Textiles

TEXTILE REVISION SCHEDULE 2017

FOR INDEPENDENT REVISION

WEEK BEGINNING REVISION AREA OCR REVISION GUIDE PAGE TOPICS TO REVISE
30/1/17 Construction techniques 46,48,49,50,51 Joining – plain seam, French seam, run & fell, overlocked

Shaping – pleats, gathers, darts, elastic casing

Edge finished – pinking shears, overlocked, bias binding, facing, double stitched hem, blind hem

6/2/17

 

Pattern markings & industrial methods 44,45,64,64 Pattern blocks, grading, lay plans, pattern symbols and transferring pattern markings

One-off, batch, mass and JIT production methods

HALF TERM Sewn decorative techniques

 

Components

54,55

 

 

 

38,39,47

 

Name technique / how to work / selection of use for specific tasks

Applique, patchwork, quilting, hand embroidery, digital embroidery

Name them / how to apply-sew / selection of use for specific tasks

Fastenings, decorative, constructional

20/2/17 Fabric construction 22,23 How fabrics are made and characteristics of each fabric.

Woven – warp, weft, selvedge, bias, grainline, plain weave, twill, pile, satin & jacquard

Knitting – warp & weft

Non-woven – bonded, needle felted

27/2/17 Fibres 20,21,24,25,26,27 Natural – cotton, wool, linen, silk

Man-made – polyester, nylon(polyamide), acrylic, viscose, elastane, microfibers

6/3/17 Fabrics   Difference between fibre names and fabrics. Match fabrics to textile products with reasons for choice linked to performance characteristics; calico, canvas, chiffon, corduroy, denim, felt, jersey, cotton drill, velvet, towelling, rip-stop nylon, fleece
13/3 Fabric finishes 36,37 Know why finishes are added and what benefit they bring to the user

Brushing, calendaring, pleating, shrinking, water repellent, stain resistance, anti-static, flame resistance, easy care, rot proofing

20/3/17 Performance characteristics 32,33 Match the characteristics to textile products and explain the reason they are important – link with suitable fibres/fabric.

Abrasion resistance, strength, elasticity, absorbency, washability, thermal conductivity, resistance to stains, flame resistance.

27/3/17 Design choices linked to fabrics

Value issues linked to design

14,15,4 ,5, 56, 57, Apply knowledge of fibres, fabric, finishes to a wide range of textile products. Link products with fabrics / fibres.
EASTER HOLS Complete a practise paper    
18/4/17 Health and safety – tools & equipment 40,41,42,43,58,59,70,71 The use of, storage and safety.

Identification of

Pins, needle, tape measure, tailors chalk, tracing wheel, eyelet setter, embroidery hoop, pinking shears, rotary cutter, embroidery scissors, fabric shears, mannequin, over-locker, iron t-shirt press, sewing machine, digital embroidery machine, batik pot. Etc….

24/4/17 Decoration – printing & dyeing 34,35,52,53 Name them / how to work / selection of use for specific tasks / environmental impact

Tie-dye, batik, screen printing, transfer /sublimation printing, batch dyeing, continuous dyeing

2/5/17 Smart & modern materials 28,29, 30, 31 Modern materials such as Kevlar, Nomex, Neoprene, elastanes, Polartec, breathable fabrics such as Gortex.

Smart materials; thermos-chromic, photo-chromic, phosphorescence.

Electronics in textiles and nano-technology

8/5/17 Environmental issues 6 R’s 60,61,62,63 Reduce, reuse, recycle, rethink, repair, refuse.

Sustainability, biodegradable, production and disposal of textiles, life cycle analysis

15/5/17 Labelling & quality 68,69, 66, 67 Identify variety of care labels for textiles

Identify quality control checks and importance of.

TUESDAY 23RD MAY – FINAL EXAM

Values issues when designing

Tools & equipment

Textile labelling

System & control

Specifications

Quality control & assurance

Product analysis

New, smart and modern materials

Industrial scales of production

ICT & textiles

Fibres

Health & Safety

Fabric properties

Decorating fabrics

Construction techniques

Components

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