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CTE/Family & Consumer Sciences Education Curriculum
Apparel Design and Production I
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Strand 5
Students will utilize construction techniques at the introductory level using basic construction skills.
Performance Objective #6
Complete all of the following skills as part of the course. A minimum of 8 skills need to be included as part of an apparel or personal item project.

  1. Serge seam finish
  2. Zigzag seam finish
  3. Clean finish seam finish
  4. Construct seam allowance as indicated on the guide sheet
  5. Casing (1/4" wider than elastic or draw cord)
  6. Patch pocket with mitered corners and reinforced top corners (triangle, horizontal, bar-tack, double row of top stitching)
  7. Buttonhole
  8. Attach a button with hand needle and thread
  9. Construct a machine stitched hem
  10. Hand stitching (examples: blindstitch, hemstitch, slipstitch, whipstitch, or ladder stitch)
  • Buttonhole Formula
    Students will be able to use formulas to calculate the length of buttonholes. They will also be able to construct various sizes of buttonholes.
  • Casing Formula
    Students will be able to use formulas to calculate the width of casing. They will also be able to construct various sizes of casings.

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