SRJC Course Outlines

11/28/2023 11:55:53 AMFASH 75 Course Outline as of Fall 1997

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  FASH 75Title:  ALTER OF READYMADES  
Full Title:  Alterations of Readymade Clothes
Last Reviewed:11/23/2015

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled2.008 max.Lecture Scheduled16.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled1.008 min.Lab Scheduled8.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total24.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  32.00Total Student Learning Hours: 56.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  03 - May Be Taken for a Total of 3 Units
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  FASHN 75

Catalog Description:
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Stresses fitting methods and altering women's, men's and children's ready-to-wear clothing.


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Stresses fitting methods & altering women's, men's & children's ready-to- wear clothing.
(Grade or P/NP)

Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:03 - May Be Taken for a Total of 3 Units


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Spring 2005
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The students will be able to:
1.  Define the job of a clothing alterationist.
2.  Solve special problems in fitting and altering clothing.
3.  Apply basic sewing skills to altering ready-made clothing.
4.  Recognize various fabrics and be able to differentiate different
   techniques to alter.
5.  Recognize the different techniques used in home sewing and the
   ready-to-wear industry.
6.  Formulate setting up your own business, in home or shopping center.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Opportunities in alterations.
2.  Equipment, tools and supplies.
3.  Types of fabrics.
4.  Pressing.
5.  Commercial sewing methods.
6.  Fitting womens and mens garmets.
7.  Basic alterations for men and women.
8.  Developing speed and efficiency.
9.  Working with your customers.
10. Establishing your own business.

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1.  To complete alterations on 12 garments, for example hems, sleeves,
   wristlines, tapering pants and skirts.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 30%
Homework problems, Field work
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 60%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 40%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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ALTERING READY-TO-WEAR FASHIONS by Jeanne Brinkley and Anne Aletti.

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