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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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)…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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