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. There may also be an optional show that students can enter. Costs and timing can change from year to year.
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, creative wearable arts.
  • Collaborating in a group to come up with new, exciting ideas.
  • Show understanding of colour, shape, size and repetition and using this knowledge to create good designs.
  • Cleverly using upcycled materials to showcase the importance of sustainability in an ever-changing world.

Other skills you will learn in becoming a designer are:

  • Being inspired by other wearable arts design to show your own creativity in a range of ideas that meet a brief.
  • Developing ideas and skills in fashion drawing, to show form and texture of materials.
  • Exploring and testing a variety of different materials, using different application methods, including led lights.
  • Solving problems to come up with high quality finished solutions.


Where Does It Lead:

This course leads to Junior C (Year 10) and Senior Technology courses at Year 11 and NCEA Levels 2 and 3.

For further information see:
Mrs E Paterson