Learn How to Become a Fashion Designer

Welcome to FFW, where students 6-18 learn how to design and sew their own clothes.

Kids Fashion Design Classes at Fashion First WorkshopsOur teens and kids fashion design classes online and in-person take place right after school and on the weekends at various locations.

Fashion First Workshops, headquartered in Plainfield NJ, offers these classes throughout the year in 6-8 week sessions, 1 1/2 to 2 hour classes: Fall l, Fall ll, Winter l, Winter ll and Spring.

We also offer workshops seasonally throughout the year on school holidays. Now anyone can learn how to become a fashion designer.

And don't forget to enroll in Fashion Summer Camp when school's out!

Recap of our sewing classes

  • ages 6-18 all welcome
  • no sewing experience necessary
  • all supplies included as well as use of our sewing machines
  • students take home the project they created
  • all students help plan and set up for their very own fashion runway show, where
  • the students model their design! All are welcome.
  • beginners welcome, classes indicate the skill level needed to register for the class.
  • read all class policies prior to registration
  • have fun learning how to become a fashion designer!

Upcoming Kids Fashion Design Classes

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Design and Create a Jersey Twist Top show details + $200.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Design and Create a Jersey Twist Top 
    January 13, 2021 - March 3, 2021
    4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Design and Create a Jersey Twist Top  Location: Madison Community House  25 Cook Ave., Madison NJ  Wednesdays for 8 weeks, Jan. 13th, 20th, 27th, Feb. 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, & Mar. 3rd (March 10th as weather makeup date)  4:15-5:15 p.m. (Earlier Class ages 7-10)  No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Cost: $200 (includes fabrics, trims, (more…)

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Design and Create a Shawl Cardigan show details + $200.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Design and Create a Shawl Cardigan 
    January 13, 2021 - March 3, 2021
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Design and Create a Shawl Cardigan  Location: Madison Community House  25 Cook Ave., Madison NJ  Wednesdays for 8 weeks, Jan. 13th, 20th, 27th, Feb. 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, & Mar. 3rd (March 10th as weather makeup date)  5:30-6:30 p.m. (Later Class ages 10-17)  No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Cost: $200 (includes fabrics, trims, and (more…)

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Private group lessons for beginners show details + $262.50 (USD)   Sold Out

  • Private group lessons for beginners 
    January 14, 2021 - March 4, 2021
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Private group lessons for beginners  Fashion Sewing PJ Bottoms and more…..   Location: Thursday morning club in Madison 25 Cook Ave Madison Nj   Thursdays 4:00-5:30 January 14, 21 no class Jan 28 February 4, 11, 18, 25 March 4 (weather day March 11) 7 weeks cost per student is $262.50 includes 1.5 hour class, (more…)

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Design and Create a Jersey Twisted Topshow details + $200.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Design and Create a Jersey Twisted Top
    January 14, 2021 - March 4, 2021
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Design and Create a Twisted Top   Location: 425 E Broad st., Westfield NJ   Thursdays for 8 weeks, Jan. 14th, 21st, 28th, Feb. 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th March 4 (March 11th as weather makeup date) 4:30-5:30 p.m. (Later Class ages 9-17)   No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.   Cost: $200 (includes fabrics, trims, (more…)

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February 22-April 5 Private group lessons for beginnersshow details + $260.00 (USD)   Sold Out

  • February 22-April 5 Private group lessons for beginners
    February 22, 2021 - April 5, 2021
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Private group lessons for beginners Fashion Sewing PJ Bottoms and more…..   Location: Thursday morning club in Madison 25 Cook Ave Madison Nj   Mondays 3:30-5:00 Feb 22. March 1, 8,15, 29, and April 5 (no class on March 22) 6 weeks cost per student is $240 + $20 fabric fee = $260. Includes 1.5 (more…)

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Free TicketMarch 11th-April 1st Private Lesson For Beginners (Part 2)show details + $140.00 (USD)  

  • March 11th-April 1st Private Lesson For Beginners (Part 2)
    March 11, 2021 - April 1, 2021
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Private group lessons for beginners Fashion Sewing PJ Top to Match PJ Bottoms!   Location: Thursday morning club in Madison 25 Cook Ave Madison Nj   Thursdays 4:00-5:30 March 11th, 18th, 25th, & April 1st (4 Weeks) 4 weeks cost per student is $140 includes 1.5 hour class, the rental of the space, the fabric, (more…)

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Design and Create the Peasant Top (Beginner)show details + $200.00 (USD)  

  • Design and Create the Peasant Top (Beginner)
    April 8, 2021 - June 3, 2021
    3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Design and Create the Peasant Top (Beginner) Location: Westfield Recreation 425 E Broad St. Westfield, NJ  Thursdays for 8 weeks, April 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, May 6th, 13th, 20th, June 3rd 3:15-4:15 p.m. (Earlier Class grades 2nd-5th)  No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Cost: $200 (includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as well as use (more…)

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April 8th-June 3rd Design and Create the Peasant Top (Advanced)show details + $200.00 (USD)  

  • April 8th-June 3rd Design and Create the Peasant Top (Advanced)
    April 8, 2021 - June 3, 2021
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Design and Create the Peasant Top (Advanced) Location: Westfield Recreation 425 E Broad St. Westfield, NJ  Thursdays for 8 weeks, April 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, May 6th, 13th, 20th, June 3rd 4:30-5:30 p.m. (Later Class grades 4th+)  This class is for our more advanced students who have either taken our sewing class before or who (more…)

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April 14th-May 12th East Brunswick/St. Barts Peasant Top (Beginner)show details + $225.00 (USD)  

  • April 14th-May 12th East Brunswick/St. Barts Peasant Top (Beginner)
    April 14, 2021 - May 12, 2021
    2:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Design and Create the Peasant Top (Beginner) Location: Built By Me, East Brunswick 150 Tices Ln, Ste C East Brunswick, NJ 08816 Wednesdays for 5 weeks, April 14th, 21st, 28th, May 5th, 12th (May 19th as a weather day) 2:15-3:45pm. (Earlier Class grades 2nd-5th) No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes. Cost: $225 (includes fabrics, trims, and (more…)

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April 14th-May 12th East Brunswick/St. Barts Peasant Top (Advanced Beginner)show details + $225.00 (USD)  

  • April 14th-May 12th East Brunswick/St. Barts Peasant Top (Advanced Beginner)
    April 14, 2021 - May 12, 2021
    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Design and Create the Peasant Top (Advanced Beginner) Location: Built By Me, East Brunswick 150 Tices Ln, Ste C East Brunswick, NJ 08816 Wednesdays for 5 weeks, April 14th, 21st, 28th, May 5th, 12th (May 19th as a weather day) 4:00-5:30pm. Later Class (***Advanced Beginners*** This class is for designers with experience in sewing with a machine (more…)

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Design and Create the Peasant Top (Beginner)show details + $200.00 (USD)  

  • Design and Create the Peasant Top (Beginner)
    April 14, 2021 - June 2, 2021
    4:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Design and Create the Peasant Top (Beginner) Location: Madison Community House  25 Cook Ave., Madison NJ  Wednesdays for 8 weeks, April 14th, 21st, 28th, May 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, June 2nd. 4:15-5:15 p.m. (Earlier Class grades 2nd-5th)  No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Cost: $200 (includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as well as use (more…)

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Design and Create the Peasant Top (Advanced)show details + $200.00 (USD)  

  • Design and Create the Peasant Top (Advanced)
    April 14, 2021 - June 2, 2021
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Design and Create the Peasant Top (Advanced Beginner) Location: Madison Community House  25 Cook Ave., Madison NJ  Wednesdays for 8 weeks, April 14th, 21st, 28th, May 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, June 2nd. 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Later Class grades 4th +)  This class is for our more advanced students who have either taken our sewing class before (more…)