Apparel and Textile Production I

Apparel and Textile Production I

Course Number: FA31

Recommended Maximum Enrollment: 20*(or 2 per sewing machine)

Hours of Instruction: 135(block) 150 (regular)

Prerequisite: None


In this course students are introduced to clothing production in the areas of preparation for clothing construction, basic clothing construction techniques, consumer decisions, textiles, historical perspectives and design, and career opportunities. Emphasis is placed on students applying these construction and design skills to apparel and home fashion. Art, mathematics, and science are reinforced. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course include service learning and job shadowing. Apprenticeship and Cooperative education are not available for this course. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) competitive events, community service, and leadership activities provide the opportunity to apply essential standards and workplace readiness skills through authentic experiences.

*For safety reasons, enrollment is not to exceed 20 in this course.