Course Title: Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterations

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: GRAP5251C

Course Title: Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterations

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5220 - Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology

Course Contact : Mandy Penton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99259202

Course Contact Email:mandy.penton@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Ginny Yarnton
virginia.yarnton@rmit.edu.au     

Laura Holmes-Brown
laura.holmes-brown@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 100

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

LMTFD4010A

Course Description

This unit covers the skills and knowledge to analyse the fit of a garment or toile on the individual body, making necessary adjustments and altering the pattern.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTFD5019B Analyse individual fit and make pattern alterations

Element:

1. Assess body characteristics

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Individual body characteristics and unique features are
identified and assessed for potential problems in fit.
1.2 Information on individual body characteristics is recorded.

Element:

2. Fit garment or toile on individual

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Garment or toile is put on the individual.
2.2 Comfort and fit is discussed with individual.
2.3 Necessary adjustments to garment or toile are made.
2.4 Agreement is reached on adjustments with individual.
2.5 Work schedule is developed with individual for future and
final fittings.

Element:

3. Make pattern alterations

Performance Criteria:

.1 Tools and equipment are obtained and prepared for
altering patterns.
3.2 Required alterations are recorded.
3.3 Garment or toile alterations are transferred to the pattern.
3.4 Pattern alterations are finalised.
3.5 Final patterns are completed, labelled and checked for
accuracy and completeness of all necessary information,
to ensure compliance with specifications.
3.6 Patterns are filed and stored.


Learning Outcomes


On sucessful completion of this unit you will have developed the required skills and knowledge required as it applies to fitting a garment or toile on an individual and making size and fit alterations on the garment or toile; then transferring these alterations to the pattern. You will also develop the required skills in communication to take and document measurements and pattern requirements. Planning and organising, problem solving and initiative and enterprise skills as required to determine fit and pattern requirements. Self management skills as required to ensure quality standards are met.


Details of Learning Activities

Details of Learning Activities
The course is integrated with LMTFD5010A Develop and present Design concepts within specific guidelines
and LMTFD4004A Calculate cost estimates for fashion products to form a cluster or learning program called Design Studio 2.
In this course you will be involved in blended learning with both theoretical and practical tasks involved in the development and fit of patterns. This process will be integrated into the following key activities that you are required to undertake
• research outside of regular class times.
• integrate skills across the design and product development process and focus on the use and experimentation of design studio processes based on fashion industry requirements. This will result in the production of a fashion design product/s which meets specified design briefs


Teaching Schedule

Week 1 - 6 Feb
Outline of course and expectations
Student / Teacher
INDUSTRY PARTNER PROJECT 1
World Skills Australia
Introduction of Brief, Duration of project is 8 Weeks
Delivery of brief to student’s by industry partner
Research and Fabric Sourcing
Week 2 – 13 Feb
Finalise your design and research, your concept prepare a 200 word synopsis regarding the customer requirements of the industry partner.
Discuss suitability of designs with selected/proposed fabrics and trims with your teacher.
Week 3 -20 Feb
Industry Partner Interviews/ feedback:
COMPULSORY ATTENDANCE Review of designs and selection of final styles to be made.
Week 2 – 4 (20 -27 Feb)
Pattern and Toile Development
Consider suitability/Fit of blocks.
Assess toiles for pattern making outcomes
Begin to develop detailed costing for produced garments
Finalise toiles and patterns.
Visual Diary initial assessment
Week 5 – 7 (5 - 19 March)
Prepare and cut fabric
Commence final construction
Information delivered re Project 2-“Future Project” delivered week 6
Costing sheets – Due for assessment Week 8
Week 8 - 26 March
FINAL ASSESSMENT and PRESENTATION – Students to present their Final garments, specifications costing and story boards to their Industry Partner.
Submit Final patterns with pattern specification sheet, Final toiles and Final garments and Costing sheets for Assessment, story boards and visual Diary
Week 9 - 2 April
Project 1-“Future Project” Duration of project is 8 Weeks
Continue with research and idea development sketches and fabric sourcing
Week 11 - 23 April
Present Design and Research including fabric of your “Future Project” brief requirements to your Design Studio 2 teacher for review and confirmation.
Week 11 – 13 (23 April to 7 May)
Commence Pattern and toile development
Consider suitability/Fit of blocks.
Visual Diaries for initial assessment
Assess toiles for pattern making outcomes
Begin to develop Detailed costing for produced garments
Continue Pattern and toile development.
Week 13 - 7 May
Finalise toiles and patterns
Prepare and cut fabric
Week 13 - 15 (7 -21 May )
Commence final construction
Costing sheets– Due for assessment Week 8
Week 16 -28 May
FINAL ASSESSMENT and PRESENTATION – Students to present their Final garments, specifications costing and story boards to staff and class.
Submit Final patterns with pattern specification sheet, Final toiles and Final garments and Costing sheets for Assessment, story boards and visual Diary


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Figure Analysis by Pat Feron Fit Analysis by Pat Feron Patternmaking for Fashion Design byHelen Joseph-Armstrong


Other Resources

RMIT Library
WGSN Website for trend forecasting.
Essential Learning Resources students need to have for all Design Studio classes:
Selection of pencils: H, HB and 2B
Pattern making equipment, rulers and set squares pattern scissors
Pattern hooks,
Sewing equipment. fabric scissors
Fabric purchased by the student suitable for toiling garments and producing final product with all linings and interlinings
Visual Diary


Overview of Assessment

Detailed course and assessment requirements and information will be made available to you first week of class. Specific details will be explained to you during scheduled classes.

This course comprises both practical and theory components. You will be expected to attend and participate in class activities.

As well as class activities you will be required to undertake research and assessment practice outside of regular class times and participate in formal assessment tasks.

PLEASE NOTE: work that has not been authenticated during class as your own work will not be considered for assessment.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment Tasks

Assessment 1- Submission for Future Project - presentation is week 8
• Design Development and Story Boards
• Appropriate Specifications
• Toile, Pattern and Final Garments

Assessment 2- Submission for Industry Project - presentation is week 16
• Design Development and Story Boards
• Appropriate Specifications
• Toile, Pattern and Final Garments


Assessment Matrix

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ELEMENTAssessment 1 Future Project 

 

Assessment 2           Industry Project

1. Assess body characteristicsXX
2. Fit garment or toile on individual XX
3. Make pattern alterations XX

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