Maricopa Community Colleges  TEC125   19946-20045 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 03/22/94
TEC125 19946-20045 LEC 3 Credit(s) 3 Period(s)
Fashion Design
Practical techniques of fashion sketching, pattern drafting and draping. Design apparel. Prerequisites: None. TEC106 and TEC123 recommended.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
TEC125   19946-20045 Fashion Design
1. Trace the historical development of fashion and the fashion industry. (I)
2. Sketch garments accurately on a fashion figure with the aid of a croquis. (II)
3. Demonstrate the principles of design and evaluate the design of ready-to-wear apparel in relationship to the principles and elements of design. (III)
4. List the steps in developing a sample garment. (III)
5. Use the flat pattern method to pivot darts and change a basic sleeve pattern to a gathered sleeve. (IV)
6. Drape, mark, and true a basic bodice front and back. (IV)
7. Select appropriqate textile swatches for garments in design assignments. (V)
8. List natural and man-made fibers. (V)
9. Explain the basics of fabric construction, color application, and finishing techniques. (V)
10. Explain the relationship between textile production and product development and marketing. (VI)
11. Calculate the cost of producing selected garments. (VII)
12. Explain domestic and international fashion centers' design and manufacturing specialties. (VIII)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
TEC125   19946-20045 Fashion Design
    I. Fashion Development
        A. France as the center of fashion
        B. Industrial revolution
          1. Sewing machine
          2. Commercial patterns
        C. Retailing in the 19th century
        D. Mass media
          1. Entertainment
          2. Sports
        E. World War I
        F. Depression
        G. World War II
        H. Return to tradition
      II. Fashion Sketching
          A. Undressing the croquis
            1. Front view
            2. Three-quarter view
          B. Necklines
          C. Silhouettes
        III. Design Development
            A. Line
              1. Item
              2. Group
            B. Elements of design
            C. Principles of design
            D. Sample garment
              1. Sketch
              2. First pattern
              3. Construction sample
              4. Line selection
          IV. Pattern Making
              A. Introduction to flat pattern
                1. Darts (bodice front and back)
                2. Sleeves (gathers)
              B. Introduction to draping
                1. Basic waist front
                  a. Preparing muslin
                  b. Draping
                  c. Marking
                  d. Trueing
                2. Basic waist back
                  a. Preparing muslin
                  b. Draping
                  c. Marking
                  d. Trueing
            V. Textiles
                A. Natural and man-made fibers
                B. Fabric construction
                C. Color application
                D. Finishing
              VI. Textile Product Development and Marketing
                  A. Fiber development
                  B. Sales promotion
                  C. Fiber distribution
                  D. Fabric development
                  E. Fabric marketing
                VII. Apparel Production
                    A. Financing
                    B. Costing a garment
                    C. Purchasing piece goods
                    D. Scheduling production
                    E. Contracting
                    F. Patterning and cutting procedures
                    G. Assembling garments
                    H. Shipping
                  VIII. International and Domestic Fashion Centers
                      A. Paris
                        1. Haute Couture
                        2. Pret-a-porter
                      B. Italy
                      C. London
                      D. Other international centers
                      E. Domestic fashion centers
                        1. New York
                        2. Regional centers
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