SRJC Course Outlines

11/14/2019 10:59:55 AMFASH 106 Course Outline as of Fall 2016

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FASH 106Title:  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 Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled.503 min.Lab Scheduled8.75
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 61.25 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  FASH 75

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

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of FASH 70A

Limits on Enrollment:

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

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Course Completion of FASH 70A
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.   Evaluate customer requests for clothing or garment alterations and propose appropriate solutions.
2.   Measure customer and garment to calculate necessary alterations and adjustments.
3.   Dis-assemble ready-made garments and determine techniques to achieve desired fit and styling.
4.   Develop appropriate pricing schedule for specific alterations.
 

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Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Define the job of a clothing alterationist.
2.  Solve special problems in fitting and altering clothing for men's, women's and children's ready to wear 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.  Compare and contrast the different techniques used in home sewing and the ready-to-wear industry.
6.  Formulate a plan for setting up a business, in a home or shopping center.

Topics and Scope
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I.    Alterations
     A. Clothing alterations
     B. Job opportunities in alterations
     C. Basic sewing skills
II.    Equipment, tools, and supplies
III.   Types of fabrics
IV.   Pressing
V.    Commercial sewing methods
VI.   Fitting women's, men's, and children's garments
VII.   Basic alterations for men, women, and children
VIII.  Developing speed and efficiency
IX.    Working with customers
X.     Establishing a business and business plan

Assignments:
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Representative assignments:
1.  Complete 20 alterations, such as hems, sleeves, waistlines, tapering pants and skirts, and other individualized types of alterations.
2.  Identify and compile samples of various alteration techniques and hand stitches.
3.  Read approximately 10-20 pages per week from textbooks.
4.  Field Work - Comparative analysis of alterations in the workplace.

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%
None
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%
Identify appropiate alteration techniques
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
65 - 80%
20 Alterations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Altering Men's Ready-To-Wear.  Roehr, Mary A., 1987. Publisher: Mary Roehr Books and Videos, 500 Saddlerock Circle, Sedona, AZ 86336.
 
Altering Women's Ready-to-Wear. Roehr, Mary A., 1987. Publisher: Mary Roehr Books and Videos, 500 Saddlerock Circle, Sedona, AZ 86336.
(Texts are classics in the field.)
 
The Sewing Bible for Clothes Alterations: A Step by Step Practical Guide on How to Alter Clothes. May 2015. Judith Turner.

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