Level 3 Fabric - Pattern Drafting & Making - Semester A

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Cameron

Students will learn pattern drafting skills and create a unique garment.

Students can create an outfit to enter into the Pin'd Creative Showcase in August.

Course Overview

Term 1
Learn how to draft a basic block and turn it into any design you want.
Take body measurements and develop your understanding of fitting issues and how to fix them.
Create a garment to test your pattern making skills.

Use your knowledge and skill to create an outfit to enter in the Pin'd Creative Showcase in August.

Term 2
Complete the construction of your Pin'd outfit.

Term 3
Model your outfit in the Pin'd Creative Showcase in August.


Level 3 Fabric - Complex Construction Skills - Semester B

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$15 entry fee to the Pin'd Creative Showcase competition
Students to organise and/or buy own fabric and components for own sewing projects
A4 clear file and/or BYOD to store assessment evidence

Recommended Prior Learning

Some credits at Level 2 in Materials Technology Fabric and a keen interest in sewing and clothing design with basic sewing skills. Or with HOF approval.

Credit Information

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91611 v3 Generic Technology 3.4 - Develop a prototype considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
A.S. 91626 v3 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.26 - Draft a pattern to interpret a design for a garment
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 12

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.


Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2021.