Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1923-1924 Page: 71
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COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
VI. DEPARTMENT OF HOME ECONOMICS.
113.-Clothing. This course deals with the fundamentals
of plain and machine sewing, the operation and care of the
machine and attachments. It deals with the use of commercial
patterns. The students plan to make under garments, and
a simple dress. Lecture and recitation one hour, laboratory
six hours per week.
123.-Clothing. A continuation of course 113.
133.-Clothing. A continuation of course 123.
213.-Clothing. This course establishes the fundamental
principles of dressmaking and gives practice in the drafting
of patterns, cutting, fitting and making of garments, and in
purchasing of appropriate material to be used in practical
problems. One hour per week, lecture, and six hours laboratory.
223.-Clothing. A continuation of course 213.
233.-Clothing. A continuation of course 223.
243.-Textiles. This course includes a study of the history
and development of textiles; a study of the different
fibers and their manufacture; and a study of fabrics and their
252.-Millinery. This course includes the making of bows,
flowers, and various other trimmings together with making
and covering of frames of different materials. Laboratory
four hours a week.
262.-Design. The general principles of design, color,
line, etc., as applied to costume are studied. Study of individual
types and appropriateness to the occasion. Laboratory
four hours a week.
272.-Interior Decoration. Balance in the arrangement
of furniture, and harmony in color, draperies, and furniture.
Laboratory four hours per week.
282.-House Planning. A study of floor plans, materials,
and architectural designs.
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