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 […]Read More Year 6 DT- textiles
Sure, board games are fun BUT have you ever made your own and then taught your friends how to play it? It’s so much fun!Read More Don’t shop, make!
Year 2 completed the “make” phase of their bookmark project this afternoon. They added final stitches and the all-important googly eyes. They’ve all worked incredibly hard on their sewing and are all really proud of their finished bookmark. Next up, evaluating!Read More Y2 textiles: finishing touches
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 […]Read More DT in LKS2
This week in DT, Year 3 and 4 have been working on improving their sewing skills. In particular, sewing on buttons!Read More DT in LKS2
In Year 1 this week, we have been working hard creating templates and prototypes. We have really focused on making our ears identical and our bookmarks symmetrical.Read More Year 1 Textiles – Prototypes
Year 2 worked their socks off this afternoon to start the sewing on their bookmarks. Everyone learnt something new and persevered when things got tricky. Great work Year 2!Read More Y2: Sew challenging!
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 […]Read More Even more template in LKS2
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!Read More More template work in LKS2 DT
This week, KS1 have completed their bookmark templates and have started to make them. The first challenge was cutting the pattern and then starting to stitch the larger pieces. They all worked with great care and showed resilience when faced with challenges!Read More DT KS1