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Human Services (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Tailoring Basics
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1.) Explain the use and care of basic hand tools and notions used in tailoring.

Examples: needles, thread, beeswax, pins, chalk

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2.) Demonstrate basic hand-stitching skills used in shops and design houses.

Examples: basting stitch, backstitch, cross-stitch, felling stitch, modified backstitch, serging stitch

Human Services (2009)
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Tailoring Basics
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3.) Apply principles of design in selecting and designing clothing and accessories.

•  Using specialty fabrics for tailoring projects
Human Services (2009)
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Tailoring Basics
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4.) Operate industrial and general-purpose sewing machines used in a tailoring business.

•  Identifying attachments for various sewing machines
Human Services (2009)
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Tailoring Basics
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5.) Demonstrate pressing techniques.

•  Demonstrating safe use and care of equipment used in tailoring
Human Services (2009)
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Tailoring Basics
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6.) Utilize technology and information technology that impacts tailoring and the tailoring business.

Human Services (2009)
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Tailoring Basics
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7.) Demonstrate correct measuring procedures for fitting, altering, and customizing apparel.

•  Utilizing measuring and cutting tools, equipment, and supplies used for altering, repairing, and customizing apparel
Human Services (2009)
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Tailoring Basics
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8.) Describe origins, properties, qualities, and drapability of natural and manufactured fabrics.

Human Services (2009)
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Tailoring Basics
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9.) Analyze fabric finishes for use, appearance, and performance to determine the appropriate finish for tailoring specific garments.

Human Services (2009)
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Tailoring Basics
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10.) Contrast differences in pattern drafting and pattern draping.

Human Services (2009)
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11.) Explain how pattern size is determined.

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12.) Compare the use of printed patterns to draping.

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13.) Explain correct procedures for fitting and altering garments.

•  Identifying characteristics for proper fitting garments
Human Services (2009)
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Tailoring Basics
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14.) Construct a variety of garments including slacks, vests, skirts, shirts, and jackets.

Human Services (2009)
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Tailoring Basics
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15.) Analyze the organizational structure of a tailoring business for its systematic performance and practice of ethical and legal responsibilities.

Human Services (2009)
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Tailoring Basics
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16.) Demonstrate effective communication skills used to enhance customer relationships.

Human Services (2009)
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Tailoring Basics
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17.) Practice safe and healthy standards in operating a tailoring business.

•  Applying proper responses to emergency situations
•  Identifying ways to prevent safety hazards
Human Services (2009)
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Tailoring Basics
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18.) Explain the importance of goal setting and teamwork in the operation of a tailoring business.

Human Services (2009)
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Tailoring Basics
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19.) Create a budget for personal financial stability.

Human Services (2009)
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20.) Determine factors to consider in developing an effective career plan and procedures for obtaining employment in tailoring.

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