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Industrial Sewing Methods (APRL 1000)

Total Credits: 4
Lecture Credits: 3
Lab Credits: 1

Description: This hands-on course provides technical, detail-oriented sewing instruction through lecture, demonstration, practice and application in an industrially equipped laboratory. Upon completion of this course, you will have knowledge of industrial sewing techniques, basic garment construction order, industrial equipment operation and basic maintenance. In this course, use of standard techniques and terminology prepares you for further coursework in the Apparel Technologies program. Must be taken A-F.

Topical Outline:
1. Industrial sewing machine operations
2. Gravity iron and industrial pressing techniques
3. Sewing terms and basic fabric identification
4. Seams and seam finishes
5. Knit shirt
6. Tailored shirt

Learning Outcomes:
1. Operate industrial equipment
2. Operate industrial pressing equipment
3. Identify grain and basic fabric types
4. Seams and seam finishes
5. Construct knit shirt
6. Construct tailored shirt

Prerequisites:  Placement into READ 0200 or ESOL 0052 or completion of READ 0100 or ESOL 0042