Fashion Design

The Murrell Dobbins CTE HS Fashion Design program


The course of study will include:

  • Garment Construction
  •   Fabric and Fabric Care
  • Patternmaking and Design
  • Draping
  • Color Theory and Design
  • Textile Fibers and Fabrics
  • Apparel Manufacturing
  • Principles in Clothing Construction I and II
  • Fitting and Alterations of Ready­to­Wear Garments
  • Custom Tailoring
  • Clothing Maintenance
  • Apparel and Textile Merchandising

Career Opportunities: Fashion Designer, Tailor, Retail Buyer, Merchandiser, Fashion Blogger/Writer, Costume Maker, Interior Designer

Certifications: Pennsylvania Skills Certificate Program Requirements: Student Sewing Kit ($130)

Graduation Requirements: Meet SDP graduation requirements

College Advanced Credits: Upon successful completion of this program of study, qualified students can receive college credit through specially designed articulation agreements. Participating institutions are the Art Institute of Philadelphia and Penn College of Technology.