CLASSROOM COUTURE CREDIT FOR TEACHERS
Kwantlen University College of Richmond
BC is accepting registration for an intensive 1-week course
for Fashion Arts teachers to be held in mid-August 2005.
FNDN 4102 is part of a certificate in collaboration with
UBC, designated for teachers of secondary and post-secondary
textile studies who want to develop further expertise for
the teaching of textile studies.
The course will feature the CADTERNS
software program and revolutionary Fit-FIRST system
of personal patternmaking, providing new options for
teaching flat pattern design.
Vera Buxton who is teaching the
course, has successfully used
to introduce students who are new to sewing, about how to
sew without the need to always purchase a pattern.
Participating teachers will use
to instantly calculate their own personal Ready-to-Styleä
slopers (collection of basic fitting blocks). In addition,
participants will learn how to combine these basic slopers
with the entry-level CAD program, AutoSketch. Participants
will learn to style unique personal sewing patterns for
their own fashion interests, experiencing first-hand how
computer-assisted patternmaking might be applied in their
Not only will participating teachers
have a creative way to wind up summer 2005 holidays, they
will be able to add 3 credits to their teaching credentials
at the same time. Does the end of the summer and start of a
new school year get any better than that?
NB: Number of spaces is limited to 16
and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
Registration deadline is Friday June 17. For further detail,
is a small electronic cottage industry operating from several satellite home offices in the lower mainland of British Columbia, Canada. CADTERNS
software was developed for the purpose of enabling
anyone to create basic, ready-to-style, personal slopers
(combinations of patternmaking blocks). These slopers
can be used like personal patternmaking templates to
alter other patterns to fit or to style new, pre-fitted
personal patternmaking program is useful in many
educational and entrepreneurial (home based business)
more information about
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