Approx Cost:
$30.00 this covers the cost of some craft materials, sewing notions and patterns during the course. The fabric for some projects is purchased separately and is an additional cost.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Recommendations:

Open Entry

Course Outline:

In this course you will learn:

  • How to make high quality, personalised fashion accessories and garments.
  • How to use a range of materials, including cotton, felt, wool, elastic, buttons and a range of embellishments.
  • Several different techniques, including a variety of printmaking techniques, overlocking, seam types, hems, casings, pockets, embroidery/hand stitching techniques, applying of buttons, sequins and much more.

Other skills you will learn in becoming a designer are:

  • Being inspired by the designs of others to show your own creativity in a range of ideas that meet a brief.
  • Developing an outcome for a client.
  • How to project manage an outcome by planning time and resource requirements.
  • Exploring and problem solving given situations to create fashion items for particular needs.


Where Does It Lead:

This course leads to Junior B and C Design Technology Fashion and thereafter to Senior Technology courses at Year 11 and NCEA Level 2 and 3.

For further information see:
Mrs E Paterson