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Seam Allowances and Reading Measuring Tapes

Main Core Tie

Apparel Design and Production I
Strand 2 Standard 2

Additional Core Ties

Apparel Design and Production I
Strand 2 Standard 1

Time Frame

1 class periods of 70 minutes each

Group Size

Individual

Authors

TRACY ANDERSON
Shelli Barnum
Nikki Sue Larkin

Summary

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.


Materials

Tape measures, seam gauges, sewing machines, packet worksheet, sample directions, and 6"X6" sample square of material


Intended Learning Outcomes

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.


Instructional Procedures

Attachments

See attached lesson plan.


Created: 05/11/2011
Updated: 02/05/2018
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