Fashion and Textiles Technology

This creative and exciting University approved subject can be taken from Year9 through to Year 13. It offers many inventive and challenging projects where students learn complex practical skills and techniques, from design and pattern drafting to brief development and construction.

11 FASHION AND TEXTILES

This course consists of two major assignments. The first half of the year explores technical construction using basic techniques and processes to construct an overnight duffle bag. Planning is used to plan resources and ensure equipment is available and improve time management. The second assignment offers the opportunity to create a garment from a given brief. This includes analysing existing outcomes, designing concepts, adapting patterns with measurement, testing ideas and justifying decisions made to create a suitable outcome that is fit for purpose.

$70.00 (INCLUDES ALL MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT NEEDED)

12 FASHION AND TEXTILES

This course consists of two major assignments. The first half of the year explores technical construction using advanced techniques and processes to construct a garment. Planning is used to plan resources and improve time management. The second assignment offers the opportunity to create an outfit from a given brief. This includes analysing existing outcomes, designing concepts, adapting patterns with measurement, testing ideas and justifying decisions made to create a suitable outcome that is fit for purpose.

$80.00 (INCLUDES MOST MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT NEEDED)

13 FASHION AND TEXTILES

This course consists of two major assignments. The first explores technical construction, producing a toile to fit and help construct a finished garment with complex techniques. The second assignment offers the opportunity to explore a given context. Researching wider social and physical environments and analysing existing outcomes will help create conceptual designs to then test and refine ideas, producing a suitable solution. Students will learn how to take measurements of the body and use these to draft up a bodice block. Toiling will be used to refine the fit and adapt the pattern to incorporate special features.

$80.00 (INCLUDES MOST MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT NEEDED)

University or tertiary qualifications including Degrees, Honours, Masters and PHD in Fashion.
Working in the fashion industry including: Fashion Designers, pattern makers, retail, costume and set design, window dressers, stylist, marketing, business management, computer aided design, innovative fabric specialist, overseas buyer, colour consultant, fashion photographer, magazine editor, interior designer, colourist, textile analyst.

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