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CTE/Arts, Audio/Visual Technology and Communication Curriculum Sewing Construction & Textiles 1
Lesson Plans

Strand 2

Students will be able to recognize basic sewing equipment and its function.

Standard 1

Identify sewing machine parts and their function, safety, and maintenance.
  • Clothing 1 Sample Notebook
    This is an outline of a sample notebook that can be used for Clothing 1. It helps the students master the skills before they sew on their projects. When students make these samples, the teacher should give a demo to the students, in small groups, how to make each of the samples. Then the teacher can give individual help when needed.
  • Equipment Identification
    The students will identify 19 pieces of sewing equipment and explain how to use them.
  • Seam Allowances and Reading Measuring Tapes
    Students will sew a seam allowance sample using 1/4 inch, 1/2 inch, 5/8 inch, and 1 inch seam allowances, and read a measuring tape to the nearest 1/8 of an inch.
  • Sewing Machine Parts
    The students will memorize the parts of the sewing machine by identifying the parts and demonstrating what they do.
  • Threading the Sewing Machine
    The students will be able to thread the machine, wind the bobbin, and correctly place the bobbin in the case.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Kristina  Yamada and see the CTE/Arts, Audio/Visual Technology and Communication website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - THALEA  LONGHURST.

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