Aug 08, 2022
FDC 111 - Apparel Design and Construction II 3 Credits, 5 Contact Hours
2 lecture periods 3 lab periods
Continuation of FDC 110 . Intermediate principles of apparel construction. Includes planning the garment, preparation of garment pieces, assembly, industry techniques and practices, unit production, evaluation, and trend analysis and design planning.
Prerequisite(s): FDC 110 with a B or better.
Information: Prerequisite may be waived with consent of instructor.
Course Learning Outcomes
- Design and construct fitted apparel projects.
- Evaluate commercially produced clothing to determine type of stitching used and overall complexity of the garment.
- Apply industry techniques to apparel construction including preparing a basic spec sheet commonly used in the industry.
- Planning the Garment
- Measurement and basic fitting procedures
- Fabric, pattern, and notion selection
- Fabric grainline orientation and pattern placement
- Preparation of Garment Pieces
- Cutting accurately
- Marking methods
- Fitting pieces together smoothly
- The unit method
- Seam finishing and commercial stitches
- Trimming, clipping, notching, grading
- Industry Techniques and Practices
- Unit Production
- Shaping devices – ease, darts, gathers
- Neckline, facing, collar
- Zipper types and application
- Buttons and fasteners
- Finishing touches
- Spec sheets and their purpose
- Evaluation – Skill Building Review
- Trend Analysis and Design Planning
Full Academic Year 2020/2021
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