FASH 73 Sewing with Knit and Stretch Fabrics (1)
Lec-8.8, Lab-26.3, field trips
Credit, Degree Applicable
Special sewing techniques for garments made from knitted fabrics, such as t-shirts, activewear and swimwear. Students will construct garments while learning how to work with knitted fabrics, including ribbed finishes, elastic edgings, and special seam types.
Offered Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Analyze and understand the differcnces between woven and knitted fabrics, and between different types of knit fabrics.
- Outcome 2: Recognize the different types of notions and trim which are needed for sewing on knitted and stretch fabrics
- Outcome 3: Design garments made from knit and stretch fabrics using patterns and styles that are appropriate for knit fabrics.
- Outcome 4: Operate commonly used machinery for sewing on knits, including sergers and stretch stitch machines.
- Outcome 5: Construct gannents made from knit fabrics using techniques that are unique and appropriate for those fabrics, such as ribbed and elastic finishes.
- Outcome 6: Discern current trends in fashion related to knitwear.