Robin Vande Zande Co-Authors Fashion Fundamentals

Book cover for Fashion Fundamentals
Professor of Art Education, Robin Vande Zande, has a newly released book titled Fashion Fundamentals that she co-authored with three other educators. According to the publisher’s website, Fashion Fundamentals covers methods and approaches to teaching fashion including design history, foundations, cultural and personal influences, and materials and tools. The book is for teaching a variety of topics relating to fashion for K-12 and community college. 

Co-authors include Terese Giobbia of West Virginia University, Marji Wachowiak of the Kent State University School of Fashion and Gretchen Kaine, art teacher at Stow-Munroe Falls High School and Kent State art education alumna. The book is available for purchase on Davis Publications’ website and a special webinar with the authors will occur on May 19, 2020. 

About the book: Immerse students in design, problem-solving, and innovative thinking with fashion design. There are many careers in the field of fashion, but the ability to fully explore a problem and generate multiple solutions is a beneficial skill no matter what career a student chooses. Fashion Fundamentals covers methods and approaches to teaching fashion including design history, foundations, cultural and personal influences, and materials and tools. Lesson activities guide students through the process of developing original ideas using the creative process and building fundamental skills in clothing creation through hand- or machine-sewing techniques.

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