Year 10 - Textiles

 

SUBJECT/UNIT DESCRIPTION

Students in Year 10 at MFGSC may elect to undertake Textiles for one semester. This subject leads into 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 and Society and the evolution of design in Textiles and its future direction with emerging technologies.

 

Projects and Assessment Tasks

In Year 10 Textiles, students have the opportunity to use a variety of tools, materials, equipment, sewing machines and technology to develop their own style based on a past fashion style or trend when making clothing items and accessories. They work and manage their own projects under guidance.

Planned tasks;

  • Research of a decade of fashion style or trend of the twentieth century
  • Designing style and emerging future styles
  • Using a commercial pattern and modifying it to make a garment to suit the researched decade of fashion
  • Embellish and modifying an existing textiles accessory such as shoes, bag, hat to suit
  • Creating an additional accessory for the completion of the outfit in a specific style.
  • Use and understand correct terminology and definitions for garment and textiles production and construction techniques.

Scarf production for entry in the Scarf festival at NWM.

 

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Possible pathway could lead into -

Food Studies Unit 1-2

* Students intending to undertake Units 1 and 2 Food Studies will need to have successfully completed a ‘Food Technology’ unit at year 9 and/or year 10.  Special circumstances…