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Spotlight On: Fashion

The Fashion Design and Merchandising Department

Come learn with us in a vibrant and friendly learning environment for the beginner and experienced student.

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Classes Offered for Spring 2017:

Principles of Design
Clothing Construction - Beginning and Intermediate
Apparel Analysis
Pattern Making - Flat Pattern and French Pattern Drafting Courses
Intro to the Fashion Industry
Millinery - Hat Making
History of Fashion
and more...

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Fall 2017 Courses | Spring 2018 Courses


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   IN
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FASH 110 - 89439 - Beg. Clothing Construction

FASH 110 BEGINNING CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to provide an overview of basic sewing techniques, sewing machine skills, and an understanding of fabrics and patterns. The focus is on clothing construction techniques for students with little or no sewing experience. Transfer: CSU.

Th 9:10am-12:00pm Chaney,R
Day Class   IN
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FASH 110 - 89439 - Beg. Clothing Construction

FASH 110 BEGINNING CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to provide an overview of basic sewing techniques, sewing machine skills, and an understanding of fabrics and patterns. The focus is on clothing construction techniques for students with little or no sewing experience. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 1 Hrs/Wk Chaney,R
Evening Class   IN
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FASH 110 - 84099 - Beg. Clothing Construction

FASH 110 BEGINNING CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to provide an overview of basic sewing techniques, sewing machine skills, and an understanding of fabrics and patterns. The focus is on clothing construction techniques for students with little or no sewing experience. Transfer: CSU.

M 6:30pm-9:35pm Lorist,K
Evening Class   IN
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FASH 110 - 84099 - Beg. Clothing Construction

FASH 110 BEGINNING CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to provide an overview of basic sewing techniques, sewing machine skills, and an understanding of fabrics and patterns. The focus is on clothing construction techniques for students with little or no sewing experience. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 1 Hrs/Wk Lorist,K
Day Class   IN
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FASH 111 - 84100 - Techniques of Fit

FASH 111 TECHNIQUES OF FIT

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An overview of various pattern alteration techniques for skirts and bodices based on individual figure variations. Techniques examine sizing methods, ease assessment, fabric variability, and the identification of figure variations. Transfer: CSU.

M 12:10pm-3:00pm Perruccio,P
Day Class   IN
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FASH 111 - 84100 - Techniques of Fit

FASH 111 TECHNIQUES OF FIT

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An overview of various pattern alteration techniques for skirts and bodices based on individual figure variations. Techniques examine sizing methods, ease assessment, fabric variability, and the identification of figure variations. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 1.2 Hrs/Wk Perruccio,P
Evening Class   IN
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FASH 113 - 93035 - Textiles

FASH 113 TEXTILES

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An introduction to the study of natural and chemical fibers, yarns, fabrics, finishing, and dyeing. Students also analyze methods used for purchasing and caring for clothing. Transfer: CSU, UC.

Th 6:30pm-9:20pm McCarney,K
Evening Class   IN
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FASH 116 - 92706 - Tailoring

FASH 116 TAILORING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An overview of techniques applied to the construction of suits and coats. Students analyze and adapt patterns for proper fit and evaluate and select fabrics for specific garments. Collars, sleeves, linings, welt pockets and bound buttonholes are covered. Transfer: CSU.

W 6:30pm-9:20pm Chaney,R
Evening Class   IN
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FASH 116 - 92706 - Tailoring

FASH 116 TAILORING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An overview of techniques applied to the construction of suits and coats. Students analyze and adapt patterns for proper fit and evaluate and select fabrics for specific garments. Collars, sleeves, linings, welt pockets and bound buttonholes are covered. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 1 Hrs/Wk Chaney,R
Day Class   IN
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FASH 118 - 89441 - Flat Pattern

FASH 118 FLAT PATTERN

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An introduction to basic pattern-making to create garment designs. Students learn to manipulate darts and draft a variety of necklines, collars, sleeves, skirts and dresses from a master pattern. Students work with half scale, quarter scale and full scale patterns. Transfer: CSU.

W 9:10am-12:00pm Chaney,R
Day Class   IN
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FASH 118 - 89441 - Flat Pattern

FASH 118 FLAT PATTERN

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An introduction to basic pattern-making to create garment designs. Students learn to manipulate darts and draft a variety of necklines, collars, sleeves, skirts and dresses from a master pattern. Students work with half scale, quarter scale and full scale patterns. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 1 Hrs/Wk Chaney,R
Evening Class   IN
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FASH 122 - 92707 - Advanced Tailoring

FASH 122 ADVANCED TAILORING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): FASH 116.

Description: Advanced tailoring techniques for the construction of jackets and coats. Students demonstrate mastery of collars, lapels, pockets, bound buttonholes, welt pockets, sleeves, and linings for suits and coats. Garments are constructed from commercial patterns or the student's original design with pattern adaptation for personal fit. Transfer: CSU.

W 6:30pm-9:20pm Chaney,R
Evening Class   IN
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FASH 122 - 92707 - Advanced Tailoring

FASH 122 ADVANCED TAILORING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): FASH 116.

Description: Advanced tailoring techniques for the construction of jackets and coats. Students demonstrate mastery of collars, lapels, pockets, bound buttonholes, welt pockets, sleeves, and linings for suits and coats. Garments are constructed from commercial patterns or the student's original design with pattern adaptation for personal fit. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 1 Hrs/Wk Chaney,R
Day Class   IN
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FASH 146 - 94874 - Designer Techniques in Sewing

FASH 146 DESIGNER TECHNIQUES IN SEWING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An overview of designer details in ready-to-wear fashion and application of these techniques in clothing construction. Learn to design and sew garments with unique collars, sleeves, pockets, and hems. Changing components of a garment for different designs is a focus of the class. Transfer: CSU.

T 9:10am-12:00pm Chaney,R
Day Class   IN
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FASH 146 - 94874 - Designer Techniques in Sewing

FASH 146 DESIGNER TECHNIQUES IN SEWING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture/16-18 by arrangement lab hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An overview of designer details in ready-to-wear fashion and application of these techniques in clothing construction. Learn to design and sew garments with unique collars, sleeves, pockets, and hems. Changing components of a garment for different designs is a focus of the class. Transfer: CSU.

TBA 1 Hrs/Wk Chaney,R
Day Class   CLASS OVER FASH 163 - 91519 - Pattern Grading

FASH 163 PATTERN GRADING

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: 16-18 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Techniques for taking a single sized pattern and grading it up and down into multiple sizes. An overview of different size ranges, methods of grading, and grading rules is included. Transfer: CSU.

W 3:10pm-6:00pm Jackson,J
Day Class   IN
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FASH 164 - 94441 - Fashion Illustration

FASH 164 FASHION ILLUSTRATION

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An overview of sketching for clothing design with emphasis on perception development through specific drawing exercises to develop fashion figure proportions. A variety of media and drawing techniques are used to create fashion sketches. Transfer: CSU.

Th 3:10pm-6:00pm McCarney,K
Day Class   IN
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FASH 168 - 86054 - Fashion Draping

FASH 168 FASHION DRAPING

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An overview of designing clothing on a dress form. Students use this 3-dimensional design process to create patterns for original designs. The translation of fashion ideas from design principles while draping with muslin to finished garments is also examined. Transfer: CSU.

W 12:10pm-3:00pm Jackson,J
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FASH 171 - 90864 - Pants Drafting

FASH 171 PANTS DRAFTING

Units (Grade Option) 2; Class Hours: 32-36 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Learn techniques for measuring and drafting a basic pant sloper. The students then make the pattern in muslin and refine fit to produce a pattern that fits their own figures. From this basic block, students draft jean and dress pant slopers. Drafting pant details such as pockets, pleats, waistbands and fly-front zippers are discussed. Basic sewing skills recommended. Transfer: CSU.

M 6:30pm-9:40pm Maynard,L
Day Class   OPEN FASH 178 - 91521 - Computerized Pattern Grading

FASH 178 COMPUTERIZED PATTERN GRADING

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: 16-18 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): FASH 163.

Description: Learn how to use PAD, a professional computerized pattern development system, to grade patterns into multiple sizes. Transfer: CSU.

W 3:10pm-6:00pm Jackson,J
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FASH 180 - 87449 - Computerized Pattern Design

FASH 180 COMPUTERIZED PATTERN DESIGN

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to teach PAD, a professional computerized pattern development software, to draft and develop patterns for original designs. Students have the opportunity to utilize flat pattern skills to develop patterns used in the apparel industry, as well as learn the process of digitizing and plotting patterns using PAD software and hardware. Transfer: CSU.

T 6:30pm-9:20pm Jackson,J
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FASH 226 - 91515 - Visual Merchandising & Display

FASH 226 VISUAL MERCHANDISING AND DISPLAY

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: 48-54 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Explores the visual merchandising and display methods used within the fashion and related industries and the role each method plays in these industries. Introduces the equipment, materials and techniques used to create dynamic visual displays. Students critique and create visual displays and visual merchandising materials. Transfer: CSU.

T 12:10pm-3:00pm Schneider,E
Evening Class   CLASS OVER FASH 672 - 91513 - Cooperative Ed.: Internship

FASH 672 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION: INTERNSHIP

Units (Grade Option) 1-3; Class Hours: 1-3 lab hours/semester (60 to 180 volunteer on the job hours/semester); Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): A minimum of 12 completed units in the occupational discipline.

Description: Supervised internship in cooperation with private or public sector employers. Designed to apply knowledge and learn new skills, directly related to the student’s program of study, outside of the normal classroom environment. Students must attend one orientation which is offered the first three weeks of each semester. Each unit requires 60 hours per unit for unpaid work or 75 hours per unit for paid work during the semester. May be repeated for credit up to 16 units. The unit limitation applies to any Cooperative Education Work Experience (any combination of 670, 671 and/or 672 courses) offered within the SMCCCD. Transfer: CSU.

Th 5:10pm-6:00pm Nicholls,A