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Garment Construction (APRL 1400)

Total Credits: 3
Lecture Credits: 2
Lab Credits: 1

Description: This course provides intermediate garment construction techniques. The student will be introduced to hand stitches, inner support materials, facings zipper applications, and closures used to construct quality garments. Students will learn and apply techniques by producing samples, construction a lined vest, and a lined pair of pants. I instructions is delivered by lecture and demonstration. Student assessment is evaluated by assigned samples, pattern work, fit and constructions of the garments along with a written mid-term and final examination. Must be taken A-F.

Topical Outline:
1. Hand stitches
2. Zippers
3. Interfacing
4. Pattern preparation
5. Vest construction
6. Pant construction

Learning Outcomes:
1. Identify and apply of hand stitches
2. Identify interfacing types, its function and application
3. Apply zippers to sample fabric
4. Develop pant pattern with specific elements
5. Construct vest
6. Design and construct pant

Prerequisites:  APRL 1000, APRL 1025, APRL 1100, and APRL 1360
Co-requisites:  APRL 2015, APRL 2150, APRL 2350, and APRL 2750