Advanced Fashion Design
Scope and Sequences
Cluster: Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications
Course Name: Advanced Fashion Design (Two to Three Credits)
Course Description: Careers in fashion span all aspects of the textile and apparel industries. Within this context, in addition to developing advanced knowledge and skills needed for success in the Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications career cluster, students will be expected to develop an advanced understanding of fashion, with an emphasis on design and production.
Course Requirements: This course is recommended for students in Grades 10-12. Prerequisite: Fashion Design.
Equipment: Required:
Domestic sewing machine for each student, Sergers, Tray storage for student supplies, Irons, Ironing boards, Large work tables, Computers with internet access (1:5 computer:student ratio), Dressing Area or room with mirrors, Portable dress forms, TV/DVD Player, Digital camera, Color photo-quality printer, Large secure storage space

Recommended:
Required equipment plus: Steam press, Steamer, Professional dress forms, Laundry facility with sink, Industrial sewing machine, Projector and screen, Rolling clothing racks, Industrial blind hemming machine
 
Units of Study Knowledge and Skills Student Expectations Resources
A. Development of Fashion (5) The student understands fashion, textile, and apparel systems. The student is expected to analyze and summarize the history and evolution of the fashion, textiles, and apparel field.

 

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  (11) The student develops an advanced technical understanding of fashion, with emphasis on design and production. (A) describe how garment development and fashion have evolved from ancient times to present day by:
(ii) describing social influences which have affected fashion
(iii) explaining values communicated through clothing in specific historical periods
(iv) showing the influence of historic fashions on current-year fashion
(v) identifying prominent historical designers
(B) analyze various types of worldwide fashion production by:
(i) describing mass production techniques
(ii) describing the development of haute couture
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B. Fashion History
(1) The student applies academic knowledge and skills in fashion, textile, and apparel projects. (A) apply English language arts knowledge and skills by demonstrating use of content, technical concepts, and vocabulary; using correct grammar, punctuation, and terminology to write and edit documents; and composing and editing copy for a variety of written documents such as patterns, brochures, advertisements, press releases, etc. F

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(10) The student applies advanced technical skills for efficiency. The student is expected to employ planning and time-management skills to complete work tasks.  
  (11) The student develops an advanced technical understanding of fashion, with emphasis on design and production. (A) describe how garment development and fashion have evolved from ancient times to present day by:
(i) identifying significant historic fashions from early civilizations to today
 
C. Fashion Image Analysis (11) The student develops an advanced technical understanding of fashion, with emphasis on design and production. (I) demonstrate basic techniques in personal fashion image analysis by:
(i) describing techniques used to analyze the fashion image of individual clients
(ii) explaining factors involved in fashion image consulting such as personal coloring, color harmonies, appropriate fabric textures, body proportion and silhouette, figure, facial and hair analysis, and wardrobe coordination
(iii) developing a personal fashion image evaluation for an individual
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D. Quality Standards for Construction (11) The student develops an advanced technical understanding of fashion, with emphasis on design and production. (H) produce quality fashion products by:
(i) outlining general procedures and equipment used in apparel design and pattern development
(ii) identifying the processes for constructing custom made garments
(iii) describing characteristics of proper fit
(iv) applying correct procedures used in garment fitting, pattern making, and pattern alteration
(v) constructing custom made garments using appropriate tools, equipment, and supplies
(vi) demonstrating safety practices when completing tasks related to garment construction
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E. Textile Art (6) The student applies safety regulations. (A) implement personal and workplace safety rules and regulations
(B) employ emergency procedures
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  (7) The student applies leadership characteristics to student leadership and professional development activities. (B) employ teamwork and conflict-management skills to achieve collective goals
  (10) The student applies advanced technical skills for efficiency. The student is expected to employ planning and time-management skills to complete work tasks.
  (11) The student develops an advanced technical understanding of fashion, with emphasis on design and production. (D) determine textile suitability for specific applications and uses by:
(i) comparing processes for dyeing, printing, and finishing used in the textile industry
(ii) explaining how finishes affect the characteristics of fabrics
(iii) recommending care procedures for various textile products
F. Textile Analysis (11) The student develops an advanced technical understanding of fashion, with emphasis on design and production. (E) determine implications of textile characteristics on apparel and fashion by:
(i) outlining the textile design process from concept to finished product
(ii) differentiating types and methods of textile production
(iii) summarizing implications and methods of dyeing, printing, and finishing of textiles
(iv) determining textile and apparel labeling requirements
(v) determining factors affecting the cost of textile products
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G. Advanced Design Techniques
1. Factors Influencing Fashion Design
(11) The student develops an advanced technical understanding of fashion, with emphasis on design and production. (F) determine design influences on the fashion industry by:
(i) explaining the role of leading designers in determining fashion trends
(ii) analyzing international factors affecting fashion design
(iii) determining the impact of technology on the design industry
(iv) determining the impact of design decisions on product cost
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2. Laws and Ethics (8) The student demonstrates ethical decision making and complies with legal practices pertaining to fashion, textiles, and apparel. (A) exhibit ethical conduct
(B) apply copyright laws
(C) model respect for intellectual property
(D) demonstrate knowledge of acceptable use policies
(E) summarize the rights and responsibilities of employers and employees
(F) exhibit ethical practices as defined by the fashion and apparel industries
(G) analyze legal aspects of the fashion and apparel industries
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3. Employment Skills (7) The student applies leadership characteristics to student leadership and professional development activities. (A) employ leadership skills to accomplish goals and objectives by analyzing the various roles of leaders within organizations, exhibiting problem-solving and management traits, describing effective leadership styles, and participating in civic and community leadership and teamwork opportunities to enhance skills
(B) employ teamwork and conflict-management skills to achieve collective goals
(C) establish and maintain effective working relationships by providing constructive praise and criticism, demonstrating sensitivity to and value for diversity, and managing stress and controlling emotions
(D) conduct and participate in meetings to accomplish work tasks by developing meeting goals, objectives, and agendas; preparing for and conducting meetings to achieve objectives within scheduled time; producing meeting minutes, including decisions and next steps; and using parliamentary procedure, as needed, to conduct meetings
(E) employ mentoring skills to inspire and teach others
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  (9) The student develops employability characteristics. (A) participate in training, education, or certification for employment
(B) demonstrate positive work behaviors and personal qualities needed to be employable
(C) demonstrate skills related to seeking and applying for employment to find and obtain a desired job, including identifying job opportunities, developing a resume and letter of application, completing a job application, and demonstrating effective interview skills
(D) maintain a career portfolio to document work experiences, licenses, certifications, and work samples
(E) demonstrate skills in evaluating and comparing employment opportunities
 
4. Portfolio (10) The student applies advanced technical skills for efficiency. The student is expected to employ planning and time-management skills to complete work tasks. 9H:AGDF
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  (11) The student develops an advanced technical understanding of fashion, with emphasis on design and production. (G) create a portfolio of fashion designs by:
i) demonstrating fashion figure drawing
ii) applying design elements and principles to create fashion drawings
iii) demonstrating the properties and characteristics of color
iv) using computer-aided techniques to create fashion designs
v) selecting appropriate textiles to use in specific designs
vi) assembling portfolio components to present fashion designs
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H. Patternmaking (1) The student applies academic knowledge and skills in fashion, textile, and apparel projects. (A) apply English language arts knowledge and skills by demonstrating use of content, technical concepts, and vocabulary; using correct grammar, punctuation, and terminology to write and edit documents; and composing and editing copy for a variety of written documents such as patterns, brochures, advertisements, press releases, etc.

(B) apply mathematics knowledge and skills by identifying whole numbers, decimals, and fractions applied to measurement and scale; demonstrating knowledge of basic arithmetic operations; using conversion methods such as fractions to decimals and inches to points; and applying measurement to solve a problem
Patternmaking software programs such as Garment Designer



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  (3) The student understands and examines problem-solving methods. The student is expected to employ critical-thinking and interpersonal skills independently and in teams to solve problems.  
  (4) The student applies information technology applications. The student is expected to use personal information management, email, Internet, writing and publishing, presentation, and spreadsheet or database applications for fashion, textiles, and apparel projects.  
  (6) The student applies safety regulations. (A) implement personal and workplace safety rules and regulations
(B) employ emergency procedures
 
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  (11) The student develops an advanced technical understanding of fashion, with emphasis on design and production. (H) produce quality fashion products by:
(i) outlining general procedures and equipment used in apparel design and pattern development
(ii) identifying the processes for constructing custom made garments
(iii) describing characteristics of proper fit
(iv) applying correct procedures used in garment fitting, pattern making, and pattern alteration
(v) constructing custom made garments using appropriate tools, equipment, and supplies
(vi) demonstrating safety practices when completing tasks related to garment construction
J. Fashion Show Production: discussion for this unit should begin early in the year and should be referred to throughout the school year (1) The student applies academic knowledge and skills in fashion, textile, and apparel projects. (A) apply English language arts knowledge and skills by demonstrating use of content, technical concepts, and vocabulary; using correct grammar, punctuation, and terminology to write and edit documents; and composing and editing copy for a variety of written documents such as patterns, brochures, advertisements, press releases, etc.
(B) apply mathematics knowledge and skills by identifying whole numbers, decimals, and fractions applied to measurement and scale; demonstrating knowledge of basic arithmetic operations; using conversion methods such as fractions to decimals and inches to points; and applying measurement to solve a problem
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  (2) The student applies professional communications strategies. (A) adapt language for audience, purpose, situation, and intent such as structure and style
(B) organize oral and written information
(C) interpret and communicate information, data, and observations
(D) give formal and informal presentations
(E) apply active listening skills
(F) listen to and speak with diverse individuals
(G) exhibit public relations skills
 
  (3) The student understands and examines problem-solving methods. The student is expected to employ critical-thinking and interpersonal skills independently and in teams to solve problems.  
  (4) The student applies information technology applications. The student is expected to use personal information management, email, Internet, writing and publishing, presentation, and spreadsheet or database applications for fashion, textiles, and apparel projects.  
  (6) The student applies safety regulations. (A) implement personal and workplace safety rules and regulations
(B) employ emergency procedures
 
  (7) The student applies leadership characteristics to student leadership and professional development activities. (A) employ leadership skills to accomplish goals and objectives by analyzing the various roles of leaders within organizations, exhibiting problem-solving and management traits, describing effective leadership styles, and participating in civic and community leadership and teamwork opportunities to enhance skills
(B) employ teamwork and conflict-management skills to achieve collective goals
(C) establish and maintain effective working relationships by providing constructive praise and criticism, demonstrating sensitivity to and value for diversity, and managing stress and controlling emotions
(D) conduct and participate in meetings to accomplish work tasks by developing meeting goals, objectives, and agendas; preparing for and conducting meetings to achieve objectives within scheduled time; producing meeting minutes, including decisions and next steps; and using parliamentary procedure, as needed, to conduct meetings
(E) employ mentoring skills to inspire and teach others
 
  (10) The student applies advanced technical skills for efficiency. The student is expected to employ planning and time-management skills to complete work tasks.  
  The student is expected to employ planning and time-management skills to complete work tasks. (C) perform operations for various roles in the fashion industries by:
(i) identifying tasks that employees may perform
(ii) following procedures identified for performing tasks
(iii) applying resource management procedures when completing assigned tasks
(H) produce quality fashion products by:
(i) outlining general procedures and equipment used in apparel design and pattern development
(ii) identifying the processes for constructing custom made garments
(iii) describing characteristics of proper fit
(iv) applying correct procedures used in garment fitting, pattern making, and pattern alteration
(v) constructing custom made garments using appropriate tools, equipment, and supplies
(vi) demonstrating safety practices when completing tasks related to garment construction
 
 
Resources  
Books  
9H:AGDF 0132238446, Prentice-Hall, 9 Heads: A Guide to Drawing Fashion, 3E
CFFAC 0078767954, McGraw-Hill, Clothing: Fashion, Fabrics and Construction, 5E
EFDTS 0870054384, Fairchild Books, Elementary Fashion Design & Trade Sketching, 2E
F 1590706285, Goodheart-Wilcox Company, Fashion!, 2006
FDDC 0764124730, Barron's Educational Series, Fashion Design Drawing Course, 1E
FS 1563674475, Fairchild Publications, Fashion Sketchbook, 5E
HTMSP 0932538002, Design Enterprises of San Francisco, How to Make Sewing Patterns, RE
IFB 0130108553, Prentice-Hall, Inside the Fashion Business, 7E
PPFD 1563672529, Fairchild Publications, Portfolio Presentation for Fashion Designers, 2E
SS 1590708261, Goodheart-Wilcox Company, Successful Sewing, 2008
TEOF 0060958200, Harper Publishers, The End of Fashion, 2000
TF 0873496167, Krause Publications, Transforming Fabric: Thirty Creative Ways to Paint, Dye and Pattern Cloth, 2004
   
Websites  
WEB1 http://www.7thonsixth.com Council of Fashion Designers of America
WEB2 http://www.fitnyc.edu/html/dynamic.html
Fashion Institute of Technology
WEB3 http://www.artdesignfashion.com  
WEB4 http://www.atmi.org
American Textiles Manufacturers Institute
WEB5 http://www.bravotv.com/project-runway  
WEB6 http://www.butterick.com Butterick Patterns
WEB7 http://www.cochenille.com Garment Designer
WEB8 http://www.colorassociation.com The Color Association of the U.S.
WEB9 http://www.costumegallery.com  
WEB10 http://www.costumes.org The Costumer's Manifesto
WEB11 http://www.dallasfiberartists.org  
WEB12 http://www.dallasmarketcenter.com  
WEB13 http://www.eNasco.com Nasco
WEB14 http://www.fashion-era.com  
WEB15 http://www.fcclainc.org FCCLA
WEB16 http://www.fiberartistsofsanantonio.org  
WEB17 http://www.fiberhouston.org Houston Fiber Artists
WEB18 http://www.fibersource.com American Fiber Manufacturer's Association
WEB19 http://www.fidm.edu Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
WEB20 http://www.ftc.gov U.S. Trade Commission
WEB21 http://www.insight-media.com  
WEB22 http://www.mccallpattern.com McCall Patterns
WEB23 http://www.osha.gov  
WEB24 http://www.ritdye.com Rit Dyes
WEB25 http://www.sewing.org The Home Sewing Association
WEB26 http://www.sewnews.com Sew News Magazine
WEB27 http://www.sewtrue.com  
WEB28 http://www.simplicity.com Simplicity Patterns
WEB29 http://www.style.com  
WEB30 http://www.texi.org Textile Institute
WEB31 http://www.textileworld.com Textile World Magazine
WEB32 http://www.textrade.com Global Textile Network
WEB33 http://www.Threadbanger.com  
WEB34 http://www.uen.org Utah Educational Network
WEB35 http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/fashion/index.html Victoria & Albert Museum
WEB36 http://www.weavespindye.org Handweavers Guild of America
WEB37 http://www.wwd.com Women's Wear Daily
WEB38 http://www.burdastyle.com/howtos  
WEB39 http://www.fashion-templates.com  

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