SRJC Course Outlines

1/25/2022 5:16:30 AMFASH 121 Course Outline as of Fall 2021

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FASH 121Title:  KNITWEAR CONSTRUCTION  
Full Title:  Knitwear Construction
Last Reviewed:2/8/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled2.506 min.Lab Scheduled43.75
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 122.50 

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: 
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Catalog Description:
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Students will learn industry techniques for sewing knitwear apparel including sportswear separates, lingerie, and activewear. Machine skills include use of specialized knit stitches on computer sewing machines, sergers, and cover-stitch machines.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion of FASH 70A

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Students will learn industry techniques for sewing knitwear apparel including sportswear separates, lingerie, and activewear. Machine skills include use of specialized knit stitches on computer sewing machines, sergers, and cover-stitch machines.
(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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Students will employ techniques appropriate for knit fabrics to construct several garments.
 

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Students will be able to:
 
1. Identify different types of knit fabrics and their weights and stretch ratios.
2. Apply basic fitting and construction techniques for knits.
3. Select suitable patterns and fabrics for a variety of knit garments.
4. Employ machine skills for working with knits on computerized sewing machines, sergers, and
    cover-stitch machines.
5. Assemble beginning to advanced knit garments implementing techniques unique to knit
    garment construction.

Topics and Scope
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I.   Knit Fabrics and Stretch Ratios
II.  Patterns Selections and Suitable Fabrics
III. Sizing Knit Garments
IV. Pattern Variations
     A. Sportswear separates
     B. Lingerie
     C. Activewear
V.  Layout and Cutting Techniques
VI. Construction Techniques for Knit Fabrics
     A. Seaming techniques
          1. Serged
          2. Zig Zag
          3. Cover-stitch
               a. 3-thread
               b. 4-thread
               c. Chain
         4. French
          5. Machine stretch stitches
     B. Hem Finishes
          1. Twin needle
          2. Three thread cover-stitch
          3. French
    C. Edge Finishes
          1. Self-binding
         2 Ribbed binding
          3. Lace trimmed
          4. Picot
     D. Elastic Application
         1. Selection
         2. Calculating
         3. Installation
    E. Stretch Lace Application
          1. Joining and mitering lace
          2. Circular construction
          3. Applique
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture-Related Assignments:
1. Reading: 8-10 pages per week
2. Quizzes (3-4)
 
Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Construct 12-15 seam, neckline, elastic, stretch lace, and hem sample assignments.
2. Construct and fit a tee-shirt, tunic, or dress using specialized machine techniques.
3. Construct two lingerie items using appropriate fabrics and construction techniques.
4. Construct an activewear garment using industry machine skills.

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
30 - 50%
Final Projects (construct sportswear, lingerie, and activewear garments)
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
Construct seam; tee shirt, tunic or dress
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 15%
Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics. Czachor, Sharon L. Fairchild Books. 2016 (classic)

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