COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Pattern Making and Sewing Skills I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FA 207
Fall
2
2
3
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 essential knowledge of flat pattern making, draping, sewing techniques, and garment construction.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to construct basic bodice and dress patterns
  • will be able to create design variations with bodice and dress blocks
  • will be able to design with the help of draping techniques
  • will be able to practice hands-on skills with sewing techniques and garment construction
  • will be able to produce garments based on industrial requirements
Course Description This course provides an understanding of the connection between the human body and garment construction. Students learn how to create a pattern for their designs by using flat pattern and draping techniques, and practice hands-on skills for production. The main product focus in this course are bodice and dress. With the overall content, the course supports students’ creativity in fashion design enhancing their knowledge and skills about the methods through garment production.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introducing the: -course content -necessary equipment -studio rules / Sewing exercises
2 Draping: Introduction / Sewing exercises Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapters1-3, pp 1-24. Related demonstrations will be provided for sewing exercises
3 Draping a basic bodice block Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapter 4, pp 25-39.
4 Fit analysis and construction of a basic bodice / Sewing exercises Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapter 4, pp 25-39. Related demonstrations will be provided for sewing exercises
5 Bodice design variations / bodice styles Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapters 5-6, pp 61-125.
6 Bodice design variations / bodice styles / Sewing exercises Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapters 5-6, pp 61-125. Related demonstrations will be provided for sewing exercises
7 Drafting a bodice block by flat pattern making method Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2005), “Pattern making for fashion design”, Prentice Hall. Chap.3 pp.34-63 Aldrich, W. (2008) “Metric Pattern Cutting for women’s wear”, 5th Ed..Blackwell Publishing. pp.15-18
8 Design variations with bodice Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2005), “Pattern making for fashion design”, Prentice Hall. Chapters 4-7, pp. 66-142
9 Design variations with bodice / Sewing exercises Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2005), “Pattern making for fashion design”, Prentice Hall. Chapters 4-7, pp. 66-142 Related demonstrations will be provided for sewing exercises
10 Design variations with bodice Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2005), “Pattern making for fashion design”, Prentice Hall. Chapters 4-7, pp. 66-142
11 Dress blocks and designs Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapters 12-14, pp 263-347.
12 Dress blocks and designs / Sewing exercises Joseph- Armstrong, H.,(2000), “Draping for apparel design”, Fairchild Publications. Chapters 12-14, pp 263-347. Related demonstrations will be provided for sewing exercises
13 Bodice / dress sewing Shields, M. (2011), “Industry Clothing Construction Methods”, Fairchild Publications. pp.107-118 Related demonstrations will be provided
14 Bodice / dress sewing Shields, M. (2011), “Industry Clothing Construction Methods”, Fairchild Publications. pp.107-118 Related demonstrations will be provided
15 Course Review
16 Semester Review
Course Notes/Textbooks

 

 

Suggested Readings/Materials

Aldrich, W. Metric Pattern Cutting for women’s wear 5th Ed.Blackwell Publishing. ISBN: 9781405175678

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

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

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

Joseph-Armstrong, H. (2000), “Draping for Apparel Design”, Fairchild Publications  ISBN: 978-1563671026

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

Shields, M. (2011), “Industry Clothing Construction Methods”, Fairchild Publications. ISBN: 978-1563677267

Yeşilpınar,S.,(2006), “Giysi Kalıpçılığı I”, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Tekstil, Hazır giyim ve Boya Araştırma Uygulama Merkezi Yayınları. 975-4412324

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
30
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
40
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
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
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
10
3
30
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
10
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
10
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
10
Final Exams
    Total
124

 

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.

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.

X
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.

X
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.

X

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