Clothing Construction and Evaluation

Learn the basic principles of fitting, pattern alterations and apparel construction. Create simple projects on the sewing machine to wear and use in your home.


Through this course you will:

  • select patterns and fabrics appropriate for you individually,
  • learn the basics of sewing quality garments,
  • learn what goes into constructing a garment, and
  • compare ready made garment construction to individually sewn products.

A sampling of assignments for this course include:

  • Pattern alterations
  • Seam finishes, dart samples, sewing buttons and zippers
  • Making a project for your home such as pillow, table cloth or for yourself such as purse
  • Making pajama pants
  • Ready made garment analysis

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