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Patternmaking

Winter Session: January 5 - 21
Spring Session: January 26 - May 18

PM 121 Patternmaking I: Misses' and Women's Wear
3 credits
In-state $589 Out-of-state $1,714 (includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
In this course, students learn to develop basic body slopers using standard specification measurements. Collars and basic sleeve shapes are made. Paper patterns, as well as a final fabric sample, are developed. Students learn the importance of fit and balance in order to create a high-quality production pattern. Specifications are discussed in relation to both pattern development and finished garment measurements.
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
12042 25A T 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C412
12077 25B M 6:30 pm-10:00 pm A309
15357 25C U 10:10 am-2:00 pm C610


PM 122 Patternmaking II: Misses' and Women's Wear
3 credits
In-state $589 Out-of-state $1,714 (includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Prerequisite: PM 121
Utilizing the basic slopers, students develop additional patterns for style variations using the slopers developed in PM 121. Patterns are developed for bodice, torso, and sleeves. A variety of skirt slopers are developed. Pattern corrections are made according to fit, balance, and specification measurements. Final patterns and fabric samples acceptable for mass production are created.
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
13098 25A R 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C610
15338 25B T 6:30 pm-10:00 pm A309


PM 171 Pattern Grading: Misses' and Women's Wear
3 credits
In-state $589 Out-of-state $1,714 (includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Prerequisite: (for Patternmaking Certificate students) PM 121, or (for Fashion Design students) FD 111 or FD 121
Introduction to manual pattern grading and marker-layout techniques. The students learn how to apply grade measurements proportionally to all the pieces within a pattern. The importance of accurate measurement specifications and their effect on the finished product are emphasized. Marker-layouts for samples, costing and mass production are developed.
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
7124 25A M 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C610


PM 232 Patternmaking: Misses' and Women's Wear
3 credits
In-state $589 Out-of-state $1,714 (includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Prerequisite: PM 122
Advanced study of misses' and women's dresses with emphasis on evening and bridal wear.
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
15055 25A S 9:10 am-1:00 pm A309


PM 233 Patternmaking: Misses' Sportswear
3 credits
In-state $589 Out-of-state $1,714 (includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Prerequisite: PM 122
Students learn the necessary details involved in developing linings, facings, fusibles, stays, and stampers for both tops and bottoms. Pant and jacket slopers are created, with a strong emphasis on fit. Multiple construction techniques are discussed. A final fabric sample is developed with all the specification measurements and construction details necessary for manufacturing.
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
13997 25A W 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C610
15710 25B S 2:10 pm-6:00 pm C610


PM 236 Patternmaking: Coats and Suits I
3 credits
In-state $589 Out-of-state $1,714 (includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Prerequisite: PM 122
Students learn patternmaking for all types of coats and suits.
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
15056 25A M 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C412


PM 251 Advanced Pattern Technology
2.5 credits
In-state $470 Out-of-state $1,407.50
Prerequisite: PM 122 or approval of chairperson
Introduction to the fundamental concepts and methods of technical design in production development--from concept through production--for apparel and related products. The elements of technical design, technical sketching and documentation, garment specification, fitting, technical communication, and the use of CAD systems in the manufacturing and retail environments are taught, providing a basic knowledge of technical design skills and responsibilities in the industry. Basic computer skills are required.
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
14940 25A W 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C412


PM 255 Fit Analysis and Technical Documentation
2.5 credits
In-state $495 Out-of-state $1,432.50 (includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Prerequisite: PM 233
This course introduces the students to fitting tops, dresses, skirts, pants, and basic jackets on live, professional industry models. Proportions and balance are analyzed, and adjustments and corrections are made on the production pattern.
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
9667 25A R 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C412


PM 273 Computerized Pattern Grading and Marker Making
3 credits
In-state $589 Out-of-state $1,714 (includes $25 Patternmaking fee)9
Prerequisites: PM 122 and PM 171 or approval of chairperson
Emphasizing apparel industry applications, students learn to use the computer to grade patterns and prepare markers. The system's hardware and capabilities, as well as programming for the Gerber Accumark system, are covered. Basic computer skills required.
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
15903 25A W 6:30 pm-10:00 pm CCC40


PM 283 Patternmaking for Knit Garments
3 credits
In-state $589 Out-of-state $1,714 (includes $25 Patternmaking fee)
Prerequisite: PM 122
This course explores various styling techniques for misses' and women's cut-and-sew knit sweaters, pants, dresses, and costumes. Students also learn appropriate methods for steaming, fitting, and finishing garments.
Spring
CRN Section Day Time Location
15057 25A T 6:30 pm-10:00 pm C610

 

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