Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Fashion 10 - week of Oct 15-18

Good morning.

Mrs. Aalhus has ordered our sweatshirt kits, and they should be here tomorrow.  Today is a work day:


  • textbook questions from 1 1/2 weeks ago!
  • pattern worksheets - 4 of them, on front table, all due today.

  • You can work on your PJ's ONLY after the paper work is done.
QUIZ FRIDAY on pattern layout and markings.  You should know:
  • vocabulary such as
    • selvage edge vs. cut edge
    • right side vs. wrong side
    • (warp and weft)
    • (bias)
    • grain line (and why it's important)
  • how fabric is measured in Canada (yards or meters?)
  • how to properly lay out pattern pieces and cut them
    • how to choose which layout diagram you should use (4 things you'll need to know)
  • the various fabric markings.  See worksheet
    • notches, darts, tailor tacks, etc.
    • "grainline" vs. "place on fold"
  • What info is on the instruction sheet?
  • How to decide how much fabric you need to buy

sometime next week...

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