2 Hangarau Pūeru (2FAB1) Fabrics Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Recommended Prior Learning

Some experience in soft materials technology would be an advantage.

Project: Friendly Fashion. 

Develop skills to make garments while learning about the function of fabrics used in everyday life. In this course, you will create a daywear item that uses recycled, upcycled, and diverse materials.   

Course Overview

Term 1
 Research and planning
 Testing and evaluation
 Conceptual design

Term 2
 Final prototype
 Fitness for purpose evaluation

Learning Areas:


Career Pathways

Patternmaker, Tailor/Dressmaker, Textile Process Operator, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Upholsterer, Garment Technician

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Voluntary Course Contribution
● Course Fee $10.00 for in-class materials and resources.
● Possible Field Trip opportunity to deepen and reinforce learning at an approximate cost of between $15 to $35 covering travel expenses and entry fee. * to be confirmed during the course depending on available exhibitions and events and added to statements as they occur

Optional Items - Recommended for home purchase and use
● Depending on learner selected projects, learners are encouraged to purchase their own Fabric, Patterns, and Material separate and above the course fees.
● Dedicated learner laptop (Chrome book suitable) with learners own headset recommended.

See the Senior Stationery list on our My School Office Max Portal.

Additional stationery items are required for this course.
● A4 Spiral Visual Diary 50 leaves.

To keep costs low, we recommend only buying the items of stationery you do not have. Your child is welcome to bring items from home, perhaps purchased in previous years and repurposed to save money. This could include erasers, headphones, scientific calculators, and padlocks for the lockers if they already have one.


Please be aware, our charges may change