CGC510 - Clothing Construction V

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Subject Title
Clothing Construction V

Subject Description
This subject is designed for students to explore, research and apply creative and specialized sewing techniques. A series of samples using specialty fabrics will be produced to develop proficiency in these techniques. Students will also develop construction samples to support their own signature collection.

Credit Status
1 Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate advanced sewing skills and use of equipment by completing a series of samples related to specialty markets and fabrications;
  2. Operate specialized industrial sewing machines;
  3. Embellish garments using applied design techniques, such as embroidery, beading, pleating, etc;
  4. Develop design ideas and construction detail through creative sewing samples and experimentation;
  5. Construct a highly structured, contoured garment and adaptation into special occasion or fashion forward markets;
  6. Complete the process of developing support samples for apparel design and construction using appropriate methods.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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