Year 9 TECHNOLOGY - Fashion and Textiles Technology
Teacher in Charge: T. Tippett
This course is about designing and making products in textiles [fabrics]. It is run in the Textiles room.
In this course students will learn to:
- Sew by hand
- Use the sewing machine
- Understand fabrics and their properties
- How to follow a user centered design process to design a product
- How to create a pattern for their own product
- Be creative
Students make textile items at Year 9, but not garments [clothes]. Students begin learning garment construction in Year 10.
PLEASE NOTE: There will be costs for materials for take home products.
Recommended Prior Learning
Open to anyone interested in learning to sew and make things with fabric.