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Clothing Construction I
CLOTH CONST I
CLASS CODE: HFED 207 CREDITS:  2 FEE:  $7.00
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: HOME & FAMILY EDUCATION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: For those with little or no sewing experience. Students will learn the application of construction principles from commercial patterns in making apparel. Emphasis will be on basic construction techniques and fundamental fitting. Materials approximately $50 or more.
DESCRIPTION: For those with little or no sewing experience. Students will learn the application of construction principles from commercial patterns in making apparel. Emphasis will be on basic construction techniques and fundamental fitting. Materials approximately $50 or more.
TOPICS: Patterns and pattern companies; Body measurements; Pattern alterations; The sewing machine; Grain of Fabric; Seams and seam finishes; Fabric preparation for cutting; Cutting and marking; Construction techniques; Stay stitching; Buttonholes and buttons; Lapped zippers; Hems; Fasteners; Waistbands; Collars; Sleeves; Elastic casing; Darts
OBJECTIVES: Students will learn basic clothing construction principles and develop basic sewing construction skills. Emphasis will be on beginning and basic sewing techniques, pattern interpretation and fundamental fitting problems.
REQUIREMENTS: Seven sets of samples of sewing techniques; Pillowcase with continuous bias strip trim; Elastic waist trousers; Skirt with waistband and lapped zipper; Camp shirt with collar, darts, set-in sleeves, buttons and buttonholes.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2003