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Theme Buildings of the World
Context Fashion tops for young adults (male or female)
TEXTILES TECHNOLOGY
G.C.S.E TEXTILES
REVISION NOTES and PREP SHEET
Summer Exam 2010
Internet, art galleries, shops, exhibitions, write letters, magazines, libraries, take photographs, experts e.g. designers, colour
trend services (companies who identify what colours or trends will be fashionable in the future), CD-ROMs, Internet and
Where and how questionnaires. Some are better ways than others e.g. you cannot look closely at an object unless you can feel it. Over the
can I research? internet it is not possible to see all aspects of the product unless it give all views including an inside view
Look at and evaluate an existing product - what are the good and bad points of that design? How could you improve it? Has it
been made in the best way? What part of the design could you use? Who would use it? What or who is the target market?
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Theme Buildings of the World
Context Fashion tops for young adults (male or female)
Fashion tops for young adults (male or female)
What can I These could be fitted, layered, camisole underneath, paneled, lightweight material, heavy material, and combination of materials.
make? Remember it must have the theme of buildings around the world
Buildings around the world e.g.…read more

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Theme Buildings of the World
Context Fashion tops for young adults (male or female)
Cotton
Durable, strong, not very elastic, absorbent, not a good insulator, cheap, easy to care for but creases easily
Polyester
Very strong, very durable (hard wearing), high elasticity (stretches and returns to shape) good insulation, very cheap, easy to care for, very
creases resistant
What Combining Fibres: The properties of fabric can be improved when fibres are combined. This is a blend or a mixture.…read more

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Theme Buildings of the World
Context Fashion tops for young adults (male or female)
How will I Use measurements from design sheet - add 1.5 cm for seam allowance, draw accurately on paper,
make the add information to pattern such as name of pattern piece, size, design number, number to cut out,
paper straight of grain, matching/balance notches
template
(pattern) for Block patterns.
the product? These are basic shapes for garments and all other patterns are made from them.…read more

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Theme Buildings of the World
Context Fashion tops for young adults (male or female)
Production plan:
1. Collect equipment (material, pattern pieces, components such as thread and zip), find clear and safe working area,
(QC check fabric for flaws, colour variations, print defects, check components for correct size and
faults)
2. Lay pattern pieces on fabric, pin, cut out, (QC are all pieces cut out correctly?)
3. Apply any pattern to pieces by your chosen method e.g.…read more

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Theme Buildings of the World
Context Fashion tops for young adults (male or female)
Individual or Job production also known as makethrough. This is the most expensive method of production
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Theme Buildings of the World
Context Fashion tops for young adults (male or female)
By European law you must say what fibres your item is made from. Other information should include wash care symbols, name of manufacturer
and country of origin
50% cotton 50% polyester would be for main fabric. The wash instructions used are for the fibres that take the lowest settings. Cotton
can take a higher wash and heat but polyester cannot.…read more

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Theme Buildings of the World
Context Fashion tops for young adults (male or female)
At school In industry
domestic sewing machine high speed sewing machine, over lockers to neaten raw edges
What
scissors Band knife cutting machine or laser cut
equipment will I
pins not used, patterns are drawn around or a computer lay is
need to make
3 or 4 Thread Over-locker used
my item? Same in industry but much faster.…read more

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Theme Buildings of the World
Context Fashion tops for young adults (male or female)
Making in larger numbers will automatically cost less because better prices can be negotiated for materials
Make the product in a less expensive fabric e.g. polyester satin instead of silk satin
How can I Make the product smaller in some way e.g.…read more

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Theme Buildings of the World
Context Fashion tops for young adults (male or female)
Design Phase
Research design ideas on the Internet, present mood boards etc... using graphic programmes
First ideas using graphic packages
Design fabric using CAD (computer aided design) software
Put fabric onto designs using 2D mapping or 3D image draping system
Production Phase
Testing department test relevant parts of item e.g. seam strength
Using PDM software (Product Data Management) costings of items can be done.…read more

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