Year 9 Textiles Technology (1 Term) (9TXD)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs E. Hoskin

The aim of this 10 week course is to provide an introduction to textiles and Design, explored in the context of Fashion. 

The content focuses on building a broad foundation of knowledge in the key areas of:

  • The fashion/Textile industry (jobs/careers?
  • Fibres and fabrics
  • Fashion sketching/illustration
  • The Design process
  • Safe use of sewing equipment
  • The production of a customised clothing item
  • Applied design techniques 

Textiles and Design Technology facilitates the use of skills and knowledge acquired from core subjects such as maths, English and science, providing students with opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills in authentic project based assignments. Students are encouraged to push boundaries, think innovatively and critically analyse their ideas. 


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$35 materials fee.


Textiles and Design is a specialist area of Technology from Year 9 - 13. The Level 3 course is designed to scaffold and translate into different areas of University study and is a UE approved Level 3 course.