Teacher in Charge: Mr N. Sandes
Textiles Technology is a study that will enable students to access 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:
Why this subject?
In Textiles Technology, students will be inspired by a project based course that contains a practical component where students will learn to think critically and creatively. Students will first learn basic sewing skills and develop confidence by sewing basic garments before exploring more advanced creative techniques.
Textiles Technology continues in Year 10 and beyond. There are future career opportunities in all fields of fashion, design and textile related industries.
*No prior experience required
Diversional Therapist, Artist, Tailor/Dressmaker, Print Finisher, Textile Process Operator, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Conservator, Curator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Visual Merchandiser, Engineering Machinist, Exhibition and Collections Technician, Market Research Analyst, Printer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher, Garment TechnicianContributions and Equipment/Stationery
Approximately $25.00 for black and white thread, elastic, applied design media, cushion fabric, interfacing, calico for samples that the school provides.
Students must also provide their own fabric to make pyjamas and some basic sewing equipment.