Textiles Technology

Course Summary

Textiles Technology provides students with a range of practical and real-world experiences to grow and develop their skills and knowledge in Textile design, properties and performance of textiles and Textiles and Society. These experiences include a variety of learning activities, practical projects and excursions.

Textiles Technology focuses on the following areas throughout Years 9 and 10:

  • Apparel – includes clothing and accessories such as shoes, hats, scarves, jewellery and belts.
  • Furnishings – includes cushions, curtains, bedspreads, lampshades, quilt covers, bed linen, chair coverings, table linen, beanbags.
  • Costumes – includes theatre costumes, masks, headdresses, folk and traditional costumes, fancy dress costumes and dance costumes.
  • Textile Arts – includes wall hangings, fabric-based artworks, embroidery, wearable design.
  • Non-apparel – includes book covers, toys, bags, umbrellas, tents, backpacks, surfboard covers.

Textiles Technology allows students to be creative, independent learners who can use their knowledge and skills for related career pathways and leisure pursuits.

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