9 Crafting Couture

Year 9 Crafting Couture

Artistry Evolution: Level Up Your Crafty Game

What is this subject about:

Crafting Contour is a super cool subject where you get to dive into all sorts of artsy stuff beyond the usual Fine Arts! We’ll be exploring unique crafts like basket making, jewellery making, and playful print designs. It’s all about unleashing your creativity and trying out new things. Past projects include weaving, making hats (yes, you heard that right!), and creating awesome bags and clutches. Get ready to let your imagination run wild!

Why choose this subject?

Crafting Couture is all about unleashing your inner designer and mastering the art of fashion creation. From stitching to sketching, this course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to craft your own couture pieces while exploring the exciting realms of textile design, garment construction, and accessory creation. Potential excursions include; Top Arts, Top Design, National Gallery of Victoria, Geelong Tech School, Geelong Gallery, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art. Melbourne Design Week, Melbourne Fashion Week.

What are we studying?

Get ready to dive into a whirlwind of fabulous units! You’ll delve into the world of textiles, learn the fundamentals of fashion design, discover the magic of upcycling, explore historical fashion trends and known designers, and even dabble in the futuristic fusion of fashion and technology.

Where does this subject go?

Embark on a stylish journey through Year 9 to 12, paving your way to careers in fashion, product design, and beyond. Craft and Couture sets the stage for future pathways in Making and Exhibiting, Vis Comm or Art Creative Practice.

Careers & Pathways

By mastering Craft and Couture units, students can embark on diverse pathways within the fashion industry, including roles such as Fashion Designer, Textile Designer, Sustainability Specialist, Costume Designer, Accessory Designer, Fashion Illustrator, Fashion Marketer/Merchandiser, and Fashion Technologist, each offering unique opportunities to innovate and shape the future of fashion through design, sustainability, marketing, and technology.

So, are you ready to unleash your inner fashionista and make your mark in the world of style? Join us in Craft and Couture, where every stitch tells a story and creativity knows no bounds. Let’s turn your fashion dreams into reality! Potential excursions include; National Gallery of Victoria, Landscape Painting on site, Geelong Gallery, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art.