This course focuses on the development of alterations and modifications. Students will learn the rules for the construction of a garment and will be able to express their creativity in their own wardrobe by making one-of-a-kind adaptations and alterations. They will also enlarge their knowledge, deepen their understanding and discover the many variations possible. This course will show how, from a basic block, to set about an alteration, and to adapt and personalize a style. Students will give the detailed explanations, with the information given to encourage invention and freedom.
• This is a single course and by itself does not lead to any career path
• Grade 12 graduate or mature student status (British Columbia 19 years or older)
• Meet minimum English language proficiency requirements.
Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to
- List and define standard pattern drafting terminology as it applies to the bodice.
- Identify and use standard pattern drafting symbols and labels.
- Develop standard size 8 One Piece and Two Piece Dress Blocks with sleeve.
- Apply the basic principles of dart manipulation, garment style lines, control seams, neckline variations to the one and two piece dress foundations.
Assessment will consist of quizzes, exams, and assignments.
Students must pass the course with at least 60%.
|Total instructional hours||40|
|Total Co-op hours||0|
|Total program hours||40|
|Total program length (weeks)||2|
☒ In-class instruction
☒ Distance education
☒ Combined delivery (both in-class and distance)
Not all courses may have textbooks. Textbooks are listed on the course outline. Textbooks may not be available through the college.
- Successful completion of the course.