This course will bring your Browzwear skills to the next level. You will build on the basics you learned in Browzwear University and understand how to incorporate VStitcher into your overall design process. You will internalize good workflow techniques while learning to apply the software tools to real-world situations. You will follow along with an instructor-led project from start to finish, then apply those skills to your own portfolio-worthy project. You will learn to use blocks as your starting point for any design and employ VStitcher to visualize and innovate in real time.
How will you learn?The course is self-paced and includes a pre-assessment test, modules of interactive instruction based on videos, animations, practical exercises, discussion questions and knowledge assessments.
It ends with a post-assessment test and project where learners submit their own project using the techniques learned in the course.
All participants who successfully complete the course will receive a Portland Apparel Lab Certificate of Completion.
What will you learn?By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
1. Utilize a solid workflow for using VStitcher
2. Incorporate Browzwear into their design process
3. Use 3D tools to facilitate creativity and innovation
Dawn Moothart is the founder of Portland Apparel Lab, a design studio that values mentorship and building relationships. An engineer at heart, she works with designers and innovators to get their prototypes built and ready for manufacturing. From her first franken-pattern 25 years ago, to honing her skills in the digital age, Dawn brings her love of math, art and user-experience to the PAL product development shop.
About Portland Apparel Lab
PAL is committed to supporting Portland’s growing community of fashion and sewn product designers and entrepreneurs. Our industrial prototyping studio pairs design services with apparel business mentoring. We leverage our combined experience and industry contacts to help motivated entrepreneurs successfully navigate the path from idea to market. Our approach connects designers to one another and local apparel-related businesses, resulting in a stronger, more vibrant fashion and sewn goods economy in the region and beyond.