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Equipment List

Design and Merchandising - Fashion Design and Merchandising - CIP No. 52.1900.20
Furniture/Equipment
CAD software (Modacad, Betacad)
Computer(s) with printer, software and plotter
Dell Optiplex 270 or current Dell with Windows capability
Computerized sewing machine(s)
Sewing machines and machine stools/chairs
Cutting tables
Dust buster; whisk broom; lint brush
Ladder/stools (adjustable)
Mannequin(s)
Sergers
Dress forms
Rolling racks and hangers
Male dress form
Materials
Alteration tags; piecework tickets
Assortment of price tickets
Color wheel; personal coloring chart; color collars
Fashion magazines, newspaper ads, and trade journals
Policy and procedure manuals from large fashion or fabric stores
Price conversion charts
Paint, interior and/or acrylic
Sample purchase orders; packing slips; invoices
Sewing Materials/Supplies
1/2 scale dress form
Cutting tools:
Snips
Buttonhole scissors
7" shears
10" bent trimmer shears
7" and 10 1/2" pinking shears
Seam ripper/nippers

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Sewing Materials/Supplies (contd)
Hand sewing aids:
Assorted thread
Needles (#8 for all-purpose, #9 or #10 for fine handwork)
Machine needles
Thimbles
Bobbins and bobbin cases
Holding tools:
Straight pins and pin cushion
Adhesive basting tape
Fabric glue stick
Marking tools:
Marking chalk
Marking pencils
Hem marker
Soap
Measuring tools:
Tape measure
Stitch and seam measurer
Seam gauge yardstick
Misc. sewing aids:
Awl
Fashion figure
Croquet
Dress form
Fitting platform
Full length mirror
Rolling clothes rack with hangers
Muslin and samples of interfacings
Please note: This list of recommended items does not necessarily need to be supported financially by
CTE state/federal funding sources. In many cases, local school district funds are used to purchase items
on a regular basis.

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Sewing Materials/Supplies (contd)


Pressing equipment:
Steam and dry irons
Pressing and ironing boards
Tailors ham and seam roll
Sleeve board
Pressing cloth
Steamer/steam machine
Sketching Materials
Eraser: kneaded clay (will not leave marks or shavings) outlining
Colored pencils for a grid or sectioning the figure
Paint brushes paper
Pads (9" x 12" or 11" x 14")
Tracing paper; sketching vellum
Layout bond
pencils: 2B or 4B for darker line
4H or 6H for lighter underline
Ebony for pens:
Fine point marker for sharp outline
Any color pens
Ruler: clear plastic ruler (easy to see through as you rule)
Water colors
Textiles Lab
Aluminum tins
Candles and matches
Fabric swatches of various fibers, weaves, textures, and finishes
Linen tester
Magnifying glasses
Microscope
Nail polish remover (acetone)
Newspaper

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Pick Counter
Tweezers
Tool Box for Creating Visual Presentations
Fish line
Glue stick
Hammer and nails
Masking tape
Matt knife
Pliers
Rubber cement
Screw drivers
Staple gun
String
Tape measure
Thumb tacks
Yard stick