Session 1

Students dive right in to designing with RISD CE instructor Bunky Hurter. Teens start mocking up miniature outfits based on fashions from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.

Session 2

Teens start construction on their life‐size dress forms made out of a T‐shirt, tape, newspaper and cardboard. Angela DiVeglia, PPL Special Collections Curatorial Assistant, shows teens materials with patterns from nature, architectural structures and animal muscular forms.

Session 3

Students protyped their designs before creating their large paper garments.

Session 4

Teens start to see their visions take shape in an intense work session. Students discover some of the unique challenges in working with paper as their medium.

Session 5

With one session left, teens add finishing touches to their designs.