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Dressmaking and Alterations Option Certificate

​​Dress Making and Alterations Option Certificate (0596)

The certificate curriculum in dressmaking and alteration prepares students for employment in the alterations department of department stores or for the operation of their own  business in dressmaking, tailoring, and alterations. 


Fashion Design Merchandising 052 or 053​Knit Sewing or Children's Clothing
Fashion Design Merchandising 056Basic Sewing & Alterations
​Fashion Design Merchandising 105A​Beginning Sewing​3
​Fashion Design Merchandising 105BIntermediate Sewing2
​Fashion Design Merchandising 106Advanced Sewing​3
Fashion Design Merchandising 107Custom Tailoring2
​Fashion Design Merchandising 109Flat Pattern Techniques3.5
​Fashion Design Merchandising 113Fashion Draping3
SUBTOTAL   ​19.5


In addition, select three or more units from the following list:





​Entrepreneurship 120​

​Introduction to ​​Working as a Freelance Independent Contractor


​​​Entrepreneurship 121

​People Skills for the Freelancer


​​​Entrepreneurship 122

​Opportunities in Freelance Industries and Trades


​​​Entrepreneurship 123

​​​Marketing to Attract Customers and Grow Your Freelance Business


​​​Entrepreneurship 124

​Survival Finance and Accounting for the Freelancer-Show Me the Money


​Entrepreneurship 125

​​Launch Your Freelance Business

​FDM 005 Fashion Lab​.05-1

​FDM 058

Decorative Apparel

​FDM 102Promotion & Coordination​3
​FDM 104Textile Fibers & Fabrics​3

​FDM 140

​Fashion E-Commerce


​​FDM 299

Cooperative Work Experience Education​​1​

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