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Welcome to
FCS223: Evaluation of Apparel and Textiles
 

This course analyzes the textile and apparel production process. We start with a brief history of the US textile industry and it's dramatic change during the Industrial Revolution and then proceed through the entire apparel production process. We review line planning and trend analysis, design and development, sell-in, production and distribution.

Please go to the introduction to get started.

FINAL PROJECT OUTLINE AND TEMPLATE IS AVAILABLE UNDER RESOURCES: DUE APR 27.

 
texts

required
The Business of Fashion: Designing, Manufacturing, and Marketing
Third Edition OR Fourth Edition
Leslie Davis Burns and Nancy O. Bryant

RECOMMENDED
Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles
7th Edition
Phyllis G. Tortora and Robert S. Merkel

Online Textile Guide
Celanese Acetate Textile Glossary

virtual office hours for
Spring 2012
:
Fridays, 10:30am- 12noon via Skype or Second Life
or any other time the status button shows that I am online
Skype name: lori_wahl
Second Life name: Diantha Petrov
Click the button below to Skype me.

 

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about The instructor

Lori Wahl is the instructor for this course. She is a 1993 graduate of the University of Idaho.

Email Lori
Contact Information

 

 

 

Premiere Vision- Paris

 

 

Pitti Imagine Shows- Florence, Italy

 

links du jour

Los Angeles International Textile Show

This is the major fall textile show for the West Coast. Mar 26-28, 2012

 
 

Premiere Vision

Premiere Vision is the largest fabric show in the world and covers new fabric trends and technology. Feb 14-16, 2012

Pitti Imagine

Pitti Imagine is a series of shows hosted in Florence, Italy. The shows cover ready-to-wear as well as infants and knitwear.

 
next course offering
January 11, 2012

This course may be taken as part of the FCSEd Teacher Certification requirement.

Syllabus- Spring 2012

 
 
FCS - Margaret Ritchie School of Family & Consumer Science

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