Year 9 TECHNOLOGY - Fashion and Textiles Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: T. Tippett

Applique bag

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:

  1. Sew by hand
  2. Use the sewing machine
  3. Understand fabrics and their properties
  4. How to follow a user centered design process to design a product
  5. How to create a pattern for their own product
  6. 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.


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