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Textiles Base Camp 4

FCS Teacher Apparel and Textiles Professional Development Workshop

The University of Idaho’s Apparel, Textiles and Design program is once again offering our summer workshop series: Textiles Base Camp. The camp will be offered on June 16-18 and will be 100% virtual. All workshops and presentations will be conducted synchronously through Zoom, and we will send out kits containing workshop supplies in advance. Times are Pacific Time (U.S. & Canada).

June 16

  • 9 a.m. to Noon PT
    Zero Waste: A Fabric Jigsaw Puzzle — Sonya Meyer

    Design and create a garment leaving no fabric waste on the cutting room floor. In the process learn fun ways to teach math and cultural dress to others.
  • 1-4 p.m. PT
    Digital Fashion Illustration — Lori Wahl

    Designers create digital illustrations to community designs to product teams, buyers and patternmakers. Learn to create vector illustrations and croquis using free vector drawing tools.

June 17

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT (hour break for lunch)
    Flat Patternmaking Double Workshop — Chelsey Lewallen

    Learn basic pattern drafting and manipulation in this two-part workshop. Use half-scale sloper patterns to create your own garment designs and learn to draft a basic sleeve. Content is subject to change based on availability of materials and resources.

June 18

  • 9 a.m. to Noon PT
    Guest Speakers and Wrap Up

We are offering two credits of Professional Development. The two credits require participation in Textiles Base Camp 4 and outside readings and assignments. Register for Professional Development Credits.

Registration closed (filled)

  • Cost is $80 per participant. We have room for 40 participants. Kits will be shipped out June 4.

Questions? Email Lori Wahl at

Requirements to participate

  • Access to a computer with a webcam and high-speed internet. Workshops/presentations will be delivered via Zoom. Digital Fashion Illustration will use a web-based vector illustration tool.
  • Access to a functional sewing machine and know how to operate it.

Summer Design Days

June 22-25, 2022

At Summer Design Days, high school students explore art and design majors while getting a feel for studio life on the U of I campus.


B.S. Apparel, Textiles & Design

Students are prepared for a wide range of apparel industry careers through courses grounded in product development.

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