Maricopa Community Colleges  INT160   19946-20045 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 04/26/94
INT160 19946-20045 LEC 3 Credit(s) 3 Period(s)
Fabrics for Interiors
Composition and design characteristics of fiber and fabrics. History of fabric and fabric use. Uses and commercial sale of fabrics. Prerequisites: None.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
INT160   19946-20045 Fabrics for Interiors
1. Identify and describe the four components of fabrics. (I)
2. Describe the historical use and development of each fabric component. (I)
3. Demonstrate an understanding of basic weaving techniques. (I)
4. Identify and describe the appropriate use of fabrics in a variety of interior design situations. (II)
5. Identify and describe testing requirements and code standards for a variety of fabrics. (III)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
INT160   19946-20045 Fabrics for Interiors
    I. Fabrics Components
        A. Fibres
          1. Historical Overview
          2. Synthetic
          3. Natural
        B. Yarns
          1. Historical Overview
          2. Spun vs. Continuous Filament
          3. Simple vs. Complex
        C. Construction
          1. Historical Overview
          2. Weaving: No Elements
          3. Weaving: 2,3, and 4 Elements
        D. Finishing
          1. Historical Overview
          2. Basic Finishes
          3. Specialty Finishes
          4. Functional Finishes
      II. Fabric Use In Interior Design
          A. Residential
          B. Commercial
        III. Fabric Testing and Codes
            A. Fire Retardant
            B. Durability
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