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


  • Winter 2022 Summit Later Class
    January 11, 2022 - March 8, 2022
    5:30 am - 6:30 pm

Design and Create the Raglan Sweat Top! Location: Cornog Field House Summit Community Center 5 Myrtle Ave Summit, NJ 07901 Tuesdays for 8 weeks, Jan 11th, 18th, 25th, Feb 1st, 8th, 15th, March 1st, 8th (March 15th a makeup day as needed) 5:30-6:30 (ages 10-18) Advanced Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Class includes (more…)

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Winter 2022 St. Patrick's Classshow details + $250.00 (USD)  

  • Winter 2022 St. Patrick's Class
    January 11, 2022 - March 1, 2022
    2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Design and Create the Raglan Sweat Top! Location: St. Patrick School 45 Chatham Street, Chatham, NJ 07928 East/West Room Tuesdays for 8 weeks, January 11th, 18th, 25th, February 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, March 1st 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 sewing supplies as (more…)


  • Winter 2022 Summit Early Class
    January 11, 2022 - March 8, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Design and Create the Raglan Sweat Top! Location: Cornog Field House Summit Community Center 5 Myrtle Ave Summit, NJ 07901 Tuesdays for 8 weeks, Jan 11th, 18th, 25th, Feb 1st, 8th, 15th, March 1st, 8th (March 15th a makeup day as needed) 4:30-5:30 (ages 7-9) Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Class includes fabrics, (more…)

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Winter 2022 Springfield Early Classshow details + $220.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Winter 2022 Springfield Early Class
    January 12, 2022 - March 2, 2022
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Design and Create the Dolman Top! Location: Springfield Recreation 100 S Springfield Ave, Springfield NJ Wednesdays for 8 weeks, Jan 12th, 19th, 26th, Feb 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, March 2 (March 9th a makeup day as needed) 4:00-5:00 p.m. (Grades 2nd-4th, Ages 7-9) Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Cost: $220 (includes fabrics, trims, (more…)

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Winter 2022 Springfield Later Classshow details + $220.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Winter 2022 Springfield Later Class
    January 12, 2022 - March 2, 2022
    5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Design and Create the Raglan Sweat Top! Location: Springfield Recreation 100 S Springfield Ave, Springfield NJ Wednesdays for 8 weeks, Jan 12th, 19th, 26th, Feb 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, March 2 (March 9th a makeup day as needed) 5:15-6:15 p.m. (Grades 5th-10th, Ages 10-15) Beginner/Advanced No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Cost: $220 (includes fabrics, (more…)

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Winter 2022 Westfield Early Classshow details + $205.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Winter 2022 Westfield Early Class
    January 13, 2022 - March 3, 2022
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Design and Create the Raglan Sweat Top! Location: Westfield Recreation 425 E Broad St. Westfield, NJ  Thursdays for 8 weeks, January 13th, 20th, 27th, February 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, & March 3rd 4:00-5:00 p.m. (Earlier Class grades 2nd-4th, Ages 7-9)  No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Cost: $205 (includes fabrics, trims, and sewing supplies as (more…)

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Winter 2022 Westfield Later Classshow details + $205.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Winter 2022 Westfield Later Class
    January 13, 2022 - March 3, 2022
    5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Design and Create the Raglan Sweat Top! Location: Westfield Recreation 425 E Broad St. Westfield, NJ  Thursdays for 8 weeks, January 13th, 20th, 27th, February 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, & March 3rd 5:15-6:15 p.m. (Later Class Grades 5th + Ages 10 and up.) No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Cost: $205 (includes fabrics, trims, and (more…)

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Winter 2022 Madison Early Classshow details + $225.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Winter 2022 Madison Early Class
    January 14, 2022 - March 4, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Design and Create the Raglan Sweat Top! Location: Madison Community House (Thursday Morning Club) 25 Cook Ave, Madison, NJ  Fridays for 8 weeks, January 14th, 21st, 28th, February 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, March 4th (makeup day March 11th if needed) 4:30-5:30 p.m. (Earlier Class grades 2nd-4th, Ages 7-9)  No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Cost: (more…)

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Winter 2022 Madison Later Classshow details + $225.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Winter 2022 Madison Later Class
    January 14, 2022 - March 4, 2022
    5:30 pm

Design and Create the Raglan Sweat Top! Location: Madison Community House (Thursday Morning Club) 25 Cook Ave, Madison, NJ  Fridays for 8 weeks, January 14th, 21st, 28th, February 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, March 4th (makeup day March 11th if needed) 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Later Class grades 4th-10th Ages 9-15)  No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes.  Cost: (more…)

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Winter 2022 Edison Early Classshow details + $240.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Winter 2022 Edison Early Class
    January 18, 2022 - March 8, 2022
    4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Design and Create the Dolman Top! Location: Edison Recreation Minnie B. Veal Community Center 1070 Grove Ave. Edison, NJ 08820 Tuesdays for 8 weeks, Jan 18th, 25th, Feb 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, March 1, 8th (March 15th a makeup day as needed) 4:30-5:30 p.m. (Grades 2nd-4th, Ages 7-9) Beginner No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes. (more…)

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Winter 2022 Edison Later Classshow details + $240.00 (USD)   Expired

  • Winter 2022 Edison Later Class
    January 18, 2022 - March 8, 2022
    5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Design and Create the Raglan Sweat Top! Location: Edison Recreation Minnie B. Veal Community Center 1070 Grove Ave. Edison, NJ 08820 Tuesdays for 8 weeks, Jan 18th, 25th, Feb 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, March 1, 8th (March 15th a makeup day as needed) 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Grades 5th-10th, Ages 10-15) Beginner/Advanced No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed (more…)

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Jan 27 - March 3 Private Lesson For Beginnersshow details + $200.00 (USD)  

  • Jan 27 - March 3 Private Lesson For Beginners
    January 27, 2022 - March 3, 2022
    4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Private Group Sewing Classes in Short Hills, NJ Design and Create the Peasant Top! Interested in private group lessons with your friends? This unique group of friends will start with basic sewing lessons and will learn to make a peasant top for their wardrobe.  Ages 8 and up, no sewing experience necessary! Location: Short Hills (more…)

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Winter 2022 St Vincent Martyr Schoolshow details + $220.00 (USD)  

  • Winter 2022 St Vincent Martyr School
    February 3, 2022 - March 17, 2022
    3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Design and Create the Classic Cozy Pajama Pants! Location: St. Vincent Martyr School 26 Green Village Rd, Madison, NJ 07940 Thursdays for 7 weeks, Thursdays,  February 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, March 3rd, 10th, 17th  Make Up Dates:  March 24th 3:00-4:00 p.m. (Grades 2nd-8th, Ages 7-13) No sewing experience necessary. Co-ed classes. Cost: $220 (includes fabrics, (more…)


  • Winter 2022 Fanwood Early Class
    February 25, 2022 - April 1, 2022
    3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Design and Create the Raglan Sweat Top! Fashion First Workshops teaches kids what it takes to be a fashion designer. We will walk you through all of the steps to create a Raglan Sweat Top from measuring, cutting, designing, to using a sewing machine. Complete a garment that you can show off anywhere! Not only (more…)


  • Winter 2022 Fanwood Later Class
    February 25, 2022 - April 1, 2022
    4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Design and Create the Raglan Sweat Top! Fashion First Workshops teaches kids what it takes to be a fashion designer. We will walk you through all of the steps to create a Raglan Sweat Top from measuring, cutting, designing, to using a sewing machine. Complete a garment that you can show off anywhere! Not only (more…)