Fashion Sewing

ADST – Textiles 9 / Career Education 9

(MADT-09)

Textiles 9 will be a continuation from Applied Skills 8 (Textiles Rotation). Students in this course will have a full year of studies in Textiles and Fashion Design. This will include the study and practise of Sewing, Fashion Design and Creation.   This is a fun course for students wanting to learn how to sew and design fashion garments.

In Career Education 9 – students will explore the use of the software package Microsoft Office 365.  Students will also participate in various career related activities to demonstrate their learning in this area.  This course will be interwoven into Textiles 9.

At the end of this course, students will be credited for both ADST – Textiles 9 and Career Education 9.

Fashion Sewing 10 

(MTXT-10)

Want to learn how garments are made?  This course will teach you how to use commercial patterns to make a stuffy bear, a skirt and pants, a blouse and t-shirt as well as a summer dress/sportswear. Basic construction techniques like darts, zippers, pockets, and buttonholes and operating the sewing machine and serger will be taught. Mini recycling and socially responsible projects will heighted awareness of our environment. You will learn some basic modelling skills and participate in the annual school fashion show in May.  Evaluation will be based on skill development, quality of the garment construction and productive use of time and resources.

Fashion Sewing for Beginners 11 

(YVHE-1BEG)

Are you a senior student who is sewing challenged, did NOT take MTXT-10 and want to gain some sewing skills before you graduate?  This course will teach you how to use commercial patterns, operate sewing machines and sergers to make a stuffy bear and basic garments such as skirt/pants, blouse/t-shirt and dresses. Learn basic construction techniques like zippers, waistbands, pockets, hems and buttons.  Gain some basic modelling skills and participate in the annual school fashion show to be held in May.  Evaluation will be based on skill development, quality of the garment construction and productive use of time and resources.

Fashion Sewing 11

(MTXT-11)

MTXT-10/YVHE-1BEG recommended

Students will learn some industry and contemporary design/construction techniques to facilitate working quickly and accurately.  Many new techniques will be introduced with the construction of the Hamber designer garment bag.  Basic wardrobe planning and ways to maximize their fashion dollars are incorporated with the construction of student projects. The introduction of basic pattern drafting will enable students to design their skirts and tops as part of their four-piece capsule wardrobe which also includes pants and fully lined jacket.  A special occasion outfit, such as a prom dress will be produced.  Students will model their projects in the annual school fashion show in May.

This is the first core course required for the Fashion Design & Merchandising Career Preparation Program/Vancouver District Fashion Program.

Fashion Sewing Advanced 12   

(MTXT-12)

MTXT-10/YVHE-1BEG recommended

This course is designed to strengthen the working relationship between the student and advanced sewing techniques as well as the use of specialty fabrics. Designer clothing construction techniques will be taught. The number and type of projects will be individually negotiated with the instructor to guarantee the inclusion of new techniques and sewing experiences. Students will be required to model their projects in the annual school fashion show in May.

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