Year 10 Textiles Technology

Course Description

Students will develop a range of different skills and have access to state-of-the-art equipment including innovative design software, laser cutter, computer-guided embroidery, high-precision cricut cutting machine, photo-sensitive multi-layered screen printing, and industrial quality sewing machines. They will work in a variety of contexts including:

  • Applied Design: students will explore screen printing, block printing, applique, tie dye, machine embroidery, and work with fabric in a creative way.
  • Sportswear: students will develop their garment construction skills by making hoodies. This project will also include a research assignment on sportswear.
  • Ethical Fashion: students will explore contemporary global issues in the fashion industry and create an up-cycled garment of their own.
  • Gifts: students will implement their own personal brief to address the needs of a client and develop a textile item of their choice

Further courses are available in Years 11, 12 and 13. There are career opportunities in all fields of clothing and related industries for example, Apparel and Textile design, Interior design or in the Technology Industry through product development and project management.

Metropol magazine featuring ex-BHS student Judd Cargin is now designing menswear for the fashion label I Love Ugly.

*No prior experience required

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

A $60.00 fee to cover items that the school provides; sweatshirt fabric, black and white tread, zips, inks, dyes, applied design media, calico for samples, interfacing.
In addition, students will be required to purchase some other basic sewing equipment.