Taught in 2nd year Bachelor in fashion technology
Theory [A] 24.0
Exercises [B] 12.0
Training and projects [C] 12.0
Studytime [D] 100.0
Studypoints [E] 4
Level in-depth
Credit contract? Unrestricted access
Examination contract? Unrestricted access
Language of instruction Dutch
Lecturer Kristien Temmerman
Reference TCMODE02A00005
Key words
Machine Technology

This course is a follow-up course of the first year course. The aim for the students is to acquire an insight into the functioning and the mechanism of a few special machines. Furthermore they have to be capable of deducting the application and possibilities of each machine. They have to be capable of preparing the machine for a definite kind of fabric and hem or ream and a definite application. A lot of attention is paid to accuracy and the development of a certain feeling for the adjustment of these machines.

* Chainstitchmacines: machine for sewing buttons, hemmingmachine, chainstitch seamer with puller feed, waistbandmachine, buttonhole sewingmachine
* Zigzag lockstitch: zigzag lockstitch machine, lockstitch bartacker, buttonhole sewing machine
* Machines for sewing knittings: fourthreads overedge stitch, coveringstitches.
* Machines for ironing, engines for sewingmachines.

A good knowledge of the machines studied in the first year is sufficient.

Final Objectives

Materials used
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- teacher's course
- school library materials ...

Study costs
CD- Rom: 1,5 €

Study guidance

Teaching Methods
- lectures
- demonstrations
- exercises
- individual reports
- group reports

- Scoring system :
written tests
oral examination
oral tests

Kristien Temmerman