Year 9 - Textiles


Students in Year 9 at MFGSC may elect to undertake Textiles for one semester. This subject leads into Year 10 Textiles Elective and then Studio Arts at VCE level.


Victorian Curriculum

Students work through the process of Creating Designed Solutions. They investigate what is needed, generate ideas, plan and manage the safe production of products for a specific purpose or function, evaluate the success and effectiveness of the process and product. Students will undertake an investigation of Technologies Contexts in cotton/wool and cotton fibre production and marketing.


Projects and Assessment Tasks

In Year 9 Textiles, students have the opportunity to use a variety of tools, materials, equipment, sewing machines and technology to develop their textiles items. They have opportunity to develop their own design ideas and work and manage their projects under guidance.


Planned tasks;

  • Design and make a scarf for the Annual Scarf Festival at the NWM
  • Using a commercial pattern to make a garment then modify it to create a personalised design change
  • Recycle and/or Upcycle a textiles item
  • Use and understand correct terminology and definitions for textiles production and construction techniques.
  • Surf label fashion label investigation, design and print/paint.
  • Research of cotton or wool fibre production and sustainability in Australia


A4 Visual Arts Diary

A4 plastic wallet/folder

Coloured markers set of 12

Derwent Coloured Pencils

HB and 2B Grey lead pencil

Black Fine liner


Pencil Sharpener



Some materials will be provided otherwise students will be required to purchase their own materials for tasks specific to their design and production requirements, under guidance from the teacher.


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