12 Textiles & Design

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms H. Huitema

Year 12 Textiles and Design is a practical and creative course relating to many aspects of the Textiles and Fashion industry. Students will develop textiles design, pattern making and construction skills through garment design and production. We aim to develop students’ creative and critical thinking skills through prototype design.

Course Overview

Term 1
Students gain an intro into flat pattern-making, They will create skirt pattern of their own design and construct the skirt in a suitable fabric

Term 2
Students begin a design project based on a jacket or hoodie for themselves or another specified person.
They carry out tests and trials to support their design and construct the garment in a suitable fabric

Term 3
Students construct their jacket or hoodie

Learning Areas:


Assessment Policy & Procedures

13 Textiles & Design

Year 13 Textiles and Design. Tertiary courses at AUT, Whitecliffe, NZ Fashion Tech, Massey University, Otago University. Fashion and Textiles industry, Costume Design.

Course Costs and Equipment/ Stationery requirements

Provision of own fabric and pattern

Pathway Tags

Whitecliff, NZ Fashion Tech, Massey University, Otago University, Fashion and Textiles, Costume Design

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We aim to enable every student to have the course that they prefer, however, some courses have limited places or pre-requisits that may restrict the student's choice.