Fashion Construction





In this course, students will learn how to operate an electric sewing machine, source fabrics, deconstruct then reconstruct old garments, create original designs, and cut, construct, and finish designs for two projects. The final project will be an oversized messenger bag.


Course Syllabus

As a result of successfully completing this course, students...

Will be able to:

  • Use industry standard machinery.
  • Source and select fabrics and garments for development into finished designs.
  • Cut and sew jersey/knit fabrics.
  • Deconstruct and reconstruct selected garments into new finished designs.
  • Finish garments and accessories using professional hand and machine techniques.
  • Economically layout paper patterns on fabric for cutting.

Wil display the following attitudes/professional behaviors:

  • Meet assigned deadlines
  • Accept and apply critiques
  • Analyze and discuss work using industry specific terminology
  • Prepare for and contribute to class discussions and critiques.

Course Additional Information

Additional Fees: Occasionally a course will require additional fees. These fees cover labs, materials, equipment costs, and more.

Estimated cost of supplies: $80

Online Course Start and End Dates: October 2, 2021 — November 12, 2021


No course schedule was set for this course




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