Courses of Study: Human Services

Human Services, Grade 9 - 12, Custom Tailoring, 2009

1.) Create an original design for a garment according to professional standards.

2.) Create a garment pattern in muslin.

•  Analyzing a garment pattern of muslin for fit and proportion
3.) Compare techniques for pattern making.

•  Interpreting pattern marking symbols
4.) Compare basic sewing techniques practiced in haute couture houses around the world.

5.) Demonstrate couture garment construction by using couture techniques.

Examples: hand stitches, seam types, pocket construction, pressing, hemming, embellishments

6.) Compare couture and expensive ready-to-wear garments to determine differences in construction and quality.

7.) Analyze types and uses of closures for garments.

Examples: zippers, buttonholes

8.) Analyze pattern layout procedures required for special fabric.

9.) Compare detailing options for traditional and contemporary garments.

10.) Determine alterations that solve fitting problems for customers with special needs.

11.) Demonstrate various sewing techniques used in the tailoring industry.

Examples: interfacing, twill taping, lining, chest and shoulder shaping, set-in sleeves

•  Describing characteristics of types of fabrics
12.) Analyze a creative fashion design to determine a designer's concepts, techniques, and style.

13.) Trace the history of tailoring, including the influence of trends, cultures, and technology.

14.) Create a coordinated collection in muslin.

15.) Determine appropriate computer-aided design (CAD) software for tailoring.

16.) Describe personnel management policies and procedures necessary to operate an interior design business.

17.) Determine management policies and marketing services, including advertising needs used in a tailoring business.