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Fashion Design - Apparel

Summer 1 2018 Courses

May 29 - July 2

Summer 2 2018 Courses

July 9 - August 2


AP 242 Haute Couture Sewing Techniques
2.5 credits In-state $487.50 Out-of-state $1,465
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.

SUMMER 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2438 15A M T W R 9:00 am-1:25 pm C603  


FD 117 Design Studio I—Introduction to Draping
2 credits In-state $390 Out-of-state $1,172
This course introduces fashion design students to the basic principles and techniques of draping in fabric as a means to creatively interpret and develop contemporary designs. An emphasis on proportion, balance, and shape as related to design aesthetics broadens students' understanding for actualizing and realizing three-dimensional design prototypes through manipulating muslin.

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2432 15A M T W 6:00 pm-9:50 pm C704  


FD 121 Flat Pattern Design I
1.5 credits In-state $292.50 Out-of-state $879
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. 

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2434 15A M T W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C606


FD 133 Materials and Construction I
2 credits In-state $390 Out-of-state $1,172
As related to the fashion designer, course stresses hands-on construction, cutting, and finishing techniques for creating garment prototypes. It introduces materials (cottons, wools, interfacings), core characteristics, and handling. Visits to MFIT study rooms/exhibitions provide further opportunities to explore the influence of fabrication choices, construction details, and techniques on silhouette development.

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2429 15A M T W 9:00 am-12:50 pm C713
2430 15B M T W 1:30 pm-5:20 pm C713

SUMMER 2

CRN Section Day Time Location
2435 15C M T W R 9:00 am-12:40 pm C715  


FD 134 Materials and Construction II
2 credits In-state $390 Out-of-state $1,172
Prerequisite: FD 133
This course advances students' knowledge about materials, core properties, and construction techniques that inform their choices made for silhouette creation and hands-on prototype development. Visits to the Museum at FIT study rooms and exhibitions provide further opportunities to explore fabrications. Students make garments using high-end construction details and techniques.

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2431 15A M T W 6:00 pm-9:50 pm C715  


FD 221 Flat Pattern Design II
1.5 credits In-state $292.50 Out-of-state $879
Prerequisite: FD 121
This course allows students to proceed from the study and application of the basic principles of patternmaking to a more comprehensive view of design within flat pattern methods and principles. Basic torso slopers are developed with the sleeve and are combined to form the kimono/dolman sloper. 

SUMMER 2 

CRN Section Day Time Location
2437 15A M T W 9:00 am-12:40 pm C606  


FD 244 Design Development: Digital Communication and Management
1.5 credits
Online: In-state $315 Out-of-state $901.50
Prerequisite: FF 245
This course is an in-depth survey from concept to completion of the industry standard for design-to-manufacturing procedures and practices. Utilizing digital apparel management programs and tools ( such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Excel, and Gerber-PDM software), students learn to effectively execute design ideas and communicate design information across multiple platforms for various design and development stages. 

SUMMER 1

CRN Section Day Time Location
2433 OL1   ONLINE COURSE
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