SFL 287

Intermediate Clothing Construction

Family Life College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences

Course Description

Assessing and executing various construction methods, including construction of several full-scale garments.

When Taught

Fall, Winter, Spring

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

1.5

Fixed

4

Other Prerequisites

SFL 185R or equivalent sewing skills.

Fee

30

Note

Student-supplied materials required. Fee.

Title

Content and Learning

Learning Outcome

Increase your ability in making appropriate choices among various construction methods given various fabric and style variablesStrengthen and broaden your experience in apparel construction techniques.Learn and use correct/appropriate construction terminologyRecognize 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.