Aug 14, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog
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FDC 223 - Computer Patternmaking II

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

Continuation of FDC 123 . Includes introduction to software pattern libraries, advanced computer flat patternmaking, and using computer-aided pattern design.

Prerequisite(s): FDC 123  

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Exhibit beginning and advanced computer flat patternmaking techniques.
  2. Demonstrate advanced measurement techniques.
  3. Create a full scale replica of original designs.
  4. Exhibit problem-solving skills with regard to creation of original designs.
  5. Explain and maintain industry standards throughout the production process.
  6. Describe grading and how it relates to pattern sizing.

  1. Introduction to Software Pattern Libraries
    1. Measurements and proper measurement techniques
    2. Defaults in pattern library
    3. Advanced measurement techniques
    4. Sewing and fitting muslin test garment
  2. Advanced Computer Flat Patternmaking
    1. Advanced bodices, sleeves, collars, skirts, pattern details
    2. Dresses and sheaths
    3. Pants
    4. Grading and its relationship to sizing
  3. Using Computer-Aided Pattern Design
    1. Creation of original designs
    2. Execution of original designs

Effective Term:
Full Academic Year 2019/2020

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