Courses of Study: Human Services

Human Services, Grade 9 - 12, Fashion Design, 2009

1.) Define terminology used in the apparel and textile industries, including haute couture, avant-garde, composite garments, tailored garments, and draped garments.

2.) Analyze the impact of national and international regulations and legislation for fashion.

3.) Describe the impact of apparel and textile industries on the United States and world economies.

4.) Analyze roles of trade associations and publications to determine their influence on the apparel and textile industries.

5.) Define types of products in apparel and textile industries.

6.) Evaluate the influence of history on fashion, including the impact of historical costumes and the achievements of famous fashion designers.

•  Interpreting the impact of fashion cycles on fashion
7.) Compare theories of various fashion movements.

Examples: trickle-down, trickle-up, trickle-across

8.) Explain how fabric selection affects the cut and style of garments.

9.) Evaluate the impact of design labels, manufacturers, and types of stores on the marketing and sales of apparel and textile industries.

10.) Distinguish between classifications of apparel used in the fashion industry.

Examples: children, sportswear, young men

11.) Analyze styles of garments for their effect on various body types.

12.) Critique the construction, care, and maintenance of apparel in relation to textile characteristics.

13.) Analyze space, tools, equipment, and furnishing requirements for a design studio.

14.) Explain the process that leads to fashion design.

Example: inspiration, research, idea, sketch, sample, revision

15.) Demonstrate fashion illustration skills to design a fashion line, including sketching fashion figures and apparel, using varied media and techniques, and applying basic and complex color schemes.

16.) Apply elements and principles of design to create fashion.

Examples: line, shape, space, texture, pattern, balance

17.) Demonstrate draping and flat pattern-making techniques.

18.) Demonstrate techniques used to create new designs from an original garment, accessory, or textile product.

19.) Design fashions to meet the special needs of clients.

20.) Utilize technology to design and create fashion.