Summer Camp – Fashion Design

JULY 9th – July 13th
9:00am – 3:30pm (Full Day Camp)
All instruction will take place at The Artsmiths in Mt. Lebanon

CLASS DESCRIPTION: Take your fashion design skills to the next level! In this class learn how to make patterns from your body measurements!Students will construct a functional dress form made from paper mache, and paper tape, that will have it’s own PVC stand. This class requires teamwork in order for each dress form to be successful. Once the dress form is finished we will then explore different textiles and it’s draping properties. Expect to create a design from your completed dress form and learn patternmaking skills! Students will leave this week understanding more about the function of a dress form, pattern designing, garment construction, fitting and collaboration skills.

INSTRUCTOR: Katie Keally

AGE LEVEL: 14-17

TUITION: $295 (due at time of registration) includes Eventbrite fee and materials.

MATERIALS NEEDED: All materials are provided by the Artsmiths of Pittsburgh and costs are included in the tuition.

CANCELLATIONS: Occasionally camps are cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. In such cases, we will notify you approximately 3 days before the camp was scheduled to begin & the full tuition will be refunded.

WITHDRAWALS & REFUNDS: Students may withdraw from a camp by calling the Artsmiths. A $25 charge applies to all withdrawals, regardless of when it occurs. No camps will be refunded with less than two week’s notice.

DISCOUNTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS – Families who register more than one student or students who take more than one class in the same summer will receive a 10% discount on the registrations after the first one. You must email us at to receive this discount. Students who would have financial difficulty registering for a camp may apply for a scholarship.  A very small number of scholarships are available at this time but if you need financial help, please email us at with Scholarship in the subject line.  All correpondance is entirely confidential.

CORRESPONDENCE: The Artsmiths communicates to students and parents through email. Please make sure to include your email address when you register. You will receive a confirmation email for your registration and an information email shortly thereafter about the camp along with forms for Emergency and Authorization Information, and Special Needs. You will also receive a reminder email 7 days before the start of camp.

REGISTRATION:  Click below or call The Artsmiths at 412-341-2299 x2.

Eventbrite – Fashion Design Camp – Week of July 9th – July 13th