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Fashion Design - Apparel

Fall 2017 Courses

August 28 - December 23

 

AP 241 Leather Apparel Design Room Techniques
2.5 credits In-state $487.50 Out-of-state $1,465
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
20717 15A M 6:30 pm-10:20 pm A488


AP 242 Haute Couture Sewing Techniques
2.5 credits In-state $487.50 Out-of-state $1,465
Prerequisite: 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
21683 15A R 6:30 pm-10:20 pm C603
23715 15B W 6:30 pm-10:20 pm C601


AP 243 Haute Couture Decorative Techniques and Embellishments
2.5 credits In-state $487.50 Out-of-state $1,465
Prerequisite: AP 242 or approval of chair
Expands knowledge of 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-10:20 pm C801


AP 244 Haute Couture Construction and Technology
2.5 credits In-state $487.50 Out-of-state $1,465
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-10:20 pm C801


AP 253 Leather Apparel Design
2.5 credits In-state $487.50 Out-of-state $1,465
Prerequisites: FD 112 and FD 221 and (AP 241 or MW 232)
Study the use of leather, suede, and other animal skins and apply these materials to the design principles exclusive to creating men's and women's apparel. Develop original designs utilizing draping and flat pattern industrial methods.

CRN Section Day Time Location
30641 15A F 6:30 pm-10:20 pm A487


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.

CRN Section Day Time Location
24371 15A M 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, this 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.

CRN Section Day Time Location
29795 15A W 6:30 pm-10:20 pm C713
29797 15B S 9:10 am-1:00 pm C713


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 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.

CRN Section Day Time Location
30691 15B M 6:30 pm-10:20 pm C813


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.

CRN Section Day Time Location
27842 15A W 6:30 pm-9:20 pm C606
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