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Clothing Line Design (APRL 2550)

Total Credits: 4
Lecture Credits: 2
Lab Credits: 2

Description: This course is a capstone to the Apparel Technologies program. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate concepts and skills by developing a line of clothing. You will explore fashion history, color theory, concept and theme development, and the creative process. Also, you will examine market categories, fabrication and sourcing. Must be taken A-F.

Topical Outline:
1. Concept and theme development
2. Color theory
3. Market categories
4. Pattern development
5. Fit analysis
6. Fabrication, construction and finishing

Learning Outcomes:
1. Identify inspirational sources
2. Understand basic color theory
3. Research trends and market niches
4. Apply fabrication methods
5. Analyze fit and perform pattern adjustments
6. Identify and apply construction and finishing techniques

Prerequisites:  APRL 2150, APRL 2355, and APRL 2420
Co-requisites:  APRL 2540