Sustainable Fashion Design for Teens

To bring this program to your OST initiative or classroom, email:

Danielle Grant at:

Our fashion design program serves students 12-18 years old and center sustainable design practices in fast-fashion world. Students learn sewing by hand and on machines, mending, embroidery, embellishment, creative repurposing and garment construction. Classes are administered on school sites through partnerships with after school programs like YMCA Bayview and Boys and Girl's Club and in schools like Downtown High and Paul Revere.

SFD Curriculum Overview 2.pdf

Image Left Top: Student working with donated Levi's jeans at MLK Jr. Middle School in the Bayview. Image right top: Students in a class on draping at YMCA Bayview Teen Center and Bottom Left: Student work with collage and croquis in lesson on design thinking. 

SCRAP's Sustainable Fashion Design Program is supported in part by California Arts Council, San Francisco Arts Commission and the Mary Crocker Trust