Intro to Costume Design
The course covers an introduction to garment production for the stage. Emphasis is placed on the hand and machine stitching techniques and on helping to create costumes for school productions. Students will learn to hand sew buttons, closures, and more. The course will cover how to sew zippers and garments by having students create pillows, skirts, pajama pants, and more. They will learn the basics of the sewing machine and serger to create costumes for upcoming productions. This will cover learning how to measure a male/female body, fit clothing, and pick the correct sewing pattern and fabric for a clothing piece of their choice for their final project.