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Lesson overview:How can we correctly apply a finish to our phone holder?

  • critically evaluate the quality of the design, manufacture and fitness for purpose of their products as they design and make
  • identify the strengths and areas for development in their ideas and products
  • critically evaluate the quality of the design, manufacture and fitness for purpose of their products as they design and make
  • identify the strengths and areas for development in their ideas and products

Experience of basic stitching, joining textiles and finishing techniques.

Experience of making and using simple pattern pieces.

Seam, seam allowance, wadding, reinforce, right side, wrong side, hem, template, pattern pieces, design criteria, annotate, design decisions, functionality, innovation, authentic, user, purpose, evaluate, mock-up, prototype, aesthetics, function, constraints

Equipment Required

Existing textile products for investigation and deconstruction, selection of fabrics, pins, needles, thread, measuring tape

Content guidance

Equipment requiring safe usage.

Supervision Level

Adult supervision recommended.