The curriculum of the basic four year degree course includes: fibres and fabrics, dyeing and printing, traditional textiles, family clothing, draping and dart manipulation, textile designing, commercial garment construction, fashion figure and costume illustrations, textile handicrafts. Other areas in the domain of Textile and Apparel Designing include tie and die, fabric printing, fabric painting, soap making, care of fabrics, traditional hand embroidery, needle weaving, quilting and bag making, macramé, conventional weaving techniques, appliqué and patch work, sequin work, embellishment techniques for household and clothing articles which are of use in our day to day life.
Under graduate courses
FUNDAMENTALS OF CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION HCT-111 3(1+2)
Introduction to clothing construction, sewing machine, its parts and use, sewing equipments, basic seams and seam finishes, fullness –gathers, pleats, darts and tucks, placket opening and its variations, finishing of necklines with various techniques, fasteners and their uses, mending and patching, body measurement method and importance, selection of fabrics for garments, preparation of fabrics for layout and cutting (grains, shrinking, straightening and stretching)
Sewing machine, its use and care, different sewing equipments and tools, Preparation of the samples of the following: Basic hand stitches-Plain, run & fell, French seam ,lapped seam etc. Edge finishing overcastting : Fullness gathers, pleats, tucks, darts smocking, shearing; Finishing or necklines-binding, facing, shape of facing, placket opening –one piece; two piece ;fasteners :- Phase fasteners, button and button hole, hooks and eye .. Mending and patching, preparation and layout plans; Drafting and stitching of petticoat, pyjama, apron and laundry bag.
INTRODUCTION TO TEXTILES AND THEIR CARE HCT 122 (2+1)
Introduction to textiles: Terminology used in textiles; Classification of textile fibres and properties and uses of different textile fibres; Cotton, Wool, Silk, Synthetic and Mineral fibres; yarn classification, characteristics and their use; Methods of fabric construction: Knitting, weaving, Lace making; Felting; Non – woven fabrics;
Consumer application, use and care of textiles: Laundry equipments, their use and care; stain removal- classification, principles and techniques; Cleansing agents- water, detergents and soaps; Introduction to textile finishes: Preparation of textile for finishing; Classification, processing and purposes of finishes; Mechanical, Chemical, Additive and Special.
Identification of textile fibres: Microscopic test, Burning test, Chemical test; Removal of common stains from different fabrics; Washing, finishing and storage of different garments: cotton, Wool, Silk, Synthetic; Desizing and scouring of yarn and fabric; Bleaching of cotton, mercerization of cotton; Study of labels.
INTRODUCTION TO DYEING AND PRINTING HCT 243 (1+1)
Introduction to dyeing and printing; Classification of dyes; indigenous dyes; Synthetic dyes: types synthetic dyes available and their properties; Direct; Sulphur; Basic; Mordant; Acid; Disperse; Vat; Reactive; Naphthol; Pigment; Methods of dyeing and printing; resist dyeing: tie & dye, Batik, Stencil Printing; Screen Printing; roller printing; Discharge printing; Heat transfer printing; Flock; Duplex
Preparation of fabric for dyeing; Selection and preparation of dyes for dyeing of cotton fabric; Introduction to tie & dye; fabric painting; stencil printing on cotton; printing of Fabric with different techniques.
WEAVING, HOSIERY/KNITTING HCT 244 2(0+2)
Loom, its parts and weaving accessories, Preparation of yarn for weaving, Preparing the warp setting on the loom. Threading and preparation of weft. Weaving samples of plain weave, basket weave, twill weave and satin weave, Preparation of articles using different weaving technique, knitting machine and its parts. Accessories and their use Setting of machine needle position tension dial on carriage ;Use of push button, Patterns Making sample of: Tuck stitches, Slip stitches ,Multi colored knitting Preparing samples of hand knitting, knitting of baby set ; Motifs ,designs ,colours and their significance used in woven articles of H.P., Visit to shawl and carpet weaving centre.
TRADITIONAL TEXTILES OF INDIA HCT-355 3(2+1)
History of Indian textiles ;Study of traditional textiles with emphasis of fibre texture ; design; colour &weaving techniques ;Shawls ; Carpets; Household linen; Traditional embroideries of different regions of India
Visit to a museum and art gallery; Preparation of samples of Traditional Indian embroideries.
TEXTILE DESIGNING HCT 356 (1+2)
Fundamentals and elements of design, colour and colour schemes; introduction to textile designs; woven designs: simple and compound structure of fabric; decorative designs: natural, conventional, abstract and geometrical; application of various design principals in textile design; weaves: drafting, lifting and tie up plans for fabric construction; general information of fancy and ornamental weaves; knitted and printed designs : hand and automatic painting; fabric painting; introduction to computer aided designs and related software
Elements of design, colour and colour schemes; development of designs; graphical representation of woven designs: draft plan, lift plan and tie up plan of plain weave and its variations; knitted, printed and painted designs; introduction to computer aided designs and related software; visit to printing knitting and weaving units
FAMILY CLOTHING HCT-367 4(1+3)
Introduction to family clothing influence of need and environment on clothing behavior . Appearance and personality; Wardrobe planning ; Appropriate clothing for different occasions, Clothing needs of infants and toddlers ;Pre- school and elementary school age ; Adolescences ;Adulthood ;Middle age ;old age
Construction of baby layette; Drafting of child s bodice block with sleeve; Adaptation of bodice block to; A Line frock; Double yoke frock ;Drafting and construction of pant cut pyjama for a child; Drafting of adult block and sleeve ; Adaptation of basic bodice block ,ladies kurta; Drafting, cutting and stitching of salwar / churidar pyjama.
ELECTIVE: GARMENT PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY
GARMENT PRODUCTION UNIT ORGANISATION TAD- 471 2(2+0)
Sector of the clothing Industry ,Principles of Management , Design Department ,Marketing Department Finance Department ,Purchasing Department ,Production Department ,Operation Department.
PROCESSES IN GARMENT PRODUCTION TAD-472 3(0+3)
Construction of different types of seams, collars, pockets ,attachment of fastness ,making paper patterns and altering them, making samples of various crafts: embroidery, appliqué , patch work, quilting ,knitting crocheting ,tatting, applying these crafts for constructing sample garments.
TEXTILE HANDICRAFTS TAD-473 3(0+3)
Preparation of utility articles by using various embroidery stitches, creation of fashion accessories, preparation of household article with quilting, appliqué and patch work. Loom weaving of one article fashion garment using tie& dye or printing technique preparation of theme displays for festivals, price fixation of prepared handicrafts exhibition cum sale of handicrafts, visit to state emporium, /Trade fairs /Exhibition.
DRAPING AND DART MANIPULATION TAD-474 3(0+3)
Draping basic block for upper and lower garments. Dart location and manipulation designing and construction of Girls top, Blouse, kameez and shirt using different construction and decorative features
FASHION FIGURE AND COSTUME ILLUSTRATION TAD-475 3(3+1)
Fashion terminology, theories ,factors affecting fashion; fashion analysis tools for designing fashion illustration; importance and scope, role of fashion designer; creation of styles according to age season and special need, accessories & trimmings ;importance and selection.
Elements and principles of design in relation to clothing ;human body ;basic introduction , body form in totality, preparation of fashion figures ; different poses; styles: fashion sketching, shapes and silhouettes of upper and lower garment incorporation designing features; design analysis and communication.
COMMERCIAL GARMENT PRODUCTION TAD-476 4(1+3)
The study of the standard measurement charts for various ages and sexes, pattern reading and alterations for various body figure types; processes of commercial production selection of material, laying, making ,cutting , assembling, finishing, folding and packing, marketing and sales promotion techniques.
Preparation of garments for selected age group and figure types like jump suit, baby pant, hooded jacket, party gown, gent’s shirt, and housecoat skirt top.