Supplies for Fall HS Workshops 2022

High school workshops are offered remotely through Google Classroom and in-person on the FIT campus this fall. Please review the required supplies for each course, as some courses will need students to acquire software, equipment or tools for full participation.
Please click here for general tips on gathering supplies for your Precollege class.

Workshops and Required Materials

HSX 051: Exploring Graphic Design

  • USB Flash Drive (portable “thumb drive”) minimum 8G capacity (You must bring to every class.)

  • Metal Ruler at least 18”

  • Pencils & Erasers (If you already have a set of colored pencils, that’s a plus.)

  • Sketchbook 6in x 9in, 8in x 10in or 9in x 12in size

  • Scissors and X-Acto Knife with extra blades - #11 handle, #11 blades

  • Plastic Goggles (must be worn when using X-Acto Knife)

  • Tape – double-sided clear (Scotch-type) 1/2” or 1”

  • 4 pieces 11” x 14” Black or gray mounting board

  • Roll of masking tape - 1 inch, 3/4 inch or 1/2 inch wide

  • Conventional note-taking materials (pen and notebook) are required for all classes.

HSX 084: Designing a Fashion Mini-Collection

  • Current month issue of your favorite fashion magazine(s)
  • tracing pad (11”x 14”)
  • marker pad (11”x 14”) (preferably translucent; recommended brand: Borden & Riley #37 Boris Marker Layout)
  • assorted art supplies for rendering of your choice (markers, colored pencils)
  • fine-line black markers in different thicknesses
  • white pencil for rendering dark colors (will explain in class)
  • artists pencils (HB and 2B)
  • kneaded eraser
  • C-thru plastic ruler 12”
  • double stick tape/ glue-stick
  • skin tone markers (consider purchasing one or two different skin tones)
    Light Skin Tones
    - Chartpak brand, pale flesh P147
    - Copic brand, color E00
    Medium Skin Tones
    - Chartpak brand, buff color P-139
    Medium to Dark Skin Tones
    - Copic brand, E13 lt. suntan
    - Chartpak brand,  sand P-142, mocha P-70

HSX 088: Simply Sewing

  • Dressmaker Scissors- 8-10” (Fiskars, Gingher, Wiss or Mundial are the best)
  • Pinking Shears (any of the above brand)
  • Thimble to fit middle finger
  • Dressmaker pins
  • Hand sewing needles (Sharp size 7-9 is best)
  • Seam ripper
  • Pastel stone dressmaker chalk or fabric marking pencil/pen
  • Tape measure
  • Large Safety Pins
  • Clear Graph plastic ruler (Westcott size 1x12, 2x12, 1x18 or 2x18)
  • Thread 
  • Notebook

  • Pencils

HSX 096: A Week in the Life of a Fashion Designer 

  • Laptop or Iphone
  • Hard copy of your favorite fashion magazine  
  • 14” x 11” Sketch Book that can be used with markers (Recommended: Canson Field Sketch Art Book) and a notebook to create a journal over your journey.
  • 1 mechanical pencil
  • 1 HB pencil
  • Hand sharpener
  • Scissors Glue stick
  • White erasure
  • Hand sharpener
  • Scissors
  • Soft Aquarelle Pencils (Recommended: Caran d'Ache Supracolor Soft Aquarelle Pencils
    • 1 black
    • 1 white
  • Double ended art markers( (Recommended:Prismacolor premier double ended art markers) 
    • Colors:
    • Black,


    • ONE preferred flesh tone marker:

      • Suggested colors available from Prismacolor Markers: Pale peach, Eggshell, Brick beige, Light Peach, Sand, Light Walnut
    • Choose any other colors that you love but this is not required.
  • Colored Pencils variety pack (Recommended: Prismacolor Premier Colored Pencils)
  • Fine point black technical pen (Recommended:Sakura Pigma Micron Pen 03 Black)

HSX 108: Photography Portfolio

  • DLSR camera with manual controls or a cell phone.
  • SD card 8 or 16 GB
  • A 16gig flash drive/USB (this will be used for image collection)
  • A notebook

HSX 120: Fashion Forecasting

  • Pen & pad or laptop for note taking

HSX 121: Exploring Fashion Styling 

  • Access to Google Suite
  • PowerPoint or Google Slides
  • Please bring 2 -4 magazines to the  Class 1 & 3

HSX 127: Exploring Fashion Styling

  • Magazines that can be cut out.
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Pens
  • Markers
  • Poster board or separate pages
  • Access to computer
  • Access to printer