Gujarat Board Fashion Studies Syllabus for Class 12


Gujarat Board Syllabus for Class 12 Fashion Studies

CLASS-XII

Unit - I: History of Fashion                                         15 Marks 40 Periods

Objectives of the course
To give an overview of the history of fashion from ancient civilisation through the ages to the present.

To emphasise on the socio-economic and political factors influencing clothing and fashion.

Learning outcome
After finishing the course, the students shall be able
To understand the history of fashion through the ages
To be aware of origin of various trends
To differentiate the style of apparel in different cultures
To appreciate the differences that some of the important events have made on fashion

-Course content
-Theories of clothing - adornment, protection, identification and ritualistic.
-Concept of fashion
-Body decoration, painting, scarification
-Draping - Greco-Roman, Indian and other continents
-Stitched garments - war uniforms, amours inspired
-Comparison of western and oriental war uniforms
-Influence of world wars on fashion - post war fashion in its most primitive sense became generalized to larger groups of people as society became organized in classes each having a different role in economic, social and intellectual development.
-Influence of industrial revolution-the twentieth century has witnessed a new situation with industrial revolution where textiles and clothes traditionally custom made are now being mass produced.
-Automation and the various technical and scientific developments shaping the finest classless society m many centuries.
-Evolution of Indian fashion in the present century.
-Teaching Methodology: Illustrated lectures with slides and visuals
-Reference Text: Kaleidoscope of fashion, by Mehar Castilino Ancient Indian Costume, by Roshan Alkazi

Unit - II. Basic Pattern Development                           20 Marks (Theory) 80 Periods
                                                                                    15 Marks (Practical)

-Objectives of the course
-To introduce students to the world of fashion designing through pattern development.
-To explain important skill that enable the designer to convert a design sketch into a three dimensional form.
-To develop basic blocks for bodice, sleeve and skirt.

-To understand and implement the concept of test fits and to convert paper patterns into muslin.

-Learning outcome
-After finishing the course, the students shall be able
-To understand the basic skill of pattern making
-To understand and appreciate the concept of fit and balance
-To develop basic blocks from measurement charts
-To test fit the pattern
-To Develop patterns for simple designs using basic blocks

Course content
-Methods of measuring body and dress form.
-Relationship of sizes and measurements.
-Tools of pattern making.
-Common terms used in pattern development.
-Introduction to Pattern Development for womens wear - how patterns are made and developed, the importance of fit and balance and methods of achieving it.
-Basic bodice - developed from the standard measurement chart and test fitted on the dress form.
-Marking the important details such as darts, seam allowances, notches, grain lines etc.
-Marking of garment details i.e. Armholes, Necklines- V, U, round, boat, square.
-Develop basic sleeve block and set into the armhole of the basic bodice.
-Develop basic skirt block with one dart or two darts.
-Basic of collar development and drafting basic collars like Peter Pan and Chinese.
-Dart manipulation. the mechanism of shifting darts from one position to another or into a seam by slash and spread method.
-Final product: Student will learn to develop patterns from basic blocks for simple designs for skirts and blouses.
-Teaching Methodology: Illustrated lectures with slides, visuals and demonstrations where ever required.

Evaluation Criteria
-Understanding of the assignment given
-Quality of the work submitted
-Daily assessment to be done after each student presents their work
-Marks would be given for level of improvement of work 10% marks to be given for punctuality, regularity and sincerity

-Timely completion of the project.
-Reference Text Pattern making by Helen Armstrong Pattern making for women’s wear by Winifred Aldrich Pattern making by Pamela Stringer.

Unit. III: Elements of Fashion                                   15 Marks 40 Periods

-Objectives of the course
-To introduce students to the basic elements of fashion:
-To teach students about movement of fashion, fashion cycle, categories of clothing etc.
-To sensitise students about different items of garments in each category i.e. menswear, womenswear and chilrenswear
-To teach students the difference between high fashion and mass fashion
-To distinguish between custom made & ready to wear

Learning outcome
-After finishing the course, the students shall be able
-To understand the elements of fashion
-To be aware of movement of fashion
-To understand the fashion cycle
-To know the various categories of menswear, womenswear and childrenswear
-To understand the difference between hi-fashion & mass fashion and custom made & ready to wear.

Course content
-Menswear, women’s wear and kidswear
-Menswear - shirts, trousers, formal jackets, suit and sporty suit
-Womenswear-dresses, blouses, skirts, trousers, kameezes, saris and blouses
-Kids wear - categories of children for 0-15 years and various governments like frocks, skirts, blouses, trousers, dungarees, jackets etc. highlighting the need of age group for which they are designed.
-Trims used for the fashion apparel
-Hi-fashion-custom and ready to wear, the fashion brand (National & International)
-Mass fashion-ready to wear, Mass RTW brands (National & International)
-Teaching Methodology: Illustrated lectures with slides and visuals.
-Reference Text: Concept to consumer by Gini Stephens Frings Encyclopaedia of Fashion details

Unit - IV: Basics of Garment Making                         20 Marks (Theory) 80 Periods
                                                                                 15 Marks (Practical)

Objectives of the course
-To assemble a garment
-To construct a bodice using different seams
-To make a placket for bodice opening
-To finish a neckline by both piping and facing
-To set in a sleeve in the arm hole
-To put gathers or pleats in the skirt and finish the waist with a waist band or attach a bodice.

Learning outcome
-After finishing the course, the students shall be able
-To join various parts of the garment and construct a complete garment
-To finish a bodice
-To set in the sleeve
-To stitch a skirt

Course content
-Understanding fabric types and selection of underlining, interfacing, inter-lining and lining.
-Marking methods and preparing fabric for cutting
-Pattern layout and cutting of special fabrics
-Assembling of bodice using different seams and appropriate finish for side seam and shoulder seams.
-Concept of slit and seam plackets. Various plackets and placement of fasteners on different parts of the garment.
-Appropriate neckline finishes with piping, bias facing and shaped facing. Importance and use of stay stitching.
-Sleeve attachment to the bodice by setting in the sleeve into armhole.
-Assembling of skirts, finishing gathers and pleats in a waistband.

Final product
-Constructing a skirt and blouse using pattern template.
-Teaching Methodology: Illustrated lectures with slides, visuals and demonstrations whereever required.
-Evaluation Criteria
-Understanding of the assignment given

Quality of the work submitted
-Daily assessment to be done after each student presents their work
-Marks would be given for level of improvement of work 10% marks to be given for punctuality, regularity and sincerity
-Timely completion of the project.
-Reference Text: Encyclopaedia of dressmaking by Marshall Cavendish Readers Digest book of Sewing Encyclopaedia of Sewing

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