Contoured and Knit Apparel

Massey University - Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Contoured and Knit Apparel

  • Host University

    Massey University - Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Fashion, Fashion Design

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    (212.258 or 212.100, 212.101). At least 45 credits from 200 level.

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    In this studio paper students explore the specialised aspects of pattern development and production in the area of contoured and stretch apparel design.


    Learning outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this paper should be able to:


    Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between creative work and audiences, clients, markets, users, consumers, participants.

    Be intellectually curious and adaptable, willing to embrace new ideas and accommodate risk and uncertainty.

    Manipulate stretch fabrics and contoured processes and techniques with virtuosity in relation to use, fit and performance.

    Demonstrate strong visual, oral and written communication skills

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