Material world: DASH students prepare their senior fashion show

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  • DASH student Edwina Parker, 17, works on her pattern. With a little over a month left until their senior show, students in Rosemary Pringle's class work seriously to finish on time. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Grace Cox, 17, right, works on a pattern for one of her pieces. Behind her is Brittani Arkin, 18. Both girls are seniors in Rosemary Pringle's fashion design class at DASH. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Rosemary Pringle, right, checks her students' pieces for their upcoming fashion show during "Senior Sew-in" at DASH. Students from the left are senior, Andrea Fabry, 17; senior Janet Lorenz, 18; senior Jackie Garcia; and senior Talisa Almonte, 18. Garcia is modeling Almonte's design. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Grace Cox, 17, vice president of the Fashion Club at DASH, works with the group to pick the final line-up of their show. Cox had taped a line-up to her shirt after hours of working on the show. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Fashion club members work on designs for the show. From the left are treasurer Talisa Almonte, 18; secretary Zyanya Cruz, 18; president Staci Green, 18; senior Daniel Gaines, 17; and junior Jaclyn Trujillo, 17. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Members of the fashion club consider the line-up of their runway show. From the left are senior Staci Green, 18; senior Talisa Almonte, 18; senior Grace Cox, 17; and junior Victoria Montalvo, 17. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Rachel Wood, 18, right, and other seniors try to finish their designs during "Senior Sew-in." MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Behind the thread senior Grace Cox, 17, sews her final piece for the fashion show. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Senior Rachel Wood, 18, works on one of her designs for the show during "Senior Sew-in" at DASH. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Junior Annya Monserret sews the bindings for one of Krystal Jolicoeur's piece during "Senior Sew-in" at DASH. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Fashion design teacher Rosemary Pringle, left, advises DASH students who will work on this year's show just before they begin their rehearsal. She has helped students produce a professional style fashion show each year. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Rosemary Pringle works with her students to finalize their collections. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Junior Azura Wannman, 17,models Jaclyn Trujillo's design. Models use this classroom to quick change for the fashion show rehearsal. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Senior Rachel Wood, 18, places straps on her design just before sophomore Michelle Parrott, 16, walks down the hallway during rehearsal for their fashion show. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Samantha Fuente models a leather jacket designed by fellow DASH student Daiana Halac. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Rosemary Pringle, left, gives senior Christopher Bender, 18, some last minute pointers on his design, modeled by sophomore Michelle Parrott, 16. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Students practice modeling up and down the hallway outside the fashion design classroom during their lunch hour. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Students model Staci Green's collection, featuring eight different looks. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Natalie Suarez, left, Nicole Fiori, Vanina Garcia and Hillary Chandler watch fellow students model student designs. MARICE COHN BAND / MIAMI HERALD STAFF