SE Youth Prepare for Sew N Know Fashion Show

Washington, D.C. (Friday, June 7, 2019)  – Who needs New York Fashion Week, when you have students from the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center (SETLC) in Washington, D.C. preparing to strut their stuff at the 12th Annual Sew N Know Fashion Show.  The big event takes place Saturday, June 8th at 2pm at SETLC at 701 Mississippi Avenue, SE.  This is where students ages 4 to 12 get to show off their fashion designs and style as they walk the runway at the center.

The SEW N Know is operated through the DC Department of Parks and Recreation as part of an after-school program at more than a dozen facilities across the District, including at SETLC.  It teaches the youngsters about the fashion industry, art, design techniques, and science.  WHUR Digital Reporter Candice Adkins got a chance to preview the show Thursday while the students were practicing their fashion walk.  Candice spoke with Sew N Know Program Director Janice Rankins and her assistant Jamila Madyun..


The students will be changing in a wide range of gear representing a spectrum of colors.  The even have matching shoes and wigs.  The SewN Know Fashion Show is free and open to the public.  Everyone is invited to attend and support the youngsters of SE.


For more information about the Sew N Know program, check out  Instagram @rwlc_setlc.