SRJC Course Outlines

9/24/2021 11:03:01 PMFASH 116 Course Outline as of Fall 2014

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FASH 116Title:  SEWING WITH SERGERS  
Full Title:  Sewing with Sergers
Last Reviewed:3/2/2009

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled2.006 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 87.50 

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 72A

Catalog Description:
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This course emphasizes how to use today's serger machine to its fullest potential.  Fundamentals of tension adjustment for special effects and decorative uses and problem solving techniques are emphasized.  A variety of threads, ribbons, and yarns will be used.  Students will construct a garment and samples using specific serger sewing techniques as they apply to contemporary fabrics and styles.  Students must provide their own sergers.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course emphasizes how to use today's serger machine to its fullest potential.  Fundamentals of tension adjustment for special effects and decorative uses and problem solving techniques are emphasized.  A variety of threads, ribbons, and yarns will be used.  Students will construct a garment and samples using specific serger sewing techniques as they apply to contemporary fabrics and styles.  Students must provide their own sergers.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Demonstrate basic skills in using a serger by using a variety of techniques.
2.  Analyze and correct tensions for a variety of fabrics and threads.
3.  Describe the proper care and cleaning of the serger machine.
4.  Evaluate and apply the correct serging techniques appropriate for individual projects.
5.  Based on subsequent repeats, students will be able to apply techniques to:
       a. increasingly complex applications
       b. increasingly complex patterns
       c. fabric manipulation with a variety of fabric textures
       d. increasingly complex fitting issues and adjustments
       e. gain confidence and speed

Topics and Scope
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1.  How a serger works
2.  Use and care of a serger
    A.  Proper threading
    B.  Cleaning and oiling
3.  Tension adjustments
    A.  Length and width of stitches
    B.  Types of thread used
    C.  Rolled hem
    D.  Flatlock
4.  Serger applications and techniques
    A.  Balanced stitch
         1.  3-thread stitch
         2.  4-thread stitch
         3.  3-thread seam finish
         4.  Twin needle topstitching-elastic
         5.  Twin needle topstitching-hem
         6.  Inside corner
         7.  Sew around a square
         8.  Rayon thread
         9.  Textured wooly nylon thread
       10.  Sewing circles
   B.  Rolled Hem
         1.  3-thread rolled hem
         2.  Fishline rolled hem
         3.  Lettuce rolled hem
   C.  Flatlock
         1.  3-thread flatlock
         2.  Flatlocking on a fold
         3.  Fringed flatlock
   D.  Garment construction techniques
         1.  Mitered ribbing
         2.  Sweatshirt ideas
         3.  Elasticized waistband with topstitching
5.  Based on subsequent repeats
       A. Increasingly complex applications
       B. Increasingly complex patterns
       C. Fabric manipulation with a variety of fabric textures
       D. Increasingly complex fitting issues and adjustments

Assignments:
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1. Make 25 samples for a notebook showing different techniques and threads.
2. Construct two garments which use the techniques learned.
3. Read from textbook; 10-15 pages per week.
4. Techniques used by repeating students will show
        A. Increasingly complex applications
       B. Increasingly complex patterns
       C. Fabric manipulation with a variety of fabric textures
       D. Increasingly complex fitting issues and adjustments

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 and skill demonstrations 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 - 20%
Application of sewing techniques to garment
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
65 - 85%
Class performances, completed garments & notebook.
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 - 20%
Attendance


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Serger Secrets. Griffin, Mary. Rodale Press, 2001.
Serger Shortcuts: Tips, Tricks & Techniques. Pugh-Gannon, Jo-Ann and Hastings, Pamela. Sterling Pub Co Inc, 1999.
(Texts are classics in the field.)

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