Thursday, 16 June 2011

Syllabus for Elements of Fashion - Bharathiar University Community College - 2011

ELEMENTS OF FASHION (DFM03)
UNIT -I

           Elements of Art and Principles of design – Color – psychology of clothing – Fashion Terminology- History of costumes – Traditional of Textiles of India –Costumes and fashion – Terms used for clothing during  French Revolution.

UNIT-II
          Fashion Industry –Fashion Promotion – Fashion Designers and their famous Labels.

UNIT –III
            Elements of design - line, shape, form, color and texture. Principles of design- Balance, Rhythm, Harmony, Proportion, and Emphasis.

UNIT – IV
             Apparel design –Neck designs - Collar design – Yoke design - Sleeve styles – skirt designs – Silhouette – Different shapes of Silhouette.

UNIT –V
Introduction – bias – grain – Seam and seam finishes – Hemming – Types of hem –Introducing fullness in garments – Gathers – Pleats –Flares –Flounces - Accessories-decorative items - Sleeves – different types of Sleeves.
PRACTICAL:
  1. Sketching
  2. Sewing Lab
REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. Sumathi G.J. “Elements of fashion and Apparel Design” New age International Pvt. Ltd., publishers, New Delhi-2005.
2. Elizabath Rouse, “Undertaking fashion”. Blackwell scientific publications, Oxford, 1989.

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