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FACS: Clothing Lab Equipment (Textiles)

Main Core Tie

FCS 6th Grade
Strand 5 Standard 1

Time Frame

2 class periods of 45 minutes each

Group Size


Life Skills

  • Thinking & Reasoning
  • Employability


Utah LessonPlans


Students will learn the basic supplies used in a clothing construction laboratory.


Worksheets for students, serger, sewing machine, rotary cutter, and mat

Background for Teachers

Decide the order you wish to teach the information listed below. Practice any demonstrations you will be doing for students.

Student Prior Knowledge

Basic sewing terminology.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Students will use a rotary mat and cutter.

Students will be introduced to the serger.

Students will understand the background information on sewing machines and how they work.

Instructional Procedures

Students should be taught the basics of a clothing lab by completing the activities listed below.

Created: 08/06/2002
Updated: 02/05/2018