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Technology at The VMCAD Fashion Design School


Fashion Design Resources

Becoming a great designer means learning from the best. Gaining the ability to see top designs and to understand how they were constructed will prepare students to make their own design decisions.  The Fashion Design Archives feature a collection of over 500 pieces of designer clothing dating back from the late nineteenth century to today. Unlike a museum where students can only look at the clothing from a distance, VMCAD students are able to handle these garments from the inside out. This allows design students to learn high-end couture techniques used by the world’s best designers.

Women’s Wear Daily magazine covers breaking news in the high-end fashion industry, a must have for all aspiring designers.

Sewing Machines

Studio Features:

  • Gerber software for CAD programs including Grading, Marker Making and Pattern Making
  • Photoshop CS3 and Illustrator CS3
  • Photography studio
  • Drafting tables
  • Janome sewing machines
  • Gravity feed irons
  • Mannequins for fitting and draping

WHAT YOU CAN LEARN AT VMCAD

FASHION DESIGN SUCCESS STORIES

“My experience at Virginia Marti College was wonderful. The instructors, the administrators, were really about business and teaching us how to become fashion designers and fashion merchandisers. You will get the best skills, in art, that you wouldn’t get from any other college in this state. I’ve seen the work that gets done and nothing can compare to this college.”

Josetta Belford, 2004 Owner, Sugar Foot
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