for Fashion, Pattern Making, Portfolio Development and much more.


Lyndsie Frost
Ready-to-Wear Buyer, Malouf's

Shara Konechny
Owner, Piper Boutique

Rachel Anderson, M.F.A.
Assistant Professor, Department of Apparel Design & Manufacturing, College of Human Services, Texas Tech University

Robin Buerger
Wardrobe & Costume Manager, Fireside Theater

SAMPLE LESSON | Introduction to Fashion

Each lesson includes media-rich presentations, a pre-made lesson plan, assessments and engaging real-world projects and activities. To get an idea of what iCEV offers, explore the sample lesson and resources below.


  • Introduction to Fashion
  • The Fashion Industry    
  • The Laws of Fashion      
  • Ethics in Business          
  • Garment Encyclopedia  
  • Fashions of Yesterday & Today    
  • Elements & Principles of Personal Style          
  • Basic Apparel      
  • The Basics of Clothing Care      
  • The Essentials of Wardrobe Planning
  • Principles of Apparel Design    
  • A Closer Look at Textiles           
  • Sketching for Fashion    
  • Patternmaking Basics    
  • Draping Fundamentals
  • Sewing & Pressing Techniques  
  • Math in Fashion Design
  • Technology & Fashion Design   
  • Developing a Fashion Product  
  • Fashion Portfolio Development