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Fashion Design - Apparel

Fall 2015 Courses

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
23715 15B W 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C601

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
26901 15A W 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C801

AP 244 Haute Couture Construction and Technology
2.5 credits
In-state $470 Out-of-state $1,407.50
Prerequisite: AP 242
Apply couture sewing methodology and construct a skirt and jacket in order to understand the fitting process, couture fabric selection, proper cutting procedures, and inner construction methods.
CRN Section Day Time Location
26314 15A T 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C801

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
26398 15A R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C802

FD 116 Apparel Design Workshop
2 credits
In-state $376 Out-of-state $1,126
Prerequisite: FD 115 and FD 131
A continuation of FD 115, this course further develops students<0x2019> 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.
CRN Section Day Time Location
29306 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
24383 15A M 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C713
24384 15B T 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C713
24386 15C W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C713
24387 15D R 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C713
24388 15E S 9:10 am-12:00 pm C713

FD 281 Corsetry in Fashion I
2.5 credits
In-state $470 Out-of-state $1,407.50
Prerequisites: DP 112 or FD 112
Students study the history of corsetry from the 1600s to the 1850s and learn how the body is manipulated to create a fashion silhouette. Through museum visits and online market research, students analyze the differences between corsetry and class draping and develop technical patterns to create period corsets using traditional construction techniques.
CRN Section Day Time Location
24693 15A M 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C714
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