Aleta Deyo

Full Time Lecturer

Art & Design

508-999-8916

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Star Store, New Bedford 223


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Intro-level special topics in Art + Design. General topics of interest and relevance to Art + Design majors as well as non-majors. Topics may include skills and concepts related to one or more of the areas of study within the department. Course can be repeated with change of content.

Fundamental sewing techniques including skirt, blouse and pant construction. Selection and layout of fabric, pinning, cutting and marking are discussed along with tools and machinery used in the industry. Production patterns will be used to form a basis for basic clothing construction. Sizing and fitting live models is explored. Participation in the Fashion Show and preliminary judging is required.

Fundamental sewing techniques including skirt, blouse and pant construction. Selection and layout of fabric, pinning, cutting and marking are discussed along with tools and machinery used in the industry. Production patterns will be used to form a basis for basic clothing construction. Sizing and fitting live models is explored. Participation in the Fashion Show and preliminary judging is required.

Flat pattern drafting process based on manufacturing methods. Bodice, skirt and sleeve slopers drafted and basic pattern manipulations are explored. Unique garment realized in fashion fabric. Participation in the Fashion Show and Sophomore Review is required.

Fashion design fundamentals and inspiration are introduced. Basic silhouettes, including bodices, skirts, and dresses, are draped in muslin on a dress form. All techniques are done in muslin and one original garment is completed in fashion fabric by the end of the term. Participation in the Fashion Show and preliminary judging is required.

Drafting skills using both basic and advanced slopers. The drafting of slopers for the bifurcated leg and knitwear garments will be explored in detail, as will the necessary machines to create professional grade products. Various pattern drafts will be completed, and three coordinating separates (original garment designs) will be produced. Participation in the Fashion Show and preliminary judging is required.

Drafting skills using both basic and advanced slopers. The drafting of slopers for the bifurcated leg and knitwear garments will be explored in detail, as will the necessary machines to create professional grade products. Various pattern drafts will be completed, and three coordinating separates (original garment designs) will be produced. Participation in the Fashion Show and preliminary judging is required.

Creative development within an interdisciplinary studio. Advanced construction, drafting, draping, couture techniques, research pertaining to the design, and use of several types of fabric are required. A research paper is written and presented, design problems are discussed and solved individually and as a team. Advanced techniques are demonstrated as necessary. Participation in the Fashion show and preliminary judging is required.

Creative development within an interdisciplinary studio. Advanced construction, drafting, draping, couture techniques, research pertaining to the design, and use of several types of fabric are required. A research paper is written and presented, design problems are discussed and solved individually and as a team. Advanced techniques are demonstrated as necessary. Participation in the Fashion show and preliminary judging is required.

Develop an original collection of five garments aimed at a specific market. Students determine the customer profile, price point, and season, create a mood board presenting their research. Creativity and sophisticated design decisions must be evident in all design work, production may begin on garments as part of the development/decision making process. Note: collection will be finished/produced in AXD 378 Fashion Collection: Production in the Spring.

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