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Textiles technology

Textiles technology builds upon the practical skills learnt in technology mandatory, allowing students to combine creativity with their design skills. Students gain experience in using sewing machines, hand tools and a variety of fabrics and fibres to make a range of textile craft products.

Units that may be studied during the elective include:

  • Structure and manufacture of textiles
  • Patchwork and quilting
  • Dyeing
  • Weaving
  • Knitting and Crochet
  • Embroidery
  • Garment Construction
  • Felting
  • Textile art

Course duration: 1 year (100 hours) available in Year 9 only.

Pre-requisites: Nil.

Equipment required: Black leather enclosed shoes, plastic sleeve folder.

Fee: $50. This covers the cost of most materials required, although students may be required to purchase some of the materials required for specific individual projects.

Download the Year 9 assessment schedule (DOCX 14KB) for more information.