Intermediate Clothing Construction

Intermediate Clothing Construction
Assessing and executing various construction methods, including construction of several full-scale garments.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 5.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesSFL 185R or equivalent sewing skills.
 NoteStudent-supplied materials required. Fee.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining SFL 287
Course Outcomes

Content and Learning

  • Increase your ability in making appropriate choices among various construction methods given various fabric and style variables
  • Strengthen and broaden your experience in apparel construction techniques.
  • Learn and use correct/appropriate construction terminology
  • Recognize and describe quality characteristics of various construction techniques, understand and apply processes necessary to produce them, and accurately evaluate resulting quality.
  • Create examples of construction techniques which illustrate personal skill improvement over the course of the semester.
  • Assemble a sample portfolio with materials prepared, mounted, and presented professionally.
  • Continue to feel a sense of accomplishment and personal satisfaction in sewing.
  • Understand and apply garment assembly sequencing as it relates to fabric and style variables.
  • Demonstrate the “sample making” teaching approach and the “garment making” teaching approach in order to evaluate and have both in the professional repertoire.