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THEA 329. Patternmaking for the Theatre. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 1 lecture and 6 studio hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: THEA 105. This course introduces basic patternmaking skills including: sloper development, pattern manipulations employing flat patterning techniques, drafting, scaling and copying of historic garments. This course introduces critical-thinking skills as related to the form, fit and composition of clothing as it relates to the body. Students will apply these skills to practical projects that can relate to a variety of historical period costumes.