Textiles Technology for Key Stage 3
By Alex McArthur and Tristram Shepard
Nelson Thornes, UK
144 pages, illustrated
$25.95 paper original
Contents include: Introduction. What is Textiles Technology? Project Guide. In the Picture (using techniques like embroidery and applique to design and make a textile picture). Out of Africa (using colour and pattern to create a cushion cover with an African style and investigate fabric properties). Cut it out (designing patterns for fabrics to furnish an Internet cafe). Print IT out (using patterns to design and make a bag to sell in a museum gift shop). Get Ahead, Get a Hat (using your knowledge of fabrics to design and make a hat for an adventure holiday company). Textile Design Kit (designing a DIY kit that helps people learn some Indian textile techniques). Textiles Technology Dictionary.
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