COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Introduction to Fashion Design
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FA 152
Spring
1
6
4
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to provide an introduction to fashion design processes and fashion industry components. Basics of pattern making and sewing techniques are also included within the content.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • discuss elements and principles of fashion design
  • apply the necessary presentation techniques for fashion design
  • plan the process of design development
  • construct patterns and garments based on industrial requirements
  • practice hands-on skills with sewing techniques
Course Description This course encompasses the fashion design process from inspiration through garment construction and fit improvement. Focus is on terminology, the creative process of design, patternmaking and sewing. The course also provides students understanding and know-how of garment construction by analyzing the relationship with the human body.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Meeting with students. Introduction to the course, syllabus, course materials and studio rules // Design, Fashion Design and the Principles of Design Jones, S.J. (2005), “Fashion Design”, Watson-Guptill Publications, NY. Chapter 3. Page 99-110 Gerval, O. (2008), “Fashion: Concept to Catwalk” A&C Black, London. Chapter 3. Page 86-100. Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing.
2 Preparing The Principles of Design Board // Sources of Inspiration and the Importance of Design Research Seivewright, S. (2012), “Basics: Fashion Design 01: Research and Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 978-2940411702 Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 9782940411788
3 Technical Trip (Forum Bornova) // Preparing Brand Report Seivewright, S. (2012), “Basics: Fashion Design 01: Research and Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 978-2940411702 Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 9782940411788
4 Preparing Brand Report // Concept Development
5 Mindmap Preperation Seivewright, S. (2012), “Basics: Fashion Design 01: Research and Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 978-2940411702 Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 9782940411788
6 Introduction to Moodboard // Moodboard Preperation Seivewright, S. (2012), “Basics: Fashion Design 01: Research and Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 978-2940411702 Juan Baeza(2014), “Fashion Drawing Course: From Human Figure to Fashion Illustration”, Promopress, 97888415967064
7 Sketchbook Process (Print, Texture, Color) Seivewright, S. (2012), “Basics: Fashion Design 01: Research and Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 978-2940411702 Juan Baeza(2014), “Fashion Drawing Course : From Human Figure to Fashion Illustration”, Promopress, 97888415967064 Jones, S.J. (2005), “Fashion Design”, Watson-Guptill Publications, NY. Chapter 3. Page 99-110 Gerval, O. (2008), “Fashion: Concept to Catwalk” A&C Black, London. Chapter 3. Page 86-100.
8 Sketchbook Process (Print, Texture, Color) // Skirt Design Process Color and Detail Drawings Tatham, C., Seaman, J. (2003), “Fashion Design Drawing Course” Barron’s., Chapter 2. Page 50-79. Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall. Chapter 13. Pages 234-314.
9 Sketchbook Process (Print, Texture, Color) // Introduction to Basic Skirt Pattern and Variations Fischer, A. (2009), “Basics: Fashion Design 03. Construction”, Ava Publishing. Chapter 1. Pages 12-33. Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall. Chapter 13. Pages 234-314.
10 Introduction to Basic Skirt Pattern // Skirt Pattern Variations Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall. Chapter 13. Pages 234-314.
11 Calico Sewing Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall. Chapter 13. Pages 234-314.
12 Sewing and Process Photography Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall. Chapter 13. Pages 234-314.
13 Sewing and Process Photography
14 Skirt and Sketchbook Submission
15 Semester Review
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks
Suggested Readings/Materials

Amaden-Crawford, C. (2006), “A guide to Fashion Sewing”, Fairchild Publications.  ISBN:  978-1609010010

 

Gerval, O. (2008), “Fashion: Concept to Catwalk” A&C Black, London. Chapter 3. Page 86-100. ISBN: 9781408100776

 

Hopkins, J. (2011), “Basics: Fashion Design 05: Fashion Drawing”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 9782940411153

 

Joseph –Armstrong, H. (2005), “Pattern Making for Fashion Design”, Prentice Hall.  ISBN: 978-0135018767

 

Joseph-Armstrong, H. (2013), “Draping for Apparel Design”, Fairchild Publications  ISBN: 978-1609012403

 

Jones, S.J. (2005), “Fashion Design”, Watson-Guptill Publications, NY.  ISBN: 9780823016440

Kim, I., Uh, M. (2002), “Apparel Making in Fashion Design”, Fairchild Publications.   ISBN: 978-1563672163

 

Marshall, S., Jackson, H., Stanley, M., Kefgen, M, Touchie-Spech, P.(2004), “Individuality in Clothing Selection and Personal Appearance”, Pearson Prentice Hall. Part 2, Pages 189-288. ISBN: 013035865-7

Seivewright, S. (2012), “Basics: Fashion Design 01: Research and Design”, Ava Publishing. ISBN: 978-2940411702

 

Sorger, R., Udale, J. (2006), “The Fundamentals of Fashion Design”, Ava Publishing.  ISBN: 9782940411788

Fischer, A. (2009), “Basics: Fashion Design 03. Construction”, Ava Publishing.  ISBN: 978-2940373758

 

Tatham, C., Seaman, J. (2003), “Fashion Design Drawing Course” Barron’s. ISBN:9780500284360

 

Other magazines in the library

 

Websites such as:  

www.firstview.com

www.wgsn.com

www.wwd.com

www.fashion.about.com

www.hintmag.com

vogue.com

 

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
10
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
1
35
Project
1
15
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
6
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
1
16
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
6
Study Hours Out of Class
0
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
4
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
3
Presentation / Jury
1
3
Project
1
4
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
4
Final Exams
    Total
130

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to develop and design a collection independently.

X
2

To be able to do maintain a design research individually or as a team.

X
3

To be able to develop entrepreneurship- and managerial skills for a future professional practice.

4

To be able to understand, interpret and apply theoretical knowledge in fashion and textile design.

X
5

To be able to analyze and integrate the particular local and regional needs and of their profession.

6

To be able to obtain a multidisciplinary point of view, follow and analyze the new issues, changes and trends in contemporary design and art in such a way that they can be integrated into design practice.

X
7

To be able to apply industrial requirements, knowledge of material & usage and know-how knowledge in the creation of high quality fashion products.

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of fashion and textile design.

9

To be able to develop an ongoing analytical and professional approach to academic and design research.

X
10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen area of interest.

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of fashion and textile design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest