fashion design & sewing classes

Fashion changes, but style endures.

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The Best in Fashion and Sewing Instruction

Factory Fashion courses and workshops offer something for every level of sewing-inclined maker. Experts from retail designers to New York’s Broadway wardrobe stylists guide your progress for the highest quality instruction. Every program closes with a full tech finale fashion show.

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Basic Sewing Curriculum/Classes

For our students that want to focus solely on learning to sew on machines, learn to hand sew, and learn how to read and use patterns. This program also includes five levels of instruction. 

Fashion & Design Curriculum/Classes

Our fashion, design, and sewing programs focus on providing the tools for creation and execution. We offer classes and workshops to youth-adults to explore and provide the skills to design and sew.

This program includes classes beginning with parent and child experiences and graduating through five levels..

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Latin Fashion Week Colorado

Fashion Design + Sewing Program
presented by Factory Fashion and LFWC

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Design and sew a modern collection inspired by fabrics and clothing in Mexican culture.
Final designs will be worn at Latin Fashion Week Colorado in September!

DATES / TIME

Classes: Wednesdays, July 13th – September 7th, 5PM – 7PM
Open Sewing Labs: Tuesdays, July 9th – August 30th (optional)

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $350

Scholarships available.

Registration / Purchase

Denver Fashion Week

Denver Fashion Week Program – Starting August 2022!

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Students work in small groups to design, sew/construct, and fully realize a look that will be worn by a professional youth model in Denver Fashion Week.

DATES / TIME

Classes: Tuesdays, August 23rd – November 8th, 5PM – 7PM
Denver Fashion Week: November 12th – 20th

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $375

All sales are final.

REQUIREMENTS

Students must have the following skills to participate: Ability to thread a Brother 3850 machine; Basic sewing machine skills; Ability to sew and rip a seam.

Students may obtain these skills by attending private lessons.

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NEW FALL CLASSES – Starting September 2022!

mondays

Ages 6 - 7

Little Sewers Dog Blankets & Fashion

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Intro instruction to hand and machine sewing.

DATES / TIME

Mondays, September 12th – October 17th, 4PM – 5PM
Duration: 6 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $120

All sales are final.

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Ages 6 - 7

Little Sewers Scarves & Hats

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Instruction to hand and machine sewing to create your own accessories.

DATES / TIME

Mondays, October 24th – November 28th, 4PM – 5PM
Duration: 6 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $120

All sales are final.

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Ages 6 - 7

Little Sewers – Holiday Gifts

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Create a simple holiday gift loved ones will enjoy.

DATES / TIME

Mondays, December 5th – December 12th, 4PM – 5PM
Duration: 2 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $45

All sales are final.

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Ages 8+

Fashion IllustrationBasic-Advanced Illustration/Fashion Figures

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn to communicate fashion ideas with illustration, drawing and painting (also known as Fashion sketching).

DATES / TIME

Mondays, September 12th – October 17th, 5:30PM – 7PM
Duration: 6 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $150

All sales are final.

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Ages 8+

Fashion IllustrationStyles & Mediums – Deco, Paper Fashion

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn to communicate fashion ideas with illustration, drawing and painting (also known as Fashion sketching).

DATES / TIME

Mondays, October 24th – November 28th, 5:30PM – 7PM
Duration: 6 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $150

All sales are final.

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Ages 10+

Costume Design PippinCircus Costumes

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Create costume pieces and accessories for a fall production at Factory Five Five.

DATES / TIME

Mondays, September 12th – October 17th, 5PM – 7PM
Duration: 6 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $240

All sales are final.

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Ages 8+

Costume Design PippinFrozen Accessories & Small Pieces

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Create costume pieces and accessories for a fall production at Factory Five Five.

DATES / TIME

Mondays, October 24th – November 28th, 5PM – 7PM
Duration: 6 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $240

All sales are final.

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tuesdays

Ages 10+

Textile Tuesdays Fabric Print Design I-II

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Create your own prints and print them on fabric!

DATES / TIME

Tuesdays, September 6th – September 27th, 5PM – 7PM
Duration: 4 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $160

All sales are final.

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Ages 10+

Textile Tuesdays Fabric Painting

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn to paint prints and designs on fabric.

DATES / TIME

Tuesdays, October 4th – October 25th, 5PM – 7PM
Duration: 4 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $160

All sales are final.

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Ages 8+

Shibori Dyeing Technique

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Shibori is a Japanese dyeing technique that typically involves folding, twisting or bunching cloth and binding it, then dyeing it.

DATES / TIME

Tuesdays, November 1st – November 8th, 5PM – 7PM
Duration: 2 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $125

All sales are final.

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Ages 8+

Shoe Painting

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Shoe Painting (embellish & customize your own shoes) Bring in your new or beaten up shoes to customize to your desire! Using paints & other embellishments, give your soles some soul!

DATES / TIME

Tuesday, November 15th, 5PM – 8PM
Duration: 1 day

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $60

All sales are final.

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Ages 10+

Social Fashion Design

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Work in small groups to create and sew a piece that addresses a social issue.

DATES / TIME

Tuesdays, September 6th -November 15th, 5PM – 7PM
Duration: 10 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $350

All sales are final.

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Ages 8+

Drag Tween/Teen The Lewk

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn basic techniques to create your perfect “Lewk” using non-traditional fabrics and embellishments.

DATES / TIME

Tuesdays, September 6th -September 27th, 5PM – 7PM
Duration: 4 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $160

All sales are final.

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Ages 8+

Drag Tween/Teen The Lewk

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn basic techniques to create your perfect “Lewk” using non-traditional fabrics and embellishments.

DATES / TIME

Tuesdays, October 4th -October 25th, 5PM – 7PM
Duration: 4 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $160

All sales are final.

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wednesdays

Ages 6 - 7

Little Sewers Dog Blankets & Fashion

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Intro instruction to hand and machine sewing.

DATES / TIME

Wednesdays, September 14th – October 19th, 4PM – 5PM
Duration: 6 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $120

All sales are final.

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Ages 6 - 7

Little Sewers Scarves & Hats

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Instruction to hand and machine sewing to create your own accessories.

DATES / TIME

Wednesdays, October 26th – November 30th, 4PM – 5PM
Duration: 6 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $120

All sales are final.

Sign Up / Purchase

Ages 6 - 7

Little Sewers – Holiday Gifts

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Create a simple holiday gift loved ones will enjoy.

DATES / TIME

Wednesdays, December 7th – December 14th, 4PM – 5PM
Duration: 2 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $45

All sales are final.

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Ages 8+

Fashion & Design – Levels 1 – 3

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn the basics of sewing and design in this Intro to Level 3 course.

DATES / TIME

Wednesdays, September 7th – November 9th, 5PM – 7PM
Duration: 10 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $350

All sales are final.

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thursdays

Ages 16+

Adult Open Lab

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Bring a project to work on or come to learn topics that are presented in class. (Instructors are available to assist you).
September Topics: Basic Skills & Sewing Machine Maintenance
October Topics: Basic Assembly & Seams
November Topics: How to Read Patterns

DATES / TIME

Thursdays, September 8th – November 17th, 5PM – 8PM
Duration: Ongoing

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $20/per day

All sales are final.

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sundays

Ages 11+

Tween/Teen Winter Formal 20s Formal Dance

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Create a formal to wear to our finale formal dance!

DATES / TIME

Sundays, September 11th – October 30th, 1PM – 3PM
Duration: 8 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $320 / includes 1 ticket to formal dance

All sales are final.

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Ages 8+

Fashion & Design – Levels 1 – 3

CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn the basics of sewing and design in this Intro to Level 3 course.
Students will showcase their work in a finale fashion show.

DATES / TIME

Sundays, September 11th – November 13th, 1PM – 3PM
Duration: 10 weeks

LOCATION

Factory Fashion is located at the Stanley Marketplace.

COST: $350

All sales are final.

Sign Up / Purchase

Additional Courses & Programs

Drag Queen Program

Make your own mark on drag history. Transform into your beautiful best in Factory Fashion’s Drag Tween/Teen Program. You’ll put your fiercest fashions forward on the catwalk after learning upcycle techniques and corset making. And to complete the lewk, you’ll discover the secrets of make-up application, hair stacking, and the proper care and fitting of wigs. Students will enjoy this program’s immersive elements of creation. Programs are available for youth through adults. Our goal is to be a safe haven for anyone looking to explore and find their first drag family.

specialty courses

Professional Make-Up Instruction
Professional Models & Photographers
Speciality Workshops
Holiday-themed Classes
Field Trips

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