Course Code: 911083

Explore the world of fashion and experience the dynamics of creating, producing, and marketing your own fashion creations. Participate in team management principles as you learn about the apparel industry and experience the fun of learning to sew.

WBL (Work-Based Learning), IBC in Customer Service

  • Style Statement- research activity
  • Pin Cushion with embroidery design – sewing by hand
  • School Uniform Project – sketching project in small groups
  • Accessory Project – sewing lab
  • Shorts/Pants Project – sewing lab
  • Fashion History Slideshow – research activity
  • Fashion Designer Timeline – library activity
  • Embroidery Project
  • Customer Service and Sales Certification course (Jump Start credential)
  • Shirt Project - sewing lab
  • Vest Project – sewing lab
  • Student Portfolio - library activity
  • Zippered Bag Project

Emily Gulett

Family and Consumer Sciences certified teacher
4 years of experience teaching Fashion Design
Additional certificate in Special Education Mild/Moderate K-6 with 4 years of teaching experience in special education

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  • (318) 636-5150
  • ecgulett@caddoschools.org
  1. Course Description

Explore the world of fashion!  Experience the dynamics of creating, producing, and marketing your own fashion creations.  This is a full-year program offering students experiences in apparel creation, retail promotion and sales, and apparel production.

  1. Course Goals
  • Demonstrate safety procedures in working with sewing equipment and tools.
  • Demonstrate how to correctly operate a sewing machine, serger, and pressing equipment.
  • Explore career opportunities in fashion design.
  • Integrate various hand-sewing skills into the production of machine-sewn projects.
  • Analyze pattern information to determine size, view, fabric needs, notions, and alterations.
  • Create initial fashion sketches for apparel production.
  • Construct garments/lab projects according to pre-determined sewing methods.
  • Understand strategies for creating a fashion design business.
  • Demonstrate knowledge in customer service and sales: assessing and meeting customer needs, nderstanding basic store operations and merchandising products.
  1. Major Course Projects
  • Style Statement- research activity
  • Pin Cushion with embroidery design – sewing by hand
  • School Uniform Project – sketching project in small groups
  • Accessory Project – sewing lab
  • Shorts/Pants Project – sewing lab
  • Fashion History Slideshow – research activity
  • Fashion Designer Timeline – library activity
  • Embroidery Project
  • Customer Service and Sales Certification course (Jump Start credential)
  • Shirt Project – sewing lab
  • Vest Project – sewing lab
  • Student Portfolio – library activity
  • Zippered Bag Project
  1.  Make up work
    • Thursday mornings from 7:30-8:00 a.m. will be designated for sewing project make-up work.  Students will need to schedule this at least 24 hours in advance.
  1. Grading Scale
    • Fashion Design work will be graded using the following scale:

Percentage

  • 93 – 100          A
  • 85 – 92            B
  • 75 – 84            C
  • 67 – 74            D
  •  0 – 66             F
  1.  Textbook
  • Clothing:  Fashion, Fabrics, and Construction (5th Edition) by Jeanette Weber