Year 6 DT- textiles

After practicing our sewing skills, designing our products, and making paper prototypes it was time this week to get making! We have each made our own carrier belt to fit ourselves using fabric and coloured thread. We had to think carefully about what stitches to use where to make this a stylish and durable carrier […]

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DT in LKS2

This week in DT we have been working hard to put all of our sewing skills together. We created a template to use to help us accurately cut out fabric. Once we had our shapes drawn on the fabric, we carefully cut them out. Then, for the first time in our textiles topic we sewed […]

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Even more template in LKS2

Year 3 and 4 have been very busy this past week developing their cutting, drawing and accuracy. We have learnt that it is important to create a template as it will help us mark out and cut identical shapes. Year 3 and 4 have been very successful at creating templates, you could even call them […]

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More template work in LKS2 DT

We’re practising our sewing on a regular basis in order to prepare for our monster keyring project, and have spent this afternoon looking at how to use materials efficiently. We looked at how we could tessellate our templates in order to minimise wasting of materials. There were some very creative solutions in evidence!

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