Lesson 2: Preparing fabric

Using a template, pupils mark the outline of their waistcoat panels on fabric before cutting and pinning it

Learning Objectives

  • Explaining the differences between a design and the template

  • Accurately marking out the outline of the panels for the waistcoat

  • Cutting neatly and accurately

Teacher Video: Preparing fabric

Note that this Teacher Video is the same as the Teacher Video in the previous lesson


Waistcoat Template
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Tom Turnham,  
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