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* 1. Do you currently teach textiles, fashion and apparel content in your program?

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* 2. How much time do you spend teaching content related to textiles, fashion and apparel?

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* 3. Are you interested in finding more resources to teach textiles, fashion and apparel?

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* 4. Please check all of the topic areas you are looking for more resources for relating to this area.

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* 5. The product idea in development is to develop a series of classroom kits which would include curriculum and hands-on projects relating to reach area listed.  Please indicate your interest in a kit like this for each topic area.

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Beginning Fashion Design Construction
Intermediate Fashion Design Construction
Fashion/Costume History (Semester A and Semester B)
Elements and Principles of Design
Beginning Fashion Illustration-Drawing, use of markers and watercolor, etc.
Beginning Textiles-Including Content/Fabrication: Weaving, Bonding, Knitting
Advanced/Applied Textiles- Smocking, pleating, embroidery, patchwork, etc.
Costume Design Process/Construction-Theatrical costume design process
Introduction to the Fashion Industry-Business, marketing, branding, production, etc.
Introduction to Fashion Design Process-Broader focus on the designing side of fashion

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* 6. The estimate price range for ktis like this could be $499-$1499 depending on kit contents.  Please indicate your likelihood to purchase resources like this in the next 3 years.

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Beginning Fashion Design Construction
Intermediate Fashion Design Construction
Fashion/Costume History (Semester A and Semester B)
Elements and Principles of Design
Beginning Fashion Illustration-Drawing, use of markers and watercolor, etc.
Beginning Textiles-Including Content/Fabrication: Weaving, Bonding, Knitting
Advanced/Applied Textiles- Smocking, pleating, embroidery, patchwork, etc.
Costume Design Process/Construction-Theatrical costume design process
Introduction to the Fashion Industry-Business, marketing, branding, production, etc.
Introduction to Fashion Design Process-Broader focus on the designing side of fashion

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* 7. Another idea under consideration is to take the topic of Beginning Fashion Design Construction and make it available as a series of smaller kits for instructors to pick and choose from. Each kit will include lesson plans integrating the use of the kit contents with hands-on activities and projects included. Please rate your interest in the following kit topics.

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Unit Kit 1 Introduction to the Fashion Industry-Brief over view of how a fashion designer starts the process of inspiration, making of a Mood Board, rough sketches, choices made, muslin mockup made, fine tuning of design and fit with final production of garments for retail sales. 
Unit Kit 2 Beginning Hand Sewing- Instruction of basic hand stitches, use of basic tools such as hand needles, scissors, cutting thread and use of a thimble.
Unit Kit 3 Notion Hard ware-Buttons, Snaps, Hooks, Eyes, Bars, Velcro, Skirt Hooks - Instruction for attaching a 4-hole button, 2-hole button and a self shank button, also lessons on proper stitching of hooks, eyes and bars, Velcro and skirt/pant hooks.
Unit Kit 4 Introduction to the Sewing Machine-Handouts of paper practice sheets for practicing without thread, instruction for threading of the machine, learning the different parts of the machine and their proper names, etc.
Unit Kit 5 Pressing/ Ironing for garment construction-Instruction on how to use the iron, pressing tools, how to properly iron a dress shirt or tailored shirt, the difference between ironing and pressing, the importance of pressing while constructing a garment.
Unit Kit 6 Ten Sewing Technique Samples-Instruction for learning a variety of basic sewing techniques that will be used later in constructing actual garments, including darts, pivoting for turning right angle corners, princess seams, gathering using elastic, curved seams, easing and back stitching.  Proper cutting, grain line, bias and working with the fold will be thoroughly be covered.
Unit Kit 7 Sewing a Basic Tote Bag-This instruction would cover measuring, use of rulers to measure out the tote bag, choosing appropriate fashion fabric for the outside of the bag, lining fabric, measuring and cutting handles/ shoulder straps, overall construction including “bagged” lining technique, top stitching and under stitching.
Unit Kit 8 Sewing Pajama Pants-Instruction will cover the use of a commercial paper pattern for simple PJ pants which will cover taking measurements, how to choose the proper size pattern, fabric type (woven) yardage, elastic waistband application (as introduced earlier in the ten techniques) hemming and seam finishing.
Unit Kit 9 Simple Pencil skirt construction-Instruction will cover choice of more advanced commercial pattern, fabric, notions, introduction to making a muslin mockup of the skirt in order to learn the construction steps, fitting and style elements, construction of said skirt in fashion fabric which would include linings, zipper applications and more advanced hemming techniques
Unit Kit 10 Final Evaluation of all samples and garments produced in the class-evaluations on improvement of overall technique which would include checking for proper fit, cutting on grain and marking of patterns, straight seams and correct use of stitch lengths (basting and regular stitching) checking for pressing done throughout the construction process, hand sewing techniques incorporated into the garment and overall aesthetic look.

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* 8. Please provide your email if you would like to be considered a test site for future textile, fashion and apparel kits.

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* 9. What is your annual budget available for purchasing resources to teach textiles, fashion and apparel?

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* 10. How many students to you teach annually in your textiles, fashion and apparel courses?

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* 11. Please share your email so that the first 50 participants who complete this survey can receive the $5 Amazon gift card.

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