demonstrate professional skills in using a variety of equipment, tools and supplies for fashion, apparel and textile construction, alteration, repair and redesign.
Identify and practice basic construction techniques which may include basting, clean finish, clipping, edge stitching, facing, fold line, grading/layering, grain line (lengthwise, crosswise, bias), interfacing, notches, one-way directional patterns/prints, reinforce stitching, seam allowance, seam finishes, selvage, stay stitching, stitching line, stitch in the ditch, top stitching.
explain production processes for creating fibers, yarn, woven and knit fabrics and non-woven textile products.
Have students explore the various processes in developing fabric. Utilize the lesson plan on weaving found at UEN FACS Resources at Have student select a weave (plain, satin, or twill) and produce a sample of the weave.
Options include producing a felt or a knitted sample. For felting instructions, see
use appropriate industry products and materials for cleaning, pressing and finishing textile, apparel and fashion products.
Identify and practice using a variety of appropriate products, equipment and tools for detail finish of design products.
examine current technology and trends that facilitate design and production of textile, apparel and fashion products.
Research and summarize new technologies and trends in design and production. Have students reflect on the history of garment and fashion.
demonstrate basic skills for producing, redesigning and altering textile products and apparel.
Design and produce a garment or product using basic skills. This may be a redesign of an existing garment.
For a free, downloadable program, go to
use to print patterns for making hats, wraps, slippers, bags, purses, and other accessories.
Adjustable measurements and add various styles of pockets.