DCP300 - Ladies' Suit Jackets

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Subject Title
Ladies' Suit Jackets

Subject Description
Students learn to construct the ultimate ladies' suit jacket using the latest high-end industrial techniques. Topics include fabric selection, linings and interfacings, specialty features such as bound and welt pockets, two-piece sleeves and how to bag the lining. The construction method used is simplified and students find it easy and fun to follow with professional results.

Credit Status
One elective credit in the Fashion Certificate Program or one credit towards the Advanced Couture Sewing Recognition of Achievement.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Prepare fabrics and patterns appropriate for consructing ladies' tailored suit jackets.

2. Layout and cut fashion fabrics, linings, interlinings and interfacings.

3. Construct a welt and bound pocket for a ladies' jacket using industrial techniques.

4. Construct a notched collar and lapel using industrial techniques.

5. Construct a two-piece sleeve with vent.

6. Identify required alterations to ensure a correct fit and finishing.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

DCP110 and DCP120

It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the prerequisites are met.  If you do not have the required prerequisite subject
(or have an advanced standing for the prerequisite subject) you will be asked to withdraw with the risk of academic and/or financial penalty.

Students should consult the Program Information Package each semester to ensure they have current information regarding
program requirements. Packages are available from the Continuing Education Office.

Topic Outline

  • Fabrics and pattern preparation
  • Notions, lining and interfacing
  • Layout and cutting of fashion  fabric, lining and interfacing
  • Interfacing and interlining
  • Darts and princess line seams
  • Welt pocket construction
  • Bound buttonhole pockets with flap
  • 2 piece collar
  • 2 piece sleeves with vent
  • Jacket body assembly fitting
  • Lining and facings
  • Setting in and sewing sleeves
  • Bagging the jacket lining
  • Button and holes and finishing
  • Completed jacket for final fitting and marking

Mode of Instruction
In Class demonstration followed by practice.

Note:  Classes are not designed to provide all the information a student may need in order to grasp the subject; reading and
other individual research or study is essential.  Class time is used to illustrate, illuminate, clarify and apply the most important
and relevant parts of a complex subject.  The instructor is more than willing to discuss and clarify points to any student whether
of not the student was present during the class when those point were covered.  However, content covered in scheduled classes
cannot be redelivered by the instructor for a student who misses that class.  It is the responsibility of each student to make notes and study the material presented in the classes. 

Prescribed Texts

Required Supplies
 Required supplies will be discussed during the first class 

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+90%  to  100%
A80%  to  89%
B+75%  to  79%
B70%  to  74%
C+65%  to  69%
C60%  to  64%
D+55%  to  59%
D50%  to  54%
F0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
While attendance and participation in class discussions are not formally part of this evaluation schedule, you should be aware
that absenteeism will almost guarantee your ability to achieve satisfactory grades.  Some of the progress tests and quizzes
tests and quizzes may not be announced in advance and details of assignment requirements maybe explained in class.
There is no formal provision for make-up tests to replace tests you miss.

To attain a passing grade for the subject, a student must complete and obtain a passing grade on all combined assignments
and tests (term work) and also a passing grade on the final exam.

Grading is based on the following marking scheme:

Weekly sewing samples 40%
Final project 60%

No student will be eligible to graduate with a Seneca College certificate or diploma if, in more than 30% of the subjects
required for graduation, the student has received a "D" grade.

Approved by: Lisa Somers