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CTE/Family & Consumer Sciences Education Curriculum
Apparel Design and Production I
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Strand 3
Students will identify and analyze the characteristics and care of specific textiles.
Standard 1
Identify the basic fibers, characteristics, use and care of textiles. Recognize that fiber content establishes many of the characteristics of a specific fabric.
  • Natural Fiber Chart
    This lesson will help students distinguish the differences between the natural fibers--cotton, linen, wool and silk.
  • Pressing and Seam Finishes
    Students will learn about the importance of proper seam allowances, how those seams should be finished, and the importance of pressing them. They will learn by listening as well as by practicing and creating their own samples. They will then evaluate their samples.
  • Synthetic Fiber Chart
    This lesson will help students distinguish differences between the synthetic fibers--nylon, acrylic, polyester, acetate, rayon, and spandex.

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