Legacy High School

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Fashion 2, 3, and Advanced Study (Period 2)

Department
Career & Technical Education
Terms
2018 - 2019 School Year

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Course Description

 

Fashion Design and Construction III & IV

Course Scope

 This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the psychological and social aspects of clothing, and fundamental concepts of fashion, fashion design and construction. Areas of emphasis include fashion, textiles, clothing construction, merchandising, the use and care of sewing equipment and exploration of careers in the fashion industry.

 Course Goals:

  • To construct garments incorporating complex garment features and advanced sewing techniques.
  • To complete alterations of patterns and ready-to-wear clothing.
  • To create fashion products without using a commercial pattern.
  • To illustrate skill in the proper use, care, and minor repair of sewing equipment.
  • To compare performance characteristics of fibers, yarns, and fabrics using the scientific method.
  • To distinguish effects of textile characteristics on design, construction, care, use, and maintenance of fashion products.
  • To design fashion products that take into consideration environmental, ecological, sociological, psychological, technological, and economic trends and issues.
  • To assess market research and fashion forecasting concepts.
  • To evaluate the effects, responsibilities, and trends of the fashion industry on the state, national, and global economy.
  • To develop employability skills for workplace readiness, career development, and job retention within the fashion, textile, and/or design industry.

 

Fashion Design and Construction II

 Course Scope

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the psychological and social aspects of clothing, and fundamental concepts of fashion, fashion design and construction. Areas of emphasis include fashion, textiles, clothing construction, merchandising, the use and care of sewing equipment and exploration of careers in the fashion industry.

 Course Goals:

  • To analyze the historical evolution of fashion.
  • To compare and contrast garment features and their construction techniques.
  • To demonstrate performance characteristics of fibers, yarns, and fabrics using the scientific method.
  • To research, understand, and debate legislation affecting the textile industry. To apply advanced clothing construction techniques.
  • To demonstrate proficiency altering patterns and ready-to-wear clothing.
  • To practice the care, operation, and maintenance of home and specialty sewing equipment.
  • To analyze consumer rights and clothing and textile manufacturers’ responsibilities.
  • To research current technology and trends within the textile industry.
  • To model employability skills, productive work habits, and sound business ethics.
    To research career and educational opportunities related to the fashion industry.

 

CLASS FEE REQUIREMENT

There is a lab fee of $25.00 per year.

This fee is due by September 21, 2018.

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