Year 11 Textile and Fashion Technology - Contemporary Cultural Textiles
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The emphasis for this course is embellishment of fabric; students will draw on their personal cultural backgrounds through generations to create unique and personalised designs. Students will then have the opportunity to evolve these ideas into a more contemporary style and create a simple textile product.
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- Creativity - Students create innovative design ideas/solutions.
- Design principles such as pattern repetition, line, contrast. Use of negative space, balance, harmony, and colour will be taught in class.
- 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.
- Technical skills will also be taught including but not limited to printing, hand stitching, machine embroidery, dying, batik, felting, and applique.
- Technology use - students will be able to use technology and equipment, understanding the tools, components and systems.
- Product development - students will apply skills developed into a textile product such as a cushion, duvet cover, wall hanging or patch.
- Time Management - Use time management strategies to ensure students can manage resources, support and materials.
Year 11, Technology
Final product: $30.00 - (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.