TAM 2380 Integrated apparel design and production 1 (Patternmaking)
This course is an introduction to the theories and methods used to draft flat patterns and solve problems associated with designing clothing for a variety of user groups. Through this course, students develop an understanding of the relationship of the 2-dimensional pattern shape to the 3-dimensional body.
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
Utilize critical thinking skills to understand the basic relationship of the 2-dimensional plane to the 3-dimensional body in developing apparel patterns.
Utilize critical thinking and problem-solving skills to apply basic principles of flat pattern design to translate design ideas from block patterns into style patterns.
Understand the relationship between pattern development, styling, material selection, fit, and assembly.
Analyze the effect of fabric properties on pattern development.
Use creativity and critical thinking skills to develop accurate garment patterns with correct markings and seam allowances, relative to garment assembly and quality.
Conduct research on your chosen product and its relation to the industry, competition, and other market considerations & communicate ideas for designs through written and visual outputs.
Apply appropriate apparel assembly pre-production processes when translating ideas from design concept through finished garments/samples.
Understand, apply, and create designs which incorporate laser cutting as a surface embellishment.
Through the projects students:
Explore creative apparel design ideas (creativity)
Problem Solve how to realize ideas (problem-solving)
Experiment with different media in 2 and 3 dimensions (critical thinking)
Develop presentation skills- oral and visual (visual literacy & creativity)
Document your creative process. The process is as important as the product
Designed by Courtney Rock. Modeled by Nadine Kaufman.