FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Textile and Fashion Design

FA 207 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Pattern Making and Sewing Skills I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FA 207
Fall
2
2
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery Blended
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Critical feedback
Application: Experiment / Laboratory / Workshop
Practical demonstration
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to provide essential knowledge of flat pattern making, draping, sewing techniques, and garment construction.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to construct basic skirt and bodice patterns
  • will be able to create design variations with skirt and bodice blocks
  • will be able to practice hands-on skills with sewing techniques and garment construction
  • will be able to describe computer aided design system elements
  • will be able to develop flat patterns of designed garments
Course Description This course provides an understanding of the connection between the human body and garment construction. Students learn how to create a pattern for their designs by using flat pattern techniques, and practice hands-on skills for production, in addition to basics of computer aided pattern making. The main product focus in this course are skirt and bodice. With the overall content, the course supports students’ creativity in fashion design enhancing their knowledge and skills about the methods through garment production.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
X
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introducing the: -syllabus and course content -necessary equipment Meeting with students
2 Drafting the skirt block / Skirt design variations Fischer, A. (2009), “Basics: Fashion Design 03. Construction”, Ava Publishing. Chapter 1. Pages 12-33. Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall. Chapter 13. Pages 234-314.
3 Skirt design variations Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall. Chapter 13. Pages 234-314. Yeşilpınar,S.,(2006), “Giysi Kalıpçılığı I”, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Tekstil, Hazır giyim ve Boya Araştırma Uygulama Merkezi Yayınları. 975-4412324
4 Sewing machines and techniques, Sewing exercises Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing. Chapter 4. Pages 90-93. Chapter 3. Pages 71-82. Related demonstrations will be provided for sewing exercises
5 Sewing exercises Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing. Chapter 4. Pages 90-93. Chapter 3. Pages 71-82. Related demonstrations will be provided for sewing exercises
6 Skirt design variations / Sewing exercises Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall. Chapter 13. Pages 234-314. Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing. Chapter 4. Pages 90-93. Chapter 3. Pages 71-82. Related demonstrations will be provided for sewing exercises
7 Basic bodice block Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2005), “Pattern making for fashion design”, Prentice Hall. Chap.3 pp.34-63
8 Bodice design variations Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2005), “Pattern making for fashion design”, Prentice Hall. Chapters 4-7, pp. 66-142
9 Draping a basic bodice block Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapters1-3, pp 1-24. Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapter 4, pp 25-39.
10 Draping a basic bodice block Fit analysis Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapters1-3, pp 1-24. Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapter 4, pp 25-39.
11 Bodice design variations / bodice styles Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapters 5-6, pp 61-125.
12 Bodice design variations / bodice styles Sewing exercises Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapters 5-6, pp 61-125.
13 Bodice design variations / bodice styles Sewing exercises Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapters 5-6, pp 61-125.
14 Bodice design variations / bodice styles Sewing exercises Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapters 5-6, pp 61-125.
15 Course Review
16 Semester Review

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

 

 

Suggested Readings/Materials

Aldrich, W. Metric Pattern Cutting for women’s wear 5th Ed.Blackwell Publishing. ISBN: 9781405175678

 

Amaden-Crawford, C. (2006), “A guide to Fashion Sewing”, Fairchild Publications.  ISBN:  978-1609010010

 

Fischer, A. (2009), “Basics: Fashion Design 03. Construction”, Ava Publishing.  ISBN: 978-2940373758

 

Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall.  ISBN: 978-0135018767

 

Joseph-Armstrong, H. (2000), “Draping for Apparel Design”, Fairchild Publications  ISBN: 978-1563671026

 

Kim, I., Uh, M. (2002), “Apparel Making in Fashion Design”, Fairchild Publications.   ISBN: 978-1563672163

 

Shields, M. (2011), “Industry Clothing Construction Methods”, Fairchild Publications. ISBN: 978-1563677267

 

Stott, M. (2012), “Pattern cutting for clothing using CAD” , Woodhead Publishing.

Yeşilpınar,S.,(2006), “Giysi Kalıpçılığı I”, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Tekstil, Hazır giyim ve Boya Araştırma Uygulama Merkezi Yayınları. 975-4412324

 

Other magazines in the library

 

Websites such as:  

www.firstview.com

www.wgsn.com

www.wwd.com

www.fashion.about.com

www.hintmag.com

vogue.com

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
30
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
30
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
30
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
4
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
2
32
Study Hours Out of Class
5
5
25
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
10
10
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
1
10
10
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
1
11
11
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
0
Final Exam
0
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to develop and design a collection independently.

X
2

To be able to do maintain a design research individually or as a team.

3

To be able to develop entrepreneurship- and managerial skills for a future professional practice.

4

To be able to understand, interpret and apply theoretical knowledge in fashion and textile design.

5

To be able to analyze and integrate the particular local and regional needs and of their profession.

6

To be able to obtain a multidisciplinary point of view, follow and analyze the new issues, changes and trends in contemporary design and art in such a way that they can be integrated into design practice.

X
7

To be able to apply industrial requirements, knowledge of material & usage and know-how knowledge in the creation of high quality fashion products.

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of fashion and textile design.

X
9

To be able to develop an ongoing analytical and professional approach to academic and design research.

10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen area of interest.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of fashion and textile design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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