Approx Cost:
$50.00 this covers the cost of some craft materials, sewing notions and patterns during the course. Some fabric, notions and equipment for the outcomes may be required to be purchased separately and are an additional cost.
Technology Requirements:
A laptop is essential for this course
Entry Recommendations:

Open Entry, but this course is suited to people who have an interest in Textiles, Construction, Art, Design and Technology.

Course Outline:

Get involved in the practical course where you will learn to design and make a range of outcomes including:

  • Making a hoodie that you will be proud to wear.
  • How to use a pattern and make a garment independently thus preparing yourself for Year 11 courses.
  • Learning a variety of sewing techniques, including, seams, pockets, overlocking, adding buttons, using ribbing, interfacing, casings, eyelets and much more.
  • How to design and build a sculpted wearable arts creation.
  • Being inspired by themes and ideas from art eras.
  • Plan and make an outcome of your choice, using the skills you have learnt throughout the Fashion courses.
Where Does It Lead:

Year 11 Materials Technology and beyond to Technology NCEA Level 2 and 3 (University Entrance ) courses.

This course may also lead to fashion/textiles and design courses at polytechnics and universities. Including Dental Technology and Costume Design if continued through Year 11 and NCEA Level 2 and 3 courses.

For further information see:
Mrs E Paterson