Girls work on their style at Project Fashion Camp in Concord
July 30. 2013 10:09PM
Morgane Orcutt, 10, of Concord works on her dress during Project Fashion Camp at Kimball Jenkins Estate School of Art in Concord Tuesday. (Thomas Roy/Union Leader)
The girls, 9 to 12, were attending Project: Fashion Camp, a week-long session for girls being held at the Kimball Jenkins Estate School of Art.
The week passes quickly for the campers, with inspiration portfolios created on Monday, patterns made and fabric cut Tuesday, sewing Wednesday, knitwear and accessories on Thursday and the photo shoot, fine-tuning of "the runway walk" and preparation for the Friday night Fashion Camp Fashion Show.
This week, it's the older girls. Concord resident Meaghan Nyhan, 11, brought a cake to camp to share with her fellow campers Tuesday because it was her birthday.
"We dance together," said Nyhan and now she and her friend will have another skill to share.
Schill's dress is pink, with ruffles under the skirt and lace on the top.
Emma Williams of Concord, who will celebrate her 12th birthday Thursday, is among the students who have some experience sewing. Her career choice? "I want to be a fashion designer," she said.
"I sew by myself," she said, but added: "My grandmother helps with dresses."
"I think she was joking," said Williams. "I hope so."
Williams is going to miss the Friday night fashion show. She was cast as Little Inez in the Derryfield Repertory Theatre production of "Hairspray" Friday night and Saturday in Manchester.