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FACS: The Sewing Machine (Textiles)

Life Skills:

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Employability

Time Frame:
1 class period that runs 45 minutes.

Group Size:


Students will learn the parts of the sewing machine and how to thread it.

Main Curriculum Tie:
FACS 6th Grade
Strand 4 Standard 1

Demonstrate basic skills related to apparel production and textiles.

Career Connections:

  • Clothing Construction, Crafts


  • Sewing machines
  • Worksheets
  • Thread
  • An illustration of the sewing machines used in your classroom (to place on the worksheet)
  • Illustrations of how to wind the bobbin on your sewing machines

    Background For Teachers:
    Demonstrate how to thread the sewing machine. Identify the various parts of the machine and explain what they do.

    Intended Learning Outcomes:
    Knowledge of how to thread a sewing machine. Be able to identify the parts of the sewing machine.

    Instructional Procedures:
    After demonstrating how to thread the sewing machine and explaining its parts and their purposes, have the students complete the activities.


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    Created Date :
    Aug 06 2002 16:41 PM

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