Create a piece of clothing using a sewing machine

Challenge reference: 1773

Notional learning hours  20
Level 1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Skill
Learning aim

Learners will be able to create an item of clothing, using basic sewing machine and hand stitch techniques, measuring, cutting out and reviewing the final product

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to show an understanding of different textures in textiles and choose different fabrics for their final piece

  2. Be able to demonstrate the safe use of a sewing machine

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • state 5 textiles that have different textures
    • describe how the fabrics could be categorised i.e. silks/satins soft smooth texture
    • choose at least 3 different pieces of fabric to make an item of clothing
    • follow basic health and safety rules when setting up and packing away the sewing machine
    • show careful and safe use when stitching items i.e. keeping fingers within a safe distance when feeding through the fabric
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