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Year 9 and 10 Fashion

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​​​Students studying subjects in Textiles are encouraged to think critically and creatively to make social and ethically responsible decisions to enhance the wellbeing of their self, family and wider community.​

Subject description​​

Textiles Technology engages students in developing innovative skills for a sustainable society through recycled textile items and charitable donations on a global level. 

Students will: 

  • Investigate design principles
  • Implement practical sun-safe and sustainable solutions 
  • Develop critical thinking skills through researching and analysing 
  • Create unique designs 

Students will be introduced to: 

  • Product design principles 
  • Recycling textile items 
  • Production of real world designs 

Out of class requirements​

Set homework tasks and fabric.

What’s important for this subjec​​​t

Interest in fabrics and sewing skills. ​

Course Outline and Assessme​​nt

​​Year 9
Year 10​
​Unit 1: Pattern Development
  • Basic Pattern Alteration
  • Garment construction through design process
  • Fibre and fabric properties / characteristics
  • Sustainability and fit for purpose design
  • Creation of prototypes to establish design development process ​
Unit 1: Recycled Furniture
  • Upholstery and timber products
  • Restoration processes
  • Surface Finishes
  • WH&S
​Unit 2: Fashion
  • Client interview
  • Design and preparation of materials
  • Production of functional pencil ​case with zip insertion and embellishment
  • Evaluation
​Unit 2: Fashion
  • Design Processes
  • Fabric Properties
  • Understanding body shape
  • Trend forecasting and draping techniques

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Year 11 Courses and Pre requisites​​​​
​Furnishing Skills, Applied Fashion​

​​​​Extra-Curricular Opportunities​
​Potential involvement with College productions (Dance and Drama)​​

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Last reviewed 21 May 2021
Last updated 21 May 2021