Welcome to "The Runway Series" 2018

SPRING SEASON of classes at ArtReach, where students learn

EVERYTHING FASHION!!


Located in our big, beautiful, bright studio,

students from age 5 to 17 will have the opportunity to illustrate, design, and sew

their own concepts, clothing, and

accessories, in a magical environment that teaches students how to create their own brand, with each student displaying their work in an end of season fashion show!


Please note that you must register for all classes and workshops regardless of a fee. Instruction and supplies are included in the fee,

including the dress forms (large and small, depending on your class).  All classes and workshops are open to all ages, unless specified.  Visiting Artist fees are included, as are any maker fees and field trip fees. 

















































THE 2019 SPRING SEASON


RUNWAY COUTURE 

This is the class our program was founded on! 10 weeks of FASHION that incorporates Illustration, Design, Fabric Draping, Hand and Machine Sewing, with each designer creating a collection of illustrated and built-out fashion designs,, a COUTURE outfit on a professional dressmakers form, one textile/accessory (purse, bag, etc.), one piece of jewelry and SO MUCH MORE!


THE CLASSES


Runway Couture

The class our program was founded on, each designer will hand sew, machine sew, create a collection of fashion illustrations, a piece of jewelry, and a couture dress form which will all go home with the designer after the show.

Saturdays, March 9th - Saturday, May 11th,  Ages 5yrs - 9yrs — 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Ages 10yrs - 17yrs — 3:00pm - 4:30pm


Decade Couture
Choose a decade sketch and design a couture form, sew an accessory, and get ready to walk the runway!

Saturdays, March 23rd - Saturday, May 11th,

Ages 8yrs - 12yrs — 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ages 13yrs - 17yrs — 3:00pm - 4:30pm


Holiday Couture
White taffeta Christmas, Pastel Easter Parade, FUN 4th of July! Choose your holiday and with inspiration from throughout the years you will sketch and design the dress of your dreams!

Saturdays, March 23rd - Saturday, May 11th,
Ages 8yrs - 12yrs — 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ages 13yrs - 17yrs — 3:00pm - 4:30pm


Suffregette Costume Couture
Abby Kelley Foster, Lucy Burns, and so many like minded women paved the way for young women of today. What did they wear to get the word out? Learn the history of women's rights, textiles, and the impact Worcester and fashion had on the country by sketching and designing your own couture form.
Saturdays,
March 30th - Saturday, May 11th,
Ages 8yrs - 12yrs — 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ages 13yrs - 17yrs — 3:00pm - 4:30pm


THEATRE, DINING, DENHOLM'S, I DO!

Designing the History of How Worcester Shopped.
When Denholm's was THE place to shop for a night out at the theatre, dinner and cocktails, and wedding attire for the big day. Learn the history of design in Worcester and re-create it into your own Worcester inspired couture.
Saturdays, March 30th - Saturday, May 11th,
Ages 8yrs - 12yrs — 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ages 13yrs - 17yrs — 3:00pm - 4:30pm


Wednesday Afternoon Is FASHION Afternoon
Wednesday afternoons in the studio are FASHION afternoons. In this 6 week class you will have the opportunity to hand sew, machine sew, illustrate, and design a couture fashion on a 22" dress form. All of which you will take home with you afyer our runway show on Saturday, May 11th. 
Wednesdays, April 3rd - Wednesday, May 8th,
Ages 5yrs - 10yrs — 4:15pm - 5:30pm

This season our Runway Fashion Show will be held on Saturday, May 11th, from 2pm - 4pm at The Worcester Historical Museum, Invitation and details to follow.


FASHION POP-UPS


This Season The ART of FASHION will be hosting several "Runway Show-Stopping" pop-up events for all ages that will be an important part of the show. Watch for our Facebook Event Pages for all of the details.


Current Events Include:


​• Punk Rock of Ages Fashion Night - April 13th

• Polar Park Fashion Night - April 20th

• Hot Night In The City Fashion Challenge - April 27th

• City of Seven Hills Fashion Challenge - April 27th


















 


  







  


 

   



 







THERunway SERIES

FASHION DESIGN CLASSES

REGISTER & PAY ONLINE NOW!


FASHION REGISTRATION FORM — YOU MUST COMPLETE THIS FORM AND PAY THE CLASS FEE (IF APPLICABLE) TO COMPLETE YOUR REGISTRATION.

In this, our `0th Season of The ART of FASHION: Worcester 100 A Century of Style, our theme celebrates the 100th anniversary of a woman's right to vote, the women of Worcester who were part of that history, our roots as a mill town, textiles, design, Denholm's, Paris, trends, fads, and the foundations of what gives Worcester it's style!


Join us in the studio on Saturday, March 2nd from 3:30pm to 5pm for an introduction to our Spring season. ALL CLASSES ARE FREE!! All materials, fabrics, trims, field trips, guest speakers, etc. are FREE and included as part of the class. We are asking that each returning Fashion Designer bring a large or small form (whichever they prefer) from another season to the studio to work on.  If you are a new student and do not have a form, or a returning student who would like a new form, there will be a charge of $10 (22" form) or $20 (large form) charge, payable at the studio on the first day of your class.