Fashion Design Syllabus

Fashion Design
Ms. Carter
Course Description
This laboratory course will enable students to investigate careers in fashion spanning all aspects of the textile and
apparel industries. In addition to developing technical knowledge and skills needed for success in Fashion Design,
students will be expected to develop and understand multiple fabric construction techniques. Students will keep a
design portfolio that will continue to expand in Advanced Fashion Design the following year. (Credit: 1)
First Six Weeks:
*Demonstrate appropriate use, selection and
care of equipment
*Display comprehension of tools and notion
*Construction- Pin Cushion Box
Second Six Weeks:
*Identify basic Body Types
*Dress A Girl Around The WorldCommunity Service Project
*Determine clothing silhouettes & fabric
selections appropriate for specific body types
*Pajama Pants
Third Six Weeks:
Apply knowledge of fibers, fabrics & design
*Analyze properties of natural &
manufactured fibers
*Fleece Scarf
*World Fashion Trends Research Paper
Materials and Supplies
Fabric & other supplies available at: Hobby Lobby,
Hancock Fabrics, Jo-Ann Fabrics & Walmart. Hancock
offers a 10% discount with student ID.
Hobby Lobby
Phone#: 210-945-2439
8370 Agora Pkwy.
Selma, Tx. 78154
Hours: M-S 9am-8pm
Sun: Closed
Hancock Fabrics
7513 N.E Loop 1604
Live Oak, TX. 78233
Hours: M-S 9:30am-9pm Sun: 12-5pm
Jo-Ann Fabrics
25 NE Loop 410
San Antonio, TX. 78216
Hours: M-S: 9am-9pm Sun: 10am-7pm
8315 FM 78
Converse, TX 78109
Hours: M-Sun Open 24hrs.
*Fall Fashion Show
Fourth Six Weeks:
*Select care & maintenance for clothing
*Deconstruct & Reconstruct
*Practice Clothing Repair
*Recycle & Redesign Project
Fifth Six Weeks:
*Effectively manage the Apparel Dollar
*Analyze Fashion Markets
*Predicting the impact of technology on
consumer apparel purchases
*Spring Fashion Show
Sixth Six Weeks:
*Consumer Decisions
*Compare sources for apparel purchases
*Careers in Fashion Design
*Store Project
*Portfolio Construction
Leadership Organization
Students are encouraged to join FCCLA (Family,
Career, & Community Leaders of America). Besides
competition and scholarship possibilities,
opportunities are available for leadership
development in community service activities.
Membership fees: $25.00 (include club shirt)
Deadline for dues: ___________________
Application =50% Class work (Daily work and quizzes)
Assessment =40% Test and Projects (2 per 6-weeks)
Homework = 10% participation
Semester Exams 20% of semester grade
Teacher Information
Phone #: (210)662-5000 ask for Ms. Carter
Email: [email protected](best way to reach me.)
Conference Period: 4st (11:38am-1:39pm)
Parent/Guardian Signature:___________________