Textiles KS3

YEAR 7The students will experiment with a variety of materials and working processes. The students’ first task will be to pass their Sewing Machine Driving Test! Their first making challenge will be to make a soft toy using cotton fabric. The second piece of work will focus on recycled fabrics to make textile constructions.
YEAR 8The students will experiment with a range of fabric colouring techniques. They will investigate existing textile products, culminating in designing and screen printing their own T-shirt. The students second making task will concern experiments with a range of printing and textile texturing and construction techniques.
YEAR 9Pre-GCSE course – The students will explore more advanced textile materials and techniques, preparing them for a GCSE in Textiles. They will manufacture a product following a range of designing techniques. Their second project will be to design fabric and make a simple fitted garment.


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