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Equipment Identification

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 60 minutes.

Group Size:
Pairs


 

Summary:
The students will identify 19 pieces of sewing equipment and explain how to use them.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Clothing and Textiles I
Standard 1 Objective 1

Identify sewing machine parts and their function, safety, and maintenance.

Career Connections:

  • tailor
  • seamstress
  • dry cleaner
  • household manager

Materials:

  • Scavenger Hunt Worksheet for each Student
  • Thread
  • Seam Gauge
  • Scissors
  • Sewing Machine
  • Seam Ripper
  • Tailorís Chalk
  • Scraps
  • Serger
  • Shears
  • Bobbins
  • Tracing Wheel and Paper
  • Pins
  • Pinking Shears
  • Rotary Cutter
  • Rotary Mat
  • Tools and Feet
  • Rotary Ruler
  • Buttons
  • Tape Measure
  • Numbered Sticky Notes #1-#19

    Background For Teachers:
    Instructor needs to know why and how each piece of equipment is used. Sewing Essentials by Singer is a great teacher and student resource.

    Intended Learning Outcomes:
    The students will identify 19 pieces of sewing equipment and explain how to use them.

    Instructional Procedures:
    See the attached lesson plan.

    Extensions:

    Attachments

    Web Sites

    • Sewing.org
      This is great site that offers good sewing instruction tips, and lots of fun projects to try.

    Bibliography:
    Sewing Essentials by Singer

    Author:
    Amber Williams

    Created Date :
    Jun 10 2005 11:47 AM

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