Year 10 Fabric Technology
In Fabric Technology students follow the technology process to design and make outfits for the two units of work:
Unit 1 – Cultural Design – You design four contemporary garments showing an influence from a culture of your choosing. You make one of the garments using a knitted fabric. There is a unit standard connected to this unit worth 5 NCEA credits.
Unit 2 – Street Style – You choose a pattern and make a street style garment. The garment is made from a woven cotton fabric and includes shaping techniques. There is a unit standard connected to this unit worth 5 NCEA credits.
This course is a precursor for NCEA technology and Pre-Academy Fabric courses in the senior school.
Cultural Design (Unit 1). You will choose a culture in which to research design features that you can incorporate into your chosen garment which must be made from a knit material. You will learn all the skills required to successfully construct a knit fabric garment. Unit Standard 6694 - Active wear (5 credits)
Completion of Unit 1 Cultural Design.
Street Style (Unit 2). You will choose a design for a garment constructed with woven cotton fabric. You will be taught how to sew darts, zips, gathers, and various seams and hems suitable for this type of fabric. Unit Standard 6692 - Leisure garment (5 credits)
Completion of Unit 2 Street Style.
Recommended Prior Learning
It is helpful to have taken Fabric Technology in Year 9.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
including 2 trips to fabric shops.
You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.
Total Credits Available: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.