Spend 3 days in New York city shopping for fabrics and trims with Ryliss Bod, Director and Sewing Instructor at the Sewing and Design School.?Ryliss has put together a walking tour of the garment district that is full of fabrics and trims. She will help you with your fabric selections and answer your sewing questions. Everyone will receive a list of stores with addresses so they may return during their free time.
The schedule may change but this is what is planned as of now.
Monday, May 8?at 6 pm, we will start out with a?Meet and Greet?at the Hotel*
Tuesday, May 9, will be a full?Fabric Shopping Day?in the Garment District
Wednesday, May 10 is a?Couture?with?Kenneth D. King?and Couture Fabric Shopping at?Mendel Goldman Fabrics
Thursday,? May 11, is a?Fashion Design Inspiration Day,?Karl Lagerfeld Exhibit?at the MET and the 2023 Spring and Summer Designer Fashions at Bergdorf Goodman
Friday, May 12, is?Buttons, Zippers, Trims, Ribbings, and Sewing Tools?and?Julio Cesar. Fashion Designer
Saturday, May 13,?Inspiration & Free Time,?Museum FIT?Designing Women: Fashion Creators and Their Interiors?and?FIT Student Exhibit
Sunday, May 14,?Last minute shopping?and traveling home
*Ryliss will be staying at the Hyatt Place New York City Times Square Hotel, 350 W 39th.?This is a comfortable hotel, close to the fabric stores and includes breakfast. If you wish to share a room with someone, let me know. There are rooms with 2 beds.
Julio Cesar, demonstrating his pattern design technique for a new dress pattern for Vogue Patterns with the October New York Fabric Shoppers.? Visiting Julio in his studio was a highlight of their trip.
We will visit him on Friday.
we will Visit Kenneth D. King at his studio.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (The MET)?
Spring 2023?Costume Institute?Exhibition Will Celebrate the Work of Karl Lagerfeld. With approximately 150 works,?Karl Lagerfeld: A Line of Beauty?will explore the designer's stylistic language through the aesthetic themes that recurred across his 65-year career.
Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology, New York)
Designing Women: Fashion Creators and Their Interiors?is the first exhibition to explore the connection between these disciplines. Approximately 70 garments from The Museum at FIT?s permanent collection will be on view alongside photographic images of the most compelling interiors created for leading female fashion designers from the 1890s to the 1970s. Featured creators include Jeanne Paquin, Lucile, Jeanne Lanvin, Madeleine Vionnet, Pauline Potter (later Baroness Pauline de Rothschild), and many others.
Exhibit of FIT Student?s Work
We have other options available for this trip.?
$847, the entire trip, May 8-15? Click here
$530 - Three days of your choosing click here
$350 - Two days of your choosing click here