Beginners, Intermediate, Beginners Advance

Program: Wearable Art “Fashion” Academy
Levels: Beginners, Intermediate, Beginners Advanced
Course Length: 16-24 months, in-studio and online
Class Length: 2-3 hours/one day per week

Note:  some classes may run longer than 2-hours, depending on your stopping point.


  • Machine Knowledge and Maintenance
  • Notions
  • Supplies and Materials
  • Fabric and Fiber Knowledge
  • Trims and Addons
  • Body Consciousness
  • Body Measurements
  • Sewing & Creating
  • Altering
  • Tailoring
  • Pattern Knowledge and Alteration
  • Reading and Creating from a Pattern
  • Drafting
  • Embroidery
  • Embellishments
  • Hand Skills & Techniques
  • Creating by Professional Dress Form/Mannequin
  • Pattern Drafting
  • Designing and Creating for your Body Style
  • Creating your own Patterns
  • Student Fashion Showcase
  • Fashion Show Participation
  • Styling


Supplies (Included in enrollment for all In-Studio Students)

  • Online Courses
  • Step by Step Video Tutorial
  • Online Instructor Access
  • Special Online Projects (only available online)
  • Assignment Posting
  • Challenges and Rewards
  • Templates
  • Pattern Downloads
  • Secure 24-Hour Online Student Learning Portal (access with instructions, chat, demo, etc.)

Muslin is provided by Sew Fabulous Studio & Academy.  Some supplies and materials will be the responsibility of the student and are determined by project.

Additional Course Details

Fashion Wearable Art Academy is a 16-month in-studio and online enrollment for Beginners, Intermediate and Beginners Advanced.  This does not include Draping, Couture Sewing, Formal Gown Creation, Designer Introduction and Feature Highlights, Advanced Altering, Tailoring and Clientele Services, Career and Business Development Skills, and where * is indicated.   These courses are only available in the Advanced to Master Advanced courses.

Fashion Academy is a 2-3 hours in-studio, once per week commitment unless otherwise noted.   Most classes last 2 hours, 1 day per week.  Some classes can run longer than 2-hours depending on your stopping point.  Classes include:

  • SFSA Wearable Art Student Kit
  • Machines (in studio use only)
  • Supplies (in studio use only)
  • Equipment (in studio use only)
  • Materials
  • Notions
  • Sew Fabulous Workbook and Journal
  • Wearable Arts Textbook
  • SFSA Student T Shirt
  • Video Tutorials
  • Private Online Student Access


The following courses are included in the Advanced to Advanced Masters curriculum, however, are available for purchase by beginner, intermediate, and beginner advanced students as an add-on course.


Career Skills

  • Internship Opportunities
  • Career Placement Opportunities
  • Booking Security
  • Securing Clientele Skills
  • Building Your Portfolio
  • References & Referrals


Business Development 

  • Business Startup
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Social Media
  • Business Networking
  • Registering your Business
  • Establishing your EIN and Dun & Bradstreet (DUNS) number
  • Wholesale Suppliers
  • Private Labeling
  • Manufacturing & Supply
  • Popup Banner
  • Business Cards
  • Rack Cards
  • Logo Promotional T-Shirts
  • Business Plan
  • Financial Plan
  • Business Account Setup
  • Business Portal Setup

Business Portal includes website, logo, email campaigns, social media platform, social media advertisements, marketing campaigns and more.


Bonuses Dream Opportunities

You are amongst the elite and you have earned the opportunity to be rewarded with these absolutely fabulous exclusive dream rewards.

  • Working One on One with JoAnna Sew Glam Fabulous
  • Exclusive Opportunities to work with SFSA and our amazing clients for private and public bookings. i.e., Weddings, Castings, Prom, Events, Photo Shoots, Videos, Marketing & PR, Commercials, Advertisements and more
  • Fashion Shows & Presentations
  • Travel & Onset Opportunities


Student Showcase and Fashion Show Highlight

This is going to be an absolutely fabulous event!  As a fashion academy student there is no better way to highlight your accomplishments than with a fabulous fashion show for advanced to advanced master students and a fashion showcase for beginners to advanced beginner students.

The Student Showcase and Fashion Show is a grand event, comparable to that of a Project Runway grand finale!  You are a shining star at this professionally produced event, including models, makeup artists, and photographers.  It is a true runway experience designed to introduce you to the world as the latest and greatest fashion designer.  Sew Fabulous Studio & Academy will feature your selected fashions and provide a dedicated space for you to promote your business and brand.

Student Showcase will be held at graduation and will acknowledge Beginner to Beginner Advance Students by showcasing one to three selected pieces that students have poured their hearts into and for which they deserve to be fabulously applauded!