SRJC Course Outlines

9/27/2021 6:48:42 PMFASH 70A Course Outline as of Fall 2022

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  FASH 70ATitle:  CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION 1  
Full Title:  Clothing Construction 1
Last Reviewed:5/10/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled1.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled17.50
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  35.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

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:  CLTX 70A

Catalog Description:
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An introduction to the sewing techniques and garment construction skills used in fashion design and apparel production. Students will learn fundamental skills such as fabric selection, pressing, and operation of a sewing machine in order to construct a variety of samples and finished garments.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
An introduction to the sewing techniques and garment construction skills used in fashion design and apparel production. Students will learn fundamental skills such as fabric selection, pressing, and operation of a sewing machine in order to construct a variety of samples and finished garments.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
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:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
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. Demonstrate basic sewing and garment construction techniques.
2. Identify and discuss the equipment and materials used in fashion design and apparel production.
 

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In order to achieve these learning outcomes, during the course students will:
 
1. Safely operate a sewing machine, iron, and other basic sewing equipment.
2. Select appropriate fabrics and notions for a variety of sewing applications.
3. Recognize vocabulary and terminology related to garment construction.
4. Interpret pattern symbols used to guide garment assembly.
5. Practice simple pattern alterations required for fit and design.
6. Complete samples of a variety of seam types and finishes.
7. Create samples and/or assemble garments containing darts, pockets, facings, gathers, buttons
    and buttonholes, zippers, sleeves, and a variety of seams and seam finishes.

Topics and Scope
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I. Sewing Machines
     A. Parts and operation
    B. Threading and stitching
    C. Pressing techniques and equipment
    D. Safety in the sewing lab
II. Fabric and Notions     
     A. Fabric fiber content
     B. Fabric weave and grainline
    C. Preshrinking and Blocking
    D. Thread Selection
    E. Interfacings
III. Understanding Patterns
    A. Compare body and pattern measurements
    B. Basic pattern alterations
    C. Layout and cutting
    D. Interpreting pattern markings
IV. Sewing Techniques
    A. Hand Sewing
    B. Seam finishes
    C. Reducing bulk
    D. Self-Enclosed Seams
    E. Topstitching
    F. Staystitching
    G. Understitching
    H. Stitch in the ditch
V. Garment Construction Techniques
    A. Pockets
    B. Elastic Waistband Casing
    C. Hems
    D. Zippers
    E. Darts
    F. Buttons and Buttonholes
    G. Facings
    H. Sleeves
    I.  Bands and Cuffs
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture Related Assignments:
1. Read from text (5-15 pages per week)
2. Quiz(zes) (1-2) and Final Exam
 
Lab Related Assignments:
1. Prepare 15-20 samples of sewing techniques demonstrated in class
2. Construct 2 samples and garments

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 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
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
60 - 80%
Samples and garments
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 15%
Quiz(zes) and Final Exam
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
Attendance and Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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A Guide to Fashion Sewing. 6th ed. Amaden-Crawford, Connie. Fairchild/Bloomsbury. 2015 (classic)
 
Readers' Digest Complete Guide to Sewing. The Readers' Digest Association. 2011 (classic)

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