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Key Stage 3
Years 7 and 8

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Sewing and the study of textiles is a valuable life skill, Think of all the places where you experience textiles and sewing every day?  Its everywhere around us, but it is also a lot of fun!

You will design and make a Pugglie, a soft toy, creature or monster. You will evaluate similar products and the work of others.  You will generating good and original ideas and using hand sewing techniques to produce a quality item.

 

What will I learn?


Year 7 - Exploring the production of soft toys

• Select and use tools/equipment and processes to produce quality products; 

• Consider the solution to technical problems in the design and manufacture process

• Use tools and equipment safely with regard to themselves and others; 

• Work accurately and efficiently in terms of time, materials and components.
 
Year 8 - Exploring textile processes


• Select and use tools/equipment and processes to produce quality products like tie die, applique, embroidery etc

• Consider the solution to technical problems in the design and manufacture process, pattern making and construction skills.

• Use tools and equipment safely with regard to themselves and others; 

• Work accurately and efficiently in terms of time, materials and components;