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KEY STAGE 4



The emphasis of this course is practical work, which enables the coverage of three major areas of study:



MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS


A working knowledge of materials including fleece, lycra and blended fabrics. Fabric embellishment- e.g. Applique, machine embroidery and quilting. Use of trimmings and accessories




DESIGN AND MARKET INFLUENCES


Work using a variety of media and techniques including sketches, colour boards and CAD Software. Designing will include different products for specific needs e.g. Children's Wear, Leisure Wear or Accessories




PROCESSES AND MANUFACTURE


Students will use a wide range of processes and techniques including computer aided design and computer aided sewing machines. Throughout the course the importance of using CAD/CAM in the modern textile industry will be recognised

and encouraged.

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