BASIC TAILORING

Basic Tailoring is a prerequisite for the Fashion Study Program

In this 10-week A-Vocational course. Each week, students meet for 1 hour of lecture and 3 hours of hands-on lab work. Students will develop and show basic sewing and tailoring techniques needed to succeed in their following courses. Such as different methods of hemming, waistbands, zippers, different darts, measurements, and other techniques.

10-WEEK COURSE OUTLINE

WEEK ONE                                                                                     
  •  Review basic sewing/serger threading and operation.

  • Create 4 basic shape sewing practice samples.

  • Cut and serge sample fabric for future projects.

  • Create a tailor tack practice sample.

 

WEEK TWO
  •  Create samples for straight stitch and double stitch.

  •  Demonstrate gathering techniques and create a gathering sample.

  •  Demonstrate sewing Darts and create a dart sample.

 

WEEK THREE
  •  Review technique for sewing visible zipper.

  •  Demonstrate several times sewing a visible zipper.

  •  Create sample of visible zipper.

 

WEEK FOUR
  •  Review technique for sewing invisible zipper.

  • Demonstrate several times sewing invisible zipper.

  • Create sample of invisible zipper.

           

WEEK FIVE
  • Review technique for sewing a kick pleat

  • Demonstrate sewing a kick pleat.

  • Create a sample of a kick pleat

  • Combine lesson to course skirt project.

 

WEEK SIX
  • Review steps to create a waistband

  • Create a 5-step sample note on waistband construction

  • Create a completed waistband sample.

WEEK SEVEN
  • Review the four different ways of hemming.

  • Create samples of the four different ways of hemming.

  • Combine lesson to course skirt project.

 

WEEK EIGHT
  • Review and demonstrate techniques for making a French seam

  • Create a sample of a French Seam

  • Review and demonstrate techniques for adding piping to a design.

  • Create a sample of the Piping technique.

           

WEEK NINE
  • Review the method of sewing a princess dart

  • Demonstrate sewing a princess dart on a sample

  • Review technique for sewing facing to a neckline.

  • Demonstrate sewing facing onto the Princess dart sample.

WEEK TEN
  • Review methods of measuring all different body types

  • Team up and demonstrate measuring your partner.

  • Review sewing button holes on two different machines

  • Create a button hole sample.­­

Phone Number: 501-663-3242 

Kamran@ArkansasFashionSchool.edu

     3625 Kavanaugh Boulevard 

     Little Rock, Arkansas 72205

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