TEXTILES

TEXTILE STUDIES

HOME ECONOMICS: DESIGN YEAR 4-TEXTILES

(MADT09-IB)

This class is for students who have taken the sewing component of Design 8. This exciting course focuses on the fundamentals of sewing, clothing, fabrics and fashion. Students will learn the correct care and use of sewing tools, the sewing machine, sergers and pressing equipment. This is a practical course with the emphasis on projects. Students are expected to complete a minimum of three major projects during the course: a fleece hoodie, pants or shorts, and a skirt or shirt. The students will also construct a number of small projects that are planned based on the availability of materials. These projects may include needle felting, embroidery, stuffed toy, and a zippered pouch.  Optional fee for enrichment materials-$35.

TEXTILE STUDIES 11

(MTXT-11 ~ 4 CREDITS APPLIED SKILL)

This course is designed for students to expand the basic sewing skills studied in Textiles 9.  More advanced garment construction techniques will be incorporated into projects. Students study and work with a variety of fabrics throughout the course. Some projects in the past have included: a travel pouch, pants, pajamas, jacket or coat, and garments made with difficult fabrics. In addition, the students will construct a number of small projects that are planned based on the availability of materials. Students will cover various topics relating to fashion/trends, textiles art, fabric and clothing construction, sustainable fashion and upcycling.  Optional fee for enrichment materials-$35.

TEXTILE STUDIES 12

(MTXT-12 ~ 4 CREDITS APPLIED SKILLS)

This course is an advanced course for students who wish to further their knowledge in this field. Textile Studies 12 will include contemporary tailoring techniques and the techniques required for working with difficult fabrics. Students will increase their knowledge in fitting and clothing construction. Some projects in the past have included: a duffel bag, tailored pants, lined jacket or coat, and garments made with difficult fabrics. In addition, the students will construct a number of small projects that are planned based on the availability of materials. Students will continue to dive deeper into topics relating to fashion/trends, textiles art, fabric and clothing construction, sustainability and upcycling.  Optional fee for enrichment materials-$35.

FASHION DESIGN AND PATTERN MAKING 11 / 12

(YFASD11 & YFASD12 ~ 4 CREDITS APPLIED SKILLS)

This is an advanced Textiles course that is self-directed for students with extensive knowledge and skills in fashion and design. Students will be creating a fashion design portfolio book through guided textbook questions. Students will then use the information they learned to create their own personal fashion collection. Students will learn the basics of clothing design through flat-pattern manipulation. This is an excellent course for post-secondary preparation.  Optional fee for enrichment materials-$35.