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Textiles KS3

Textiles KS3

Year 7

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Beanie Hat Project

  • Health & Safety within the Textiles room
  • Investigating Natural and Synthetic Fibres/Fabrics
  • Developing practical skills – By hand and on the sewing machine
  • Design processes – Researching existing products/creating trend boards/identifying target markets
  • Developing professional design ideas
  • Using CAD to develop design ideas
  • Introducing garment construction skills to create a beanie hat with surface decoration added to it
  • Evaluation of work 

Year 8

Details

‘Under the Sea’ Fish Beanie

Toy Project

  • Re-cap of Health & Safety within the Textiles room
  • More detailed research into Natural and Synthetic Fibres/Fabrics, making links to their properties
  • Develop more professional practical skills – by hand and on the sewing machines
  • Design processes – Researching existing products/creating mood boards/identifying target markets/writing design specifications
  • Developing professional design ideas
  • Using CAD to develop design ideas
  • Introducing pattern cutting skills
  • Development of textiles construction skills to create a fish beanie toy with surface decoration added to it
  • Detailed evaluation of work

Year 9

Details

Identity

T-Shirt Project

 

 

  • Research process – ‘identity’ mood board/secondary and primary drawings
  • Creative sampling process which links in with GCSE Textiles course content
  • Revisit and improve practical skills – by hand and on the sewing machines
  • Design processes – focusing on creating innovative designs using the creative sampling process as inspiration
  • Pattern cutting & garment construction techniques
  • Artist/Designer research
  • Fashion Illustrations
  • Surface decoration techniques applied to final product