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Fashion Design - Apparel

Winter Session: January 5 - 21
Spring Session: January 26 - May 18

Winter Courses

FD 131 Sewing Techniques I
1.5 credits
In-state $282 Out-of-state $844.50
Students learn the basic professional techniques used in the construction of designers' sample garments. Sewing techniques--including cutting, construction, and finishing--are explored, using industrial equipment to create sample garments in cotton or cotton-type fabrics.
CRN Section Day Time Location
3004 15A M T W R F 9:00 am-12:45 pm C713
3476 15B M T W R F 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C713

Spring Courses

FD 111 Draping I: Fundamentals
3 credits  
In-state $546     Out-of-state $1,689
Prerequisite or Co-requisite: FD 131 for evening/weekend students only
Introductory course explores the three-dimensional draping approach to executing garment design. Projects introduce the important principles of grain, balance, and construction. Through critiqued design development on the dress form, students develop their own sense of proportion, silhouette, line, and style, while exploring current market trends. Course utilizes strong sewing skills.

12836    15A MW  6:30 pm-9:20 pm C710
 11832
15B    S    9:10 am-12:00 pm C704
    1:10 pm-4:00 pm C704
   

FD 116 Apparel Design Workshop
2 credits   
In-state $376       Out-of-state $1,126
Prerequisites: FD 115 and FD 131
A continuation of FD 115, this course further develops students' understanding of fundamental draping procedures and their application to current trends. As a final project, a term garment is developed that involves the selection of fabric, draping, and construction, and following industrial sample room procedures.
16234    15A     R    6:30 pm-9:20 pm  C801 


FD 121 Flat Pattern Design I
1.5 credits  
In-state $282       Out-of-state $844.50
Introductory flat pattern course explores the two-dimensional method to execute garment designs. Utilizing basic slopers, students develop original design concepts through the slash-and-spread and pivot techniques. Projects are evaluated on the dress form for fit, balance, style, creativity, and proportion. Course utilizes strong sewing skills.
12310  15B
6:30 pm-9:20 pm C606 
11857 15C S 9:10 am-12:00 pm C710


FD 132 Sewing Techniques II
1.5 credits   
In-state $282       Out-of-state $844.50
Prerequisite: FD 131
Builds upon skills learned in Sewing Techniques I. Students learn new and more complex design room construction, and develop advanced techniques currently used in the fashion industry.
12057  15A  T   6:30 pm-9:20 pm  C715 
              

AP 241 Leather Apparel Design Room Techniques
2.5 credits
In-state $470 Out-of-state $1,407.50
Prerequisites: MW 141 or FD 131
Teaches construction, processing, finishing, and decorative techniques for making men's or women's leather garments. Learn about the leather apparel industry, resources, and suppliers.
CRN Section Day Time Location
11883 15A M 6:30 pm-10:00 pm A487

AP 242 Haute Couture Sewing Techniques
2.5 credits
In-state $470 Out-of-state $1,407.50
Prerequisites: DP 111 or FD 131 or TL 111 or approval of program advisor
The sewing techniques practiced in the finest haute couture ateliers around the world are introduced and provide the basis for understanding couture. Learn couture techniques in cutting, hand stitching, seam and hem finishes, pocket construction, pressing, and finishing.
CRN Section Day Time Location
13839 15A M 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C801

AP 243 Haute Couture Decorative Techniques and Embellishments
2.5 credits
In-state $470 Out-of-state $1,407.50
Prerequisite: AP 242 or approval of chairperson
Expands knowledge of the couture by exploring various decorative techniques. Learn how to hand bead and apply rocailles, sequins, pearls, and faux gems on different types of fabrics. Create embellishments such as flowers and frog closures from fabric and ribbons, hand embroider original designs, and learn the arts of quilting, cartridge pleating, and trapunto.

CRN Section Day Time Location
10853 15A T
6:30 pm-10:00 pm C603
15802
 15B M
 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C803

AP 275 Haute Couture Apparel Design
3 credits
In-state $564 Out-of-state $1,689
Prerequisites: (DP 212 or FD 112) and AP 243 and AP 244
Apply knowledge of the couture to design, drape, fit, and construct a mini-collection for a particular target market. Develop styles and images through fabric sourcing, market research, and inspirational research.
CRN Section Day Time Location
12873 15A M W
6:30 pm-9:20 pm C813

FD 115 Introduction to Draping
2 credits
In-state $376 Out-of-state $1,126
This course introduces the student to the basic principles of draping, keeping in mind the importance of grain, balance, and structure in a garment. An understanding of fundamental draping procedures and their application to current trends is addressed. Tools and materials essential for professional results are demonstrated and used.
CRN Section Day Time Location
14531 15A W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C802

FD 131 Sewing Techniques I
1.5 credits
In-state $282 Out-of-state $844.50
Students learn the basic professional techniques used in the construction of designers' sample garments. Sewing techniques--including cutting, construction, and finishing--are explored, using industrial equipment to create sample garments in cotton or cotton-type fabrics.
CRN Section Day Time Location
11863 15A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C713
12837 15B M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C715
11864 15C T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C813
11865 15D W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C713
11866 15E R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C813
11867 15F S 9:10 am-12:00 pm C713

FD 282 Corsetry in Fashion II
2.5 credits
In-state $470 Out-of-state $1,407.50
Prerequisite: FD 281 or approval of chairperson
Students explore the history of corsetry from 1850 to the present and the interpretation of structured undergarments in contemporary fashion trends. Further developing the technical skills learned in FD 281, students create a period corset and design a contemporary corset and garment.
CRN Section Day Time Location
15803 15A M 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C714
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