Year 11 Textile and Fashion Technology - Drawing and Design Thinking

Course Description

This course will explore the boundaries of the most creative end of the textile fashion industry. Inspired by avant garde fashion designers, students will follow the design process to develop an idea into reality.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Creativity - Students create innovative design ideas/solutions. 
  • Traditional textile techniques - spinning, dying, weaving etc.
  • Technological process which involves research, planning, time management, design, construction and a final evaluation which measures how well the solution meets the brief of the client
  • Handcrafted textile techniques - printing & embroidery.

  • Technology use - students will be able to use technology and equipment, understanding the tools, components and systems
  • Contemporary textile techniques - modern digital printing techniques
  • Time Management - Use time management strategies to ensure students can manage resources, support and materials
  • Product development - students will apply skills developed into fabric and then a garment

Resources Required

Final product: $40 (optional).
Students also have the option to purchase more specialised materials, equipment or resources for their individual projects. (e.g: developing screens for printing vs hand cut, pine vs rimu). They will need to be mindful of this when working through the design process.