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Lesson overview:What are modern and smart textile materials?

  • what impact products have beyond their intended purpose, the negative impact of the textiles industry
  • what impact products have beyond their intended purpose, the negative impact of the textiles industry

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.