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Textiles for Fashion


Students develop an understanding of fabrics based on the performance properties of fiber, fabric construction, and functional and aesthetic finishes. They also examine the role that fiber plays in fabric appearance, performance, price, and care. Topics include fabric sources, the fashion forecasting system, how to fabricate a line, how to produce a fabric storyboard, and how designers sample and buy fabric.

Prerequisite: XFSH3019 Sewing I, XFSH3014 Draping I, and XFSH3015 Patternmaking

First class materials: Text: Fabric Science by Arthur Price, Allen C. Cohen, and Ingrid Johnson; Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics by Deborah Young

Course Details
Course Code: XFSH3126
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
Lab:
Section 1 Fashion Design
Instructor: Lizi Ruch
Meeting Day(s): Wednesday
Meeting Time(s): 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): June 08, 2016  -  August 10, 2016
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Class Size: 14
Meeting Room:
Location: Goldsmith Campus
9045 Lincoln Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045-3505
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Credit: Reg #: Fee:
Non-Credit 25409 $435 Add to Cart
Certificate 25410 $475 Add to Cart
Credit 25411 $1320 Add to Cart
7 of 14 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
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