Lesson 1: Joining fabrics

Pupils explore different ways of joining fabrics together, including gluing, pinning and stapling and then evaluate the different methods

Learning Objectives

  • Joining fabrics together using different methods

  • Remembering that different techniques may be used to join fabrics for different purposes

  • Knowing how to join fabric by pinning, stapling or gluing

Lesson Plan

Joining fabrics
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Activity: Joining techniques reminder sheet
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