SRJC Course Outlines

10/1/2022 4:51:22 AMFASH 70A Course Outline as of Spring 2006

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 Scheduled4.006 min.Lab Scheduled70.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 175.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  39 - Total 2 Times
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:39 - Total 2 Times

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

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Identify body type and problem areas and apply a decision-making
process to select appropriate style, color, and design for the
individual.
2.  Identify, select, and care for fabrics appropriate for basic clothing
projects.
3.  Interpret and apply the correct vocabulary and
terminology related to basic and intermediate clothing construction.
4.  Interpret pattern symbols and accurately alter a basic pattern for
a skirt, pants, or dress to fit using accurate body and pattern
measurements.
5. Apply critical thinking skills to interpret the pattern instruction
sheet to accurately lay out and construct an article of clothing.
6.  Operate a sewing machine, serger, steam press, iron, and small
sewing equipment safely and efficiently.
7.  Recognize the importance of interfacing and select the proper type
and application process.
8.  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, yokes, facings, collars, cuffs,
      waistbands, gathers, pleats, tucks, hems, buttonholes, sleeves.
   d. Attach pockets, facings, buttons, and other fasteners, collars,
      sleeves, cuffs, zippers.
9.  Construct articles of clothing according to guidelines.
10. 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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Topics will include but not be limited to:
I.   Pattern selection and alterations
     A.  Principles of clothing selection
     B.  Body and pattern measurements
     C.  Basic pattern alterations
II.  Fabric selection and preparation
     A.  Fabrics suitable for beginners
     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, stitching, maintenance
     B.  Pressing techniques and equipment
V.   Basic construction techniques
     A.  Interfacings
     B.  Darts
     C.  Pockets
     D.  Yokes, gathers, pleats, tucks
     E.  Facings, collars
     F.  Zippers
     G.  Waistbands
     H.  Sleeves, cuffs, and bands
     I.  Hems (machine and hand techniques)
     J.  Buttons, buttonholes, and fasteners
     K.  Staystitching, topstitching, understitching, stitch in the ditch
Repeating students will perform construction techniques using increasingly
complex applications:
       a. increasingly complex patterns
       b. fabric manipulation with a variety of fabric textures
       c. increasingly complex fitting issues and adjustments

Assignments:
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1.  Construct 3 projects according to class guidelines:
     a.  Pants, skirt, or shorts with a sew-on waistband and zipper
         (centered, lapped, or fly).
     b.  Blouse, shirt, or dress with set-in sleeves and sew-on collar.
     c.  Free choice project (new techniques encouraged).
2.  Prepare approximately 25 samples of techniques demonstrated in class,
   including hand stitches, machine stitching, dart, types of seams and
   seam finishes, collar, facing, waistband, button and buttonhole,
   zipper, hems (hand and machine), pockets, gathers, pleats or tucks,
   fastener.
3.  Determine amount of fabric to buy using size, style, nap, and width of
   fabric.
4.  Evaluate each project and determine total cost.
5.  Two quizzes; final exam.
6.  Read from text.
7.  Repeating students will construct samples and projects demonstrating
   increasingly complex applications:
       a. increasingly complex patterns
       b. fabric manipulation with a variety of fabric textures
       c. 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
5 - 15%
Homework problems
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%
Attendance and participation.


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Required:  Readers' Digest Complete Guide to Sewing. The Readers' Digest
Association. 2004.
Optional:  Sewing Essentials. Cy De Cosse Incorporated. Singer 1998.
Optional:  Sewing for Style. Cy De Cosse Incorporated. Singer (1985 -
latest edition available).
Optional:  Sewing Pants That Fit. Cy De Cosse Incorporated. Singer (1989 -
latest edition available).

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