Tawa College Tawa College

Level 1 Fashion and Textiles Technology 101

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs T. Tippett.

Fashion and Textiles Technology


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This course will offer a textiles and or a fashion pathway. You will be able to select from a textile projects or a fashion projects; or you may wish to do one of each.

In this course students will learn to:

  • Understand about different textile techniques
  • Use commercial sewing patterns
  • Develop hand sewing skills
  • Develop machine stitching skills
  • Understand about fabrics and their properties
  • Understand basic garment construction techniques
  • Design and Innovate

This course will offer 1 NCEA achievement standard.


Learning Areas:

Design and Materials Technology

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There will be a contribution of $80 toward the materials for the take home products.
Students will be required to purchase the stationery on the school stationery list.