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Advanced Garment Construction (APRL 2420)

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

Description: This course presents advanced levels of garment construction. You will explore pattern adjustment, fitting techniques, and specialized construction applications. You will learn and use specialized techniques for a variety of ready-to-wear and couture garments. You will analyze fit, perform pattern adjustments, and construct a jacket and shirt. Must be taken A-F.

Topical Outline:
1. Women's Tailored Jacket and Skirt Styles
2. Fabric Preparation
3. Inner Support Selection
4. Analyze Fit
5. Specialized Construction and Alteration Techniques
6. Advanced Pressing Techniques

Learning Outcomes:
1. Identify women’s tailored jacket and skirt styles
2. Develop inner support of jacket shell
3. Identify proper fit
4. Construct women’s jacket shell and skirt
5. Identify and perform specialized construction and alteration techniques
6. Perform final pressing and finishing techniques

Prerequisites:  APRL 1400, APRL 2015, APRL 2350, and APRL 2750
Co-requisites:  APRL 2150 and APRL 2350