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Fashion Design


Teaching Philosophy or Program Mission Statement:

Fashion Design is committed to promoting excellence in a diverse community by providing quality academic and technical education in Arts and Sciences.
Courses

Class Schedules
  • FSHD 1322: Fashion Sketching
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Course Description: Fundamentals of quick sketching to communicate design ideas. Instruction in drawing the male and female fashion figure. Emphasis on simple methods for making quick sketches to illustrate style information. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)
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  • FSHD 1324 Ready-to-Wear Construction
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Course Description: Fundamentals of mass production of apparel focusing on the operation of industrial sewing and pressing equipment. Survey of materials selection and construction techniques used at all price levels of mass produced apparel. Introduction to industry seam allowances. Identification of differences between ready-to-wear and couture construction. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
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  • FSHD 1391 Special Topics in Fashion Design and Illustration
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or demonstrated competence approved by instructor, FSHN 1318, FSHD 1325 with a grade of "C" or better.
    • Course Description: The principles of good design for mass produced apparel are studied, especially as they apply to structural and decorative design. Careful attention is given to fabric selection and design. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
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  • FSHD 2241 Pattern Grading
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Prerequisite: FSHN 1417 with a grade of "C" or better.
    • Course Description: Instruction in sizing standard patterns larger and smaller for the mass production of apparel. A study of 1", 1-1/2", and 2" and S-M-L-XL grade rules and their applications. Skill development in grading basic and fashion patterns with the ruler, the grading machine, and the computer. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)
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  • FSHD 2305 Computer Aided Apparel Design
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Prerequisite: FSHN 1318.
    • Course Description: Fundamentals of computerized pattern design and marker making, as they pertain to the industrial production of apparel products. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)
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  • FSHD 2343 Fashion Collection Design
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Prerequisite: Sophomore standing or demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
    • Course Description: Advanced concepts in designing a collection of marketable apparel. Instruction in developing a design work board for specific target market and selecting the most marketable ideas for the collection. Emphasis on resource development, fabric selection, estimating wholesale costs, and initial pattern and garment production. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)
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  • FSHD 2344 Fashion Collection Production
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Prerequisite: FSHD 2343 and FSHD 1391.
    • Course Description: A continuation of the Fashion Collection Design course (FSHD 2343). Emphasis on production, costing, and marketing a cohesive collection of fashion apparel. Instruction in completing production patterns for all collection garments. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
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  • FSHN 1123 Introduction to Mass Production
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Course Description: An introduction to mass production, marketing, and merchandising in the fashion industry. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (1 Lec.)
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  • FSHN 1309 History of Costume Through the 18th Century
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Course Description: Traces the development of garments from the earliest times through the 18th Century. Emphasis on customs which affect styles. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (3 Lec.)
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  • FSHN 1310 History of Costume: 18th Century to Present
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Course Description: Traces the development of garments from the 18th Century to the present day. Emphasis on customs which affect styles. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (3 Lec.)
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  • FSHN 1313 Basic Color Theory and Application
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Course Description: Principles of color theory including the effect of light on color and mixing color pigment in opaque media. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
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  • FSHN 1315 Draping
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Prerequisite: FSHN 1417 and FSHD 1324 with a grade of "C" or better.
    • Corequisite/Concurrent: FSHN 1318.
    • Course Description: Instruction in draping various designs on a dress form and translating the designs to a muslin pattern. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
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  • FSHN 1301 Textiles
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Course Description: A general study of textiles with emphasis on factors that affect the hand, appearance, and performance in clothing use. Examination of the fibers, yarns, dyeing, printing and finishing. Application of textiles used in the apparel industry. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)
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  • FSHN 1417 Pattern Drafting I
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Corequisite/Concurrent: FSHD 1324 with a grade of "C" or better.
    • Course Description: Principles of drafting basic collars, skirts, bodices, and sleeves. Includes cutting out garments. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)
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  • FSHN 1318 Pattern Drafting II
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Prerequisite: FSHN 1417 and FSHD 1324 with a grade of "C" or better.
    • Course Description: A continuation of Pattern Drafting I. Emphasis on drafting and draping basic patterns and garment construction. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
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  • FSHN 2315 Pattern Drafting III
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Prerequisite: FSHN 1417, FSHN 1318, FSHD 1324, FSHN 1325 with a grade of "C" or better.
    • Course Description: Develops techniques for drafting patterns for apparel. Includes creation and construction of original designs. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
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  • FSHN 1325 Basic Women's Tailoring
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Prerequisite: FSHD 1324 with a grade of "C" or better.
    • Course Description: An introduction to tailoring women’s apparel including instruction in pattern alterations and fit. Fundamentals of sewing machine operations, fabric preparation and cutting, machine and hand sewing techniques, and pressing proficiencies. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
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  • FSHN 1393 Special Topics in Clothing/Apparel and Textile Studies
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Prerequisite: FSHD 1318 or consent of instructor.
    • Course Description: Topics address recently identified current events, skills, knowledges, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. This course must be completed with a grade of "C" or better. This course may be repeated if topics and learning outcomes vary. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)
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  • FSHN 2432 Advanced Pattern Drafting
    • This is a WECM Course Number.
    • Prerequisite: FSHN 1325, and FSHN 2315 with a grade of "C" or better.
    • Course Description: Advanced techniques for drafting patterns. (2 Lec., 6 Lab.)
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Contact Information:

Michael Anthony    (Full Time faculty)                                 
Office: C 346                                       
Phone: 214-860-2350  
Email: manthony@dcccd.edu
 
Brenda Carlson   (Coordinator)
Office: C347
Phone: 214-860-2344
Email: bcarlson@dcccd.edu
 
Mary Ann Duckworth    (Adjunct Faculty)
Phone: 214-860-2344
Email: mad5535@dcccd.edu
 
Michael Einsohn   (Adjunct Faculty)
Phone: 214-860-2344
Email: mje5535@dcccd.edu
 
Elizabeth King   (Adjunct Faculty)
Phone: 214-860-2344
Email:  erk5535@dcccd.edu