Areas of study: Design Properties and Performance of Textiles Australian Textile Industry
DesignPrinciples and Elements Fabric Decoration Manufacturing Techniques Culture and how it influences design Australian Designers Properties and Performance of Textiles Innovations Fibre classification Yarn structure Fabric Structures and Testing Australian Textile Industry History Quality and Value Marketing Environment Careers
Year 11 - Study Design: Principles and Elements Fabric Decorations Construction Techniques Students Produce: Diary of Fabric Decorations Study Properties & Performance of Textiles Construction Techniques Fibre and Yarn studies Students Produce: Non- Apparel or Furnishing Study: Australian Textile Industry Textile Industry Use of Commercial pattern Students Produce: An Apparel item for a Client of their choice
Year 11 Apparel: Produce a garment for a client
For some of these students this was the first year studying Textiles.
Non- Apparel: Produce a non-apparel item that incorporates two forms of fabric decoration. Hand Dyeing and Quilting/Painting with fabric: Textured Drop and Sew, Creating Shapes with fabric.
Wall Hanging: Textured background, Embroidered Shapes, Patchwork, Machine creative quilting and appliqué . Fits into Non-apparel or Home Furnishings. Patchwork quilt: with Prarie Points. Suffolk Puffs, Bows, Frills, Patchwork and Quilting. Fits into Non-apparel, Home furnishings
Year 12 Major Textiles Project and Folio start in term 4, 2012 Students have 11 months to complete this item at school. This includes one major textile item from the following context areas:
This also includes a 12 x A3 page folio showing the development and making your Major Textile item.
Major Design Project with folio A photographic record is kept by the teacher during the development of your project.
Finished item being boxed to send to Sydney for marking by the Board of Studies Markers.
Students have 12 months to work on their Major Textiles Project. Most students in the past have commented that Textiles and Design is their creative release from their other high pressure subjects. Student made Bear and Clothing
Silk painting: Development of own cultural story to be turned into a dress
Major Textiles Projects are often paraded in the school “On Show”. All garments scored well in the HSC. The green fairy costume scoring in the high 90’s. Band 6. Student interests, creativity and skills are fostered and developed.
Final costume with Solvy tail draped across the back for effect. Tail of solvy lace ready to be sewn into costume
Recycling is often an option for your Major Project. This project, made from recycled lace curtains achieved a band 6 in the 2010 HSC year.
Influenced by Japanese Culture. This Train shows a bold geometric contemporary fabric with Suffolk puffs used to produce the ragged edge of the train. The dress was short with a decorated obi and large bow. This project scored well in the HSC with a score of 89.