Fashion Design for Kids: Skill-Building Activities for Future Fashion Designers (Paperback)
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A fabulously fun guide to fashion design for kids ages 8 to 12
Calling all future fashionistas! Fashion Design for Kids is here to teach you everything you need to know about the exciting world of fashion design, like coming up with ideas, sketching clothes, and creating your very own Fashion Week collection!
What makes Fashion Design for Kids stand out on the runway and from other fashion design books:
- Fashion design 101—You'll be ready to take the fashion world by storm with a foundation in the basics: learn what a fashion designer does, how to choose fabrics, how clothes are produced, and so much more.
- Creativity-boosting, no-sew exercises—No need to thread the needle just yet as these skill-building exercises, like coming up with cool, new names for classic colors and creating a fashion mood board, can be done in the book.
- An inclusive approach—This book includes gender-neutral activities geared toward all creative kids who love fashion.
Fashion Design for Kids is a must-have guide for aspiring fashion designers who want to bring their ideas—and maybe even their own fashion brand—to life!
About the Author
KERRI QUIGLEY is the founder of The Fashion Class, a sewing and fashion design school for children in New York City. After attending Parsons School of Design and working in the fashion industry, she opened her studio, where she helps kids find their inner fashionista and create real clothing. Visit her online at TheFashionClass.com.
“I've been working with Kerri Quigley on different projects throughout the years and am thrilled to endorse Fashion Design for Kids. Kerri is incredibly skilled in the fashion industry. The mix between quirky and fun activities to help engage the reader, with important information about balance and silhouettes, is enough to make any parent want this book in front of their child ASAP!” —Alexa Curtis, creator of lifestyle website and podcast Life Unfiltered with Alexa Curtis
“I have seen firsthand the joy and development that Kerri Quigley’s students achieve through her mentoring. Now young entrepreneurs and fashionistas can have access to this knowledge and bring their dreams to reality through this fantastic book. Kerri’s new book has made it very simple to develop and bring your own fashion brand to life. Readers will learn step by step how to develop and create their own fashion collections like professional designers! I have no doubt that this will inspire many to have successful careers in fashion, I will be looking for their future designs on the runway at NYFW!” —Brittany Mason, National Director of Miss Universe Ireland
“Kerri Quigley's Fashion Design for Kids is a must-have for all aspiring designers!” —Emily Blumenthal, author of Handbag Designer 101 and founder of The Handbag Awards
“Kerri is a Parsons School of Design graduate and has brought high-end design to our fingertips. This book is the first of its kind and is exactly what any mini-fashionista needs to get their creative juices flowing. It teaches the different aspects to design and challenges them after each section to put those new skills into play. Plus, I love that she teaches fashion sketching and lets kids use their imagination to create an entire Fashion Week collection! It's fun and exciting... everything that fashion is all about!” —Mary Wassner, creator of Downtown Chic Moms