Course Description

Curious about the process of taking a unique apparel idea and developing it into reality? Explore designer approaches to research and development.  Learn creative techniques including draping with fabric, pattern design development, and sewing through a variety of studio projects.  Become adept in production terminology, proper techniques, and best practices, while developing your sewing skills. 

- Through weekly Zoom meetings, students will work under the guidance of instructor expertise to achieve their work in a virtual studio environment. In addition, students take part in select course activities at their own time; course content will be posted on a weekly basis based on the scheduled meeting date.


Prerequisite: None

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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Section Title
Introduction to Apparel Design Development
7:00PM to 10:00PM
Jun 01, 2021 to Aug 03, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • On-Line Distance Learning
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Additional Fee(s)
Sewing Machine $50.00 Optional
Materials List
  • TBD

Course Requirements: 

  • This course requires you to have a computer with an internet connection; camera and mic to participate in an online course setting; and ZOOM Web Conferencing App installed; and a smart phone and/or computer set up to upload images. 

  • Students will need access to a sewing machine; machines are available to check out with the Extension office. Please select this option when you register for the class. 

Section Notes
  • This course includes 30 hours of class time plus at least 15 hours of homework time.

  • All times are listed for Pacific Daylight Time (PDT).

  • Course teaching method: Combined Asynchronous/Synchronous

  • Asynchronous: Taught through an online learning environment, allowing for flexibility with scheduling of the student's participation in activities. Includes organized discussions, posts and replies to messages, and uploaded multimedia and resources.                                                                                      

  • Synchronous: Taught through an online learning environment, allowing for the instructor and students to meet during scheduled times. Includes lectures, demos and discussions via Zoom.

  • Course details subject to change. Please check this page regularly to verify information. After registering for a course, visit your student profile page for updates.

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