ERIC Number: ED124718
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Exploring Fashion Design.
The purpose of the curriculum guide is to introduce the exploratory student to the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for employment in the garment industry, from factory to design room. It was developed for a six or seven-week exploratory program for ninth or tenth grade students. The manual provides an introduction to the different areas that comprise fashion design. The units of the guide are: (1) introduction to textiles, (2) preparation of fabrics, (3) cutting and pressing, (4) the power sewing machine, (5) the single-needle lockstitch machine, (6) machine operation, (7) things to make, (8) measurements, (9) using a commercial pattern, (10) designing, and (11) sketching. Each lesson format includes a student objective, detailed information, and assignments. Pictures and diagrams illustrate the lessons. Included in the guide is a list of job opportunities in the garment industry with brief descriptions. (Author/NJ)
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Clothing Design, Clothing Instruction, Curriculum Guides, Fashion Industry, Grade 10, Grade 9, Guides, Home Economics Education, Needle Trades, Secondary Education, Sewing Machine Operators
Vocational-Technical Curriculum Laboratory, Rutgers--The State University, Building 4103--Kilmer Campus, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08903 (Catalog Number NT-196, $2.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Curriculum Lab.