What stitch will be most suitable to join our pieces of fabric together?

In this lesson, we will learn how to safely and correctly stitch two pieces of fabric together. You will also learn how to check the quality of your stitches. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

What stitch will be most suitable to join our pieces of fabric together?

In this lesson, we will learn how to safely and correctly stitch two pieces of fabric together. You will also learn how to check the quality of your stitches. This lesson includes some physical activity and equipment beyond pen, paper or pencil. Please make sure your child is adequately supervised.

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. accurately apply a range of finishing techniques, including those from art and design
  2. use techniques that involve a number of steps
  3. use a wider range of materials and components than Key Stage 1, including, textiles, and components

Equipment

Existing textile products for investigation and deconstruction, selection of fabrics, pins, needles, thread, measuring tape

Content guidance

  • Equipment requiring safe usage.

Supervision

Adult supervision recommended.

Licence

This content is made available by Oak National Academy Limited and its partners and licensed under Oak’s terms & conditions (Collection 1), except where otherwise stated.

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3 Questions

Q1.
Which one is the correct spelling?
Equibamet.
Equibmant.
Correct answer: Equipment.
Equiwment.
Q2.
What is this tool called?
Craft knife.
Needle.
Scissors.
Correct answer: Straight pin.
Q3.
What is another name for polymers made from crude oil?
Card.
Metal.
Correct answer: Plastic.
Timber.

3 Questions

Q1.
Which tool have we not used this lesson?
Needle
Scissors.
Correct answer: Sewing machine.
Straight pin.
Q2.
What type of stitch is used for tacking?
Back stitch.
Cross stitch.
Correct answer: Running stitch.
Q3.
What have we learned that 'QC' can stand for?
Qualifying count.
Correct answer: Quality Control.
Quality counting.
Quantity control.
Queen's Council.

Lesson appears in

UnitDesign and technology / Textiles: combining different fabric shapes

Design and technology