Year 9 – Creating with Textiles

Length: Single Semester
Contact: Technologies Leader

Course Description

Students will develop skills in the areas of sewing and textile technology, including a focus on safety and equipment. Practical work is a strong feature of this course and students will have the opportunity to design, make and critique a variety of articles. Basic and creative construction techniques, including use of the Overlocker, will be explored and applied to articles researched and designed by students.

Note: Basic materials will be provided. Students may need to supply their own fabric for major projects.


Year 9 Students are assessed according to the Technologies Achievement Standards outlined in the Australian Curriculum, with A-E Grades used for reporting.

Assessment types include practical and group activities and written assignments

Leads To

Year 10 Fashion and Fibres