APD 200 FINAL PAPER - Qodeesha Hope APD 200 May 3 2016 Throughout my time spent in APD 200 I have learned much more than I had expected to Not only

APD 200 FINAL PAPER - Qodeesha Hope APD 200 May 3 2016...

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Qodeesha HopeAPD 200May 3, 2016Throughout my time spent in APD 200, I have learned much more than I had expected to.Not only was I educated on the construction of garments and how to utilize sufficient sewing utensils, but from being in this class I have learned a great deal about myself. In every part of this semester, there were moments when my grit and integrity were greatly tested; I failed assignments, received low grades on exams, yet I managed to stay humble and not let the obstacles of completing the course defeat me. In the beginning of the semester, one of the first major assignments that we had to do wasthe sewing proficiency blouse. Before we started the assignment, I had high hopes and expectations about my grade in the assignment, however when it came time to start working, I was unprepared and this alone resulted in me earning zero’s in certain areas of the garment. Although I failed about half of the assignment due to late starts and incomplete submissions, I still learned a great deal about the construction of clothing. Before working on this shirt in class, I never payed attention to seam allowances or even stitch lengths. Pressing seams open as well asusing interfacing were also details in garment creation that I never knew had such an important impact on the final result of a garment. One thing that I really enjoyed making during the phases of the Sewing Proficiency Blouse were the darts. I found darts to be extremely important

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