Year 8 Textiles Technology

Course Description

Year 8 Textiles introduces learners to the skills of textile design and construction in a practical sense. 

Learners will:

  • use patterns to construct a personal Pēke taura/Drawstring Bag for their use, using machine skills 
  • create a hand stitched item to develop hand eye skills and the simple enjoyment of creating unique crafts

Recommended Prior Learning


Course Costs and Equipment

Cost of fabric, dye, fabric paint, thread and printed booklet



Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.