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  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

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Continuing Education Course

SEM: 42


Patternmaking I


Students learn to flat patterndraft from sketches, using approved slopers. In today’s industry, this is the fastest and most commonly used method. Students begin with seamless blocks, draft the pattern on dotted paper, add seams, and then transfer to manila for a final hard paper pattern, including an appropriate pattern card. Assignments include sewing the finished pattern in muslin, checking the fit on the dress form and making corrections to the pattern. Mirroring industry techniques, students develop skills expected of a designer and/or a first-pattern patternmaker.

Prerequisite: XFSH3019 Sewing I, XFSH3014 Draping I

First class materials: 18” Graff ruler, scissors (pattern and fabric), mechanical pencil, French curve, pattern notcher, stapler, ¾” Magic Scotch Tape in table dispenser, 8 ½”x11” lined notepaper in a 1” binder, pattern hooks. Text: Patternmaking for Fashion Design by Helen Joseph Armstrong.

Course Details
Meetings: 12
Credit Hours: 1
Lab: $35
Section 1 Fashion Design
Instructor: Morrison Jackson
Meeting Day(s): Sunday
Meeting Time(s): 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Meeting Date(s): September 13, 2015  -  December 06, 2015
No Meeting/Special Note: no mtg: November 29, 2015
Class Size: 12
Meeting Room:
Location: California Market Center
110 E 9th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90015-1744
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Non-Credit 35180 $435 Add to Cart
Certificate 35181 $475 Add to Cart
Credit 35182 $1320 Add to Cart
12 of 12 seats available (last 2 seats are not available online)
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