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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Spring 2022 Patrick Schoolshow details + $250.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Spring 2022 St Patrick School
    March 29, 2022 - May 24, 2022
    2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Design and Create the Cut-Out Top! Location: St. Patrick School 45 Chatham Street, Chatham, NJ 07928 East/West Room Tuesdays for 7 weeks, March 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10 Make Up Dates:  May 31st 2:45-4:00 p.m. (Grades 2nd-8th, Ages 7-13) No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes. Cost: $250 (includes fabrics, trims, and (more…)


  • Spring 2022 Sumit Early Class
    March 29, 2022 - May 31, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Design and Create the Cut-Out Top! Location: Cornog Field House Summit Community Center 5 Myrtle Ave Summit, NJ 07901 Tuesdays for 8 weeks, March 29, April 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 4:30 – 5:30 (ages 7-9) Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Class includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as (more…)


  • Spring 2022 New Providence Early Class
    March 31, 2022 - June 9, 2022
    3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Design and Create the Cut-Out Top! Location: New Providence Recreation. 360 Elkwood Ave New providence, NJ 07974 Thursdays for 8 weeks, March 31, April 7, 14, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, & 9 3:30-4:30 (ages 7-9) Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Class includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as well (more…)

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Spring 2022 Westfield Early Classshow details + $225.00 (USD)  

  • Spring 2022 Westfield Early Class
    March 31, 2022 - May 26, 2022
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Design and Create the Cut-Out Top! Location: Westfield Recreation 425 E Broad St. Westfield, NJ  Thursdays for 8 weeks, March 31, April 7, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26 . No class April 14th for Spring Break. (Make-up date: June 3). 4:00-5:00pm. (Grades 2nd – 4th. Ages 7-9.) No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  (more…)


  • March 31, 2022 - June 9, 2022
    4:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Design and Create the Cut-Out Top! Location: New Providence Recreation. 360 Elkwood Ave New providence, NJ 07974 Thursdays for 8 weeks, March 31, April 7, 14, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, & 9 4:45 – 5:45 (ages 10-18) Advanced Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Class includes fabrics, trims, and sewing (more…)

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Spring 2022 Westfield Later Classshow details + $240.00 (USD)  

  • Spring 2022 Westfield Later Class
    March 31, 2022 - May 26, 2022
    5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Design and Create the Cut-Out Top! Location: Westfield Recreation 425 E Broad St. Westfield, NJ  Thursdays for 8 weeks, March 31, April 7, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26 . No class April 14th for Spring Break. (Make-up date: June 3). 5:15-6:15pm. (Grades 5th & up. Ages 10+.) No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  (more…)

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Spring 2022 Madison Early Classshow details + $200.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Spring 2022 Madison Early Class
    April 1, 2022 - June 3, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Design and Create the Cut-out Top! Location: Madison Community House (Thursday Morning Club) 25 Cook Ave, Madison, NJ  Fridays for 8 weeks: April 1, 8, 22, 29, May 6, 13 & 20, June 3rd (Weather Date: June 10) 4:30-5:30 p.m. (Grades 2nd – 4th, Ages 7-9) Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes. Cost: $240 (more…)

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Spring 2022 Madison Later Classshow details + $240.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Spring 2022 Madison Later Class
    April 1, 2022 - June 3, 2022
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Design and Create the Cut-out Top! Location: Madison Community House (Thursday Morning Club) 25 Cook Ave, Madison, NJ  Fridays for 8 weeks: April 1, 8, 22, 29, May 6, 13 & 20, June 3rd (Weather Date: June 10) 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Grades 4th+, Ages 9-15) Advanced Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes. Cost: $240 (includes (more…)


  • Spring 2022 Livingston Early Class
    April 4, 2022 - June 6, 2022
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Design and Create the Cut-Out Top! Location: Livingston Recreation – 204 Hillside Avenue, Livingston, NJ  Mondays for 8 weeks, April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, 17, 23, June 6 4:00-5:00 (ages 7-9) Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Class includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as well as use of sewing machines. If (more…)


  • Spring 2022 Livingston Later Class
    April 4, 2022 - June 6, 2022
    5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Design and Create the Cut-Out Top! Location: Livingston Recreation – 204 Hillside Avenue, Livingston, NJ  Mondays for 8 weeks, April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, 17, 23, June 6 5:15-6:15 (ages 10 & up) Advanced Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Class includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as well as use of (more…)


  • Spring 2022 Summit Later Class
    April 5, 2022 - May 31, 2022
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Design and Create the Cut-Out Top! Location: Cornog Field House Summit Community Center 5 Myrtle Ave Summit, NJ 07901 Tuesdays for 8 weeks, April 5, 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31 5:30 – 6:30 (ages 10-18) Advanced Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Class includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as (more…)

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Spring 2022 Springfield Later Classicketshow details + $240.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Spring 2022 Springfield Later Class
    April 20, 2022 - June 8, 2022
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Design and Create the Cut-Out Top! Location: Springfield Recreation 100 S Springfield Ave, Springfield NJ Wednesdays for 8 weeks, April 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8. 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Ages 10 and up) Advanced Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Cost: $240 (includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as well as (more…)

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Spring 2022 Edison Early Classketshow details + $240.00 (USD)  

  • Spring 2022 Edison Early Class
    April 26, 2022 - June 14, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Design and Create the Cut-out Top! Location: Edison Recreation Minnie B. Veal Community Center 1070 Grove Ave. Edison, NJ 08820 Tuesdays for 8 weeks: April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14. 4:30-5:30 p.m. (Grades 2nd-4th, Ages 7-9) Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes. Cost: $240 (includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies (more…)

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Free Ticketshow details + $240.00 (USD)  

  • Spring 2022 Edison Later Class
    April 26, 2022 - June 14, 2022
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Design and Create the Cut-out Top! Location: Edison Recreation Minnie B. Veal Community Center 1070 Grove Ave. Edison, NJ 08820 Tuesdays for 8 weeks: April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14. 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Grades 5th-10th, Ages 10-15) No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes. Cost: $240 (includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as (more…)


  • Spring 2022 Cranford Early Class
    April 27, 2022 - June 15, 2022
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Design and Create the Cut-Out Top! Location: Cranford Recreation 220 Walnut Ave Cranford, NJ 07016 Wednesdays for 8 weeks, April 27, May 4, 11, 18. 25 June 1, 8, 15. 4:00 – 5:00 (ages 7-9) Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Class includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as well as use of sewing (more…)

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Spring 2022 Springfield Early Classshow details + $240.00 (USD)  

  • Spring 2022 Springfield Early Class
    April 27, 2022 - June 15, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Design and Create the Peasant Top! Location: Springfield Recreation 100 S Springfield Ave, Springfield NJ Wednesdays for 8 weeks, April 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8 & 15 4:30-5:30 p.m. (Grades 2nd-4th, Ages 7-9) Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Cost: $240 (includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as well as (more…)


  • Spring 2022 Cranford Early Class
    April 27, 2022 - June 15, 2022
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Design and Create the Cut-Out Top! Location: Cranford Recreation 220 Walnut Ave Cranford, NJ 07016 Wednesdays for 8 weeks, April 27, May 4, 11, 18. 25 June 1, 8, 15. 5:00 – 6:00pm (ages 10-18) Advanced Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Class includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as well as use of (more…)


  • Spring 2022 Fanwood Early Class
    April 29, 2022 - June 17, 2022
    3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Design and Create the Cut-Out Top! Location: Fanwood Recreation La Grande Park Building Fridays for 7 weeks, April 29, May 6, 13, 20, (no class May 27), June 3, 10, 17 3:30-4:45 (Beginner/Advanced) – Grades 5th & up No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Class includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as well as use (more…)


  • Spring 2022 Fanwood Later Class
    April 29, 2022 - June 17, 2022
    4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Design and Create the Cut-Out Top! Location: Fanwood Recreation La Grande Park Building Fridays for 7 weeks, April 29, May 6, 13, 20, (no class May 27), June 3, 10, 17 4:45-6:00pm (Beginner) – Grades 2nd-5th No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Class includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as well as use of sewing (more…)


  • Union Far East Fashion Week
    August 15, 2022 - August 19, 2022
    9:00 am - 12:00 pm

2022 Summer Fashion Camp Japan Fashion Week at Union Recreation It’s time for a Japan fashion week! In this camp, designers will create a Kimono Top or Dress and accessories. Our final day of class will be a fun fashion show! Dates/Times August 15-19 9:00-12:00pm This summer camp is for students going into grades 2nd-5th (more…)