Duration: 1 YEAR

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Fashion Designing (Skill Development)

Course Duration: 1 Year (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

  1. Provide students with comprehensive knowledge and skills in fashion design.
  2. Develop creativity and artistic expression in fashion design and illustration.
  3. Prepare students for self-employment opportunities and careers in the fashion industry.
  4. Foster a deep understanding of textiles, costume history, and business aspects of fashion.

Course Overview: This comprehensive course covers a wide range of subjects within fashion designing, including fashion basics, illustration, textiles, surface ornamentation, costume history, pattern drafting, and business planning. The course aims to equip students with a holistic understanding of fashion design and the necessary skills to succeed in the industry.

Course Teaching Methodology:

  1. Interactive Lectures: Engaging sessions covering theoretical aspects of fashion design, textiles, and business.
  2. Practical Workshops: Hands-on projects, design tasks, and garment creation to apply concepts.
  3. Fashion Illustration: Detailed practice of sketching and illustrating fashion designs.
  4. Textile Workshops: Understanding different fabrics, fibers, and surface ornamentation techniques.
  5. Costume History: Exploring the history of costume and its influence on contemporary fashion.
  6. Pattern Drafting: Learning pattern making and garment construction techniques.
  7. Business Workshops: Developing business plans, marketing strategies, and brand development.

Importance for Learner in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  • Self-Employment: With fashion designing skills, learners can start their own clothing lines, boutiques, or offer custom fashion design services.
  • Career Growth: The fashion industry offers diverse career opportunities, including fashion designers, stylists, fashion consultants, and more.
  • Artistic Expression: Fashion design allows learners to express their creativity and artistic talents.
  • Entrepreneurship: The course includes business aspects to help learners establish and manage their fashion businesses.

Course Contents (Modifiable):

Module 1: Introduction to Fashion Design

  • Basics of Fashion Design
  • Types of Fashion Design
  • Principles of Fashion Design
  • Fashion Market Research

Module 2: Fashion Illustration

  • Practice of Line, Shapes, and Forms
  • Stylization of Features and Croqui
  • Color Theory and Application
  • Clothing Styles and Themes

Module 3: Textiles and Surface Ornamentation

  • Understanding Textile Fibers, Yarns, and Fabrics
  • Fabric Construction Techniques
  • Embroidery and Surface Ornamentation
  • Historical Stitches and Techniques

Module 4: History of Costume

  • Introduction to Costume History
  • Exploration of Indian Costume Traditions

Module 5: Pattern Drafting and Making

  • Basic Measurements and Pattern Drafting
  • Garment Construction Techniques
  • Creation of Various Garments

Module 6: Creating a Clothing Brand

  • Developing a Business Plan
  • Financing a Clothing Brand
  • Marketing Strategies and Brand Development

Note: Course contents can be customized based on the specific needs of learners or location.

This course equips Indian students with a comprehensive skill set in fashion designing, offering both self-employment opportunities and career advancement potential in India's vibrant fashion industry. It prepares learners to create unique and innovative fashion designs while understanding the business aspects of the industry.

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