Fort Dodge Community School District

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Course Description:

Clothing I includes the exploration of basic areas of the textile and clothing world.  Students explore the role clothing plays in our lives, both psychologically and sociologically. Students explore textile and clothing consumerism and care. Students also explore basic construction techniques as they construct a garment from a pattern while using a sewing machine and serger.

Prerequisites:  None

Text: 

Weber, Jeanette (1986) Clothing, Glencoe

Units Covered:

  •     Role of Clothing in Our Lives
  •     Becoming a Wise Textile and Clothing Consumer
  •     Fibers and Fabrics
  •     Getting Ready to Sew
  •     Basic Construction Experience
  •     Clothing Care 

 

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