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Measurements and Measuring Tools

Main Core Tie

Sewing Construction & Textiles 1
Strand 2 Standard 2

Additional Core Ties

FCS Exploration
Strand 3 Standard 3

Sewing Construction & Textiles 1
Strand 5 Standard 3

Time Frame

1 class periods of 70 minutes each


Lauren Burton
Laura Schiers
Megan Wakefield


Students will be able to calculate and measure material, (including lace and elastic), given a partial unit. They will then use this knowledge to complete a hot pad project.


  • Measuring Tape
  • Transparent Ruler
  • Seam Gauge
  • Woven Cotton Fabric
  • Cotton Batting
  • Thread
  • Washable Fabric Marker
  • Fabric Adhesive (Liquid Stitch, Heat N' Bond, Fabric -Safe Glue, etc.)

  • Instructional Procedures

    See attached lesson plan and worksheets.

    Assessment Plan

    The students will complete a hot pad projects to demonstrate knowledge of accurate measuring.

    Created: 07/14/2011
    Updated: 02/25/2021