SRJC Course Outlines

8/17/2022 1:38:22 PMFASH 70A Course Outline as of Summer 2017

Changed Course
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
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled3.506 min.Lab Scheduled61.25
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total5.50 Contact Total96.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 166.25 

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:  CLTX 70A

Catalog Description:
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This clothing construction class is designed to provide the student with basic sewing skills, fitting and alteration techniques of a commercial pattern, knowledge of basic sewing equipment, and pressing techniques appropriate for the pattern design and fabric selected.  Projects and samples required.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This clothing construction class is designed to provide the student with basic sewing skills, fitting and alteration techniques of a commercial pattern, knowledge of basic sewing equipment, and pressing techniques appropriate for the pattern design and fabric selected.  Projects and samples required.
(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.   Identify and discuss the basic parts and function of a sewing machine.
2.   Identify and discuss appropriate pattern, fabric, and notions choices of a beginning sewing project.
3.   Identify and execute simple alterations to a commercial pattern to insure proper fit.
4.   Demonstrate basic sewing ability by constructing a garment using a commercial pattern.
 

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Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Identify, select, and care for cotton and/or cotton woven blend fabric.
2.  Interpret and apply the correct vocabulary and terminology related to basic and clothing construction.
3.  Interpret pattern symbols and accurately alter a basic pattern.
4. Apply critical thinking skills to interpret the pattern instruction sheet to accurately lay out and construct an article of clothing.
5.  Operate a sewing machine, iron, and small sewing equipment safely and efficiently.
6.  Recognize the importance of interfacing and select the proper type
and application process.
7.  Demonstrate the ability to:
   a. Mark and use pattern symbols appropriately.
   b. Use various types of seams and seam finishes appropriately.
   c. Construct darts, pockets, facings, collars, cuffs, waistbands, gathers, hems, buttonholes, sleeves.
   d. Attach pockets, facings, buttons, and other fasteners, collars, sleeves, cuffs, zippers.
8.  Construct a technique shirt and one garment.

Topics and Scope
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Topics will include but not be limited to:
I.   Pattern selection and alterations
     A.  Body and pattern measurements
     B.  Basic pattern alterations
II.  Fabric selection and preparation
     A.  Fabrics suitable for beginners (cotton or cotton blends)
     B.  Preshrinking and tentering
III. Pattern layout, cutting, and marking
     A.  Basic sewing equipment and notions
     B.  Use of pattern instruction sheet
IV.  Use of sewing machine and equipment
     A.  Threading and stitching.
     B.  Pressing techniques and equipment
V.   Basic construction techniques
     A.  Interfacings
     B.  Darts
     C.  Pockets
     D.  Gathers
     E.  Facings, collars
     F.  Zippers
     G.  Sleeves, cuffs, and bands
     H.  Hems (machine and hand techniques)
     I.  Buttons, buttonholes, and fasteners
     J.  Staystitching, topstitching, understitching, stitch in the ditch

Assignments:
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1.  Construct a technique shirt and a final project projects according to class guidelines:
     a.  Skirt, or shorts with a sew-on waistband and zipper (centered or lapped, or waistline with casing).
     b.  Blouse, shirt, or dress.
2.  Prepare approximately 15-20 samples of techniques demonstrated in class, including hand stitches, machine stitching, dart, types of seams and  seam finishes, collar, facing, waistband (optional), button and buttonhole,  zipper, hems (hand and machine), pockets, gathers, fastener.
3.  Determine amount of fabric to buy using size, style, nap, and width of fabric.
4.  Two quizzes; final exam.
5.  Read from text 10-15 pages per week

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
5 - 15%
Homework problems to include working on projects and samples.
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
35 - 70%
Samples, projects.
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
15 - 25%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Essay
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
Participation.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Required:  Readers' Digest Complete Guide to Sewing. The Readers' Digest Association. 2011.
Optional:  Sewing Essentials. Cy De Cosse Incorporated. Singer 1998  (classic).
Optional:  Sewing for Style. Cy De Cosse Incorporated. Singer 1985 (classic).
Optional:  Sewing Pants That Fit. Cy De Cosse Incorporated. Singer 1989 (classic).

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