Apparel Merchandising / Interior Design | Creative Apparel Design - Pattern Drafting
H305 | 1116 | Christiansen


Meeting Day and Time:  M, W, 1:25-3:25

Course Description and Content

Apparel design through the fundamental principles and
processes of flat pattern development methods.  Experimentation with
sloper development and pattern drafting to produce original apparel
designs.

Required Texts and Readings

Pattern Making by the Flat-pattern Method, Eighth Edition (1999) by
Norma Hollen and Carolyn J. Kundel

Outline Course Requirements

A quarter-scale development and drafting notebook will be completed
comprising examples of all techniques learned in class.  Two major
projects will be completed during the semester:  a pleated skirt and
a final garment of original design.  For these projects patterns
will be developed, followed by garment construction. Also, a number
of  full size patterns will be developed or drafted and one exam and
several quizzes will be included in the grade.