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FAS345 Construction I

[1–2, 2 cr.]

This studio course is a basic introduction to the techniques of fashion making, from hands-on craft and basic patternmaking to methods of measuring and sizing in translating design concepts into 3D form. Topics covered include: textile technology, layout drafting and cutting, draping to achieve basic garment components, as well as hand and machine sewing and finishing. Supplementary visits will be made to local factories to observe the process of producing garments on a mass quantity scale.

Pre-Requisite: FAS236
Co-Requisite: FAS335 & FAS365