YEAR 8 TEXTILES: ‘Misfit’ Project
Equipment (worksheet) –design features, function and safe use of …..
Fabrics and Components (worksheet) - name, source (natural / man-made, description, function, advantages, disadvantages.
Modelling – reasons for …
Design idea for ‘Misfit’. Annotation of design features.
Peer assessment and student response to feedback.
Practical: use of basic Textiles equipment including sewing machine and iron.
Construction techniques: seams, reduction of fullness, straight lines, corners and reversing on sewing machine, oversewing.
Decorative techniques: machine embroidery, use of Bondaweb to fuse fabrics together, machine sewn applique, sewing on a button, making a pompom, decorative use of ribbon and recycling / upcycling textile fabrics and components to make additional features and /or accessories for ‘Misfit’.
Evaluation of Misfit : Quality Control (Self assessment).
Extension Activity: CAD for front and back of ‘Misfit’.