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Lesson overview:What are the different types of stitches used in textiles?

  • how well products have been made
  • why materials have been chosen
  • that a 3D textiles product can be made from a combination of fabric shapes
  • how well products have been made
  • why materials have been chosen
  • that a 3D textiles product can be made from a combination of fabric shapes

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.