Jan 28, 2022  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
    
2021-2022 College Catalog
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FDC 110 - Apparel Design and Construction I

3 Credits, 5 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 3 lab periods

An introduction to basic clothing construction techniques designed for inexperienced sewers.  Includes terminology, tools and equipment, garment pattern components, fabric components, interfacing, construction sample and pressing techniques, and introduction to trend analysis and design planning.   

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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate the ability to operate a sewing machine and identify machine components, pressing equipment, and tools.   
  2. Construct an apparel project.   

Outline:
  1. Terminology   
    1. Fabric
    2. Garment construction  
  2. Tools and Equipment
    1. Sewing machine
    2. Pressing equipment
    3. Tools
  3. Garment Pattern Components
    1. Measurement
    2. Selection/sizing
    3. Basic fit and alteration
    4. Pattern markings
    5. Directions
  4. Fabric Components
    1. Selection
    2. Preparation  
    3. Layout, cutting, and marking
  5. Interfacing
    1. Selection
    2. Application
  6. Construction Sample and Pressing Techniques
    1. Seams and seam finishes
    2. Darts
    3. Facing
    4. Gatherings
    5. Hems
    6. Buttons
    7. Buttonholes
    8. Zippers
    9. Trims
    10. Evaluation
  7. Introduction to Trend Analysis and Design Planning


Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2020/2021



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