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Get  Started Spring 2024

Kickstart your fashion design dreams into reality with IMAGINE IFF! 


Ever wondered where to start with your design ideas? Concerned about costs, finding customers, or the production process? Say no more!


Join our IMAGINE IFF 3-Day Program (Bootcamp Style), where we guide you from ideation to a vetted concept. Stop wondering and start creating your fashion journey!


March 27-29, 2024.  VIRTUAL


IMAGINE IFF Program (Cohort #7)

Age: 18+

Presented by Indiana Fashion Foundation


Equip participants with the knowledge and skills to navigate the product development process, from ideation to concept, and empower them to make informed decisions about producing their own product or line.


*No design, sewing or sketch experience needed.

Date of Birth:

March 14th, 1984

Enrollment Now Open!  Join the IMAGINE IFF 3-Day Program and accelerate your fashion education journey! This program is designed in a bootcamp fashion to accelerate your learning through practical application. In the class you will work on your design idea.

Early Enrollment Special: $297

Sign up before Friday, February 2, 2024 to secure your spot at the early rate! 

After February 2, 2024 - $397

(Indiana Fashion Foundation is honored to offer a scholarship. This training is $600, This reduces the cost of the class to either $297 or $397.)


Program Dates: March 27, 28, & 29, 6:30 PM - 8:30PM EST

Immerse yourself in a virtual classroom setting from the comfort of your home.

 What You'll Learn:

  • Transform your fashion ideas from concept to reality.

  • Explore the essentials of cost estimation.

  • Learn customer acquisition strategies.

  • Navigate the intricate process of design production.


This program is designed to empower aspiring fashion designers/educators with practical skills and knowledge. Each session, will guide you through the crucial steps of bringing your designs to life to understand the process.


 How to Apply:

Space Limited: Secure your spot by signing up before the early rate deadline on February 2, 2024. After this date, the program fee will be $397.  Keep an eye on your inbox for an email containing further instructions (within 24 hours M-F). NO REFUNDS. Replays available for a limited time to registered participants.

Program Registration closes March 15, 2024

Don't Miss Out!

Enroll today and unlock the door to your fashion design understanding and kickstart your next step! #ImagineIFF #FashionEducation #DesignDreams

Outline Details

Day 1: Ideation and Conceptualization 

Day 2: Vetting and Ideation Process


  • Overview of the bootcamp and its objectives.

  • Importance of ideation in product development.

Session 1: Idea Generation

  • Techniques for brainstorming and idea generation.

  • Identifying market gaps and consumer needs.

Session 2: Conceptualization

  • Transforming ideas into tangible concepts.

  • Introduction to concept mapping and sketching.

Activity + Deliverable

Session 3: Market Research and Validation

  • Importance of market research in product development.

  • Conducting surveys and analyzing data.

Session 4: Learning Process

  • Understanding the iterative nature of product development.

  • Case studies on successful product launches.

  • Activity + Deliverable

Day 3: Manufacturing Considerations and Decision-Making

Session 5: Manufacturing Fundamentals

  • Overview of manufacturing processes.

  • Budgeting and cost considerations.

Session 6: Decision-Making in Product Development

  • Balancing quality, cost, and time.

  • Case studies on effective decision-making.

  • Activity + Deliverable

*Please note: Each cohort is customized to the final participants, so this schedule may be altered to meet current goals.

Non Refundable - If you are unable to attend the class live the replay will be available for a limited time. 

Clothing Rack

What can you achieve through this program?

By the end of the IMAGINE IFF 3-Day Program, you'll learn:

  • Concept Ready:

    • Develop a vetted fashion design concept.

  • Customer Strategy:

    • Plan how to acquire and engage customers.

  • Production Insight:

    • Understand manufacturing and production processes.

  • Implementation Confidence:

    • Gain confidence to implement your design ideas.

  • Networking Opportunities:

    • With Indiana Fashion Foundation Reps.

  • Next Steps Clarity:

    • Know the next steps for launching your fashion career.

  • Educational Resources:

    • Receive valuable materials for ongoing learning.

Get ready to bring your fashion ideas to life!

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