This course will provide an introduction to basic sewing techniques, sewing equipment and operations of a sewing machine and serger. Body measurements, reading and layout of a pattern and appropriate fabric selection for different garments will be covered. Students will create samples of a variety of sewing techniques as well as constructing two simple garments using a commercial pattern. This course fulfills credits toward the Outdoor Product Design and Development degree at Utah State University.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the basic sewing machine and serger parts and how to operate the machines correctly.
- Analyze the characteristics, performance, and care of specific textiles and select fabrics for appropriate end-use.
- Analyze body measurements and proportions and choose an appropriate pattern.
- Demonstrate the ability to correctly layout a commercial pattern for efficient use of fabric.
- Ability to follow the instruction guide correctly on a commercial pattern.
- Produce two quality garments using proper construction techniques and seam finishes that are appropriate for fabric type and garment.
Course Meeting Times:
CE20 0010 01 LC
- Time – 6 – 9 p.m. (Mon - Thurs for 8 weeks)
- Dates – Jan. 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 30, 31, Feb. 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28
- Additional – No School Jan 16, 2023, Feb 14, 2023 or Feb 20, 2023.
A minimum of 5 students must register to run the class.
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Winter Registration Begins January 2
|Jan 3 - Feb 28||M - Th||6 – 9 pm||CE20 0010 01 LC||$220|
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The mission of the Bridgerland Technical College is to deliver competency-based, employer-guided career and technical education to both secondary and post-secondary students through traditional and technology-enhanced methodologies. This hands-on technical education provides occupational education, skills training, and workforce development to support the educational and economic development of the Bear River Region.
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