Fashion / Textiles 1

  • Prerequisite Course(s): None
  • High School Credit = 1/2 credit per semester (Postsecondary credit = 0)
  • This course will be offered: every year
  • Pathway (Optional): Production
  • Career Cluster Area: Manufacturing
  • Source of Occupational Skills Standards: Alaska Family and Consumer Science (AKFCS)
  • Eligibility for Nationally Recognized Skill Certificate(s)/State License? No
  • Tech Prep: No
  • Is this course brokered through another institution or agency? No
  • Course Description: This course focuses on fashion, textiles, and sewing with an emphasis on student planned and produced projects.
  • Content Headings/Topics
    1. Clothing decisions
    2. Elements and principles of design
    3. Fabrics
    4. Fashion textiles, selection and purchasing
    5. Safety
    6. Equipment
    7. Sewing techniques
    8. Project planning and production
    9. Fashion textiles industry
    10. Fashion textile careers
Performance Standards (Learner Outcomes)Specific Occupational Skills StandardsAlaska Reading, Writing, Math, Science Performance StandardsAlaska Content StandardsAlaska Employability StandardsAlaska Cultural StandardsAll Aspects of IndustryAssessments
1. Identify factors that influence clothing decisions.AKFCS D3A4-6 E7Pre / Post Test
2. Apply the elements and principles of design to fashion and textiles.R3.6PlanningLab Assignment
3. Distinguish between the various characteristics of fibers, fabrics, and finishes.AKFCS D2C3Pre / Post Test
4. Identify factors to consider when selecting and purchasing textiles and fashions.AKFCS D6A6 E7-8Pre / Post Test
5. Demonstrate the safe and proper operation of textile equipment.AKFCS E8HLAC3Technical and Production SkillsLab Assignment
6. Demonstrate a variety of sewing techniques.AKFCS D2A6 C1 D2Technical and Production SkillsLab Assignment
7. Plan and produce a textile construction project(s).Math EA6 C1 D2PlanningLab Assignment
8. Trace a garment through the fashion and textile industries from design to customer.LA AA7Lab Assignment
9. Research career opportunities, education, and training needs for various fashion and textile careers.AKFCS E9R4.10B2B4 D6Lab Assignment

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