ERIC Number: ED279834
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Sewing Skills for Home and Community Services. Student Material.
Sharpton, James L.
These student learning materials deal with basic sewing skills. The following topics are covered in the individual units: the principal parts of a sewing machine and their purposes; procedures for caring for a sewing machine (putting it away, lubricating it, and changing the needle); operation of an unthreaded sewing machine (maintaining correct posture, setting the stitch length regulator, operating the power control and stitching along lines of various shapes); procedures for preparing the machine for sewing (preparing the machine and checking stitching); preparation of cloth for cutting (understanding basic fabric-related terms and making fabric thread and shape perfect); maintenance and operation of an industrial sewing machine; construction techniques (identifying offgrain yard goods, matching construction techniques and functions, and performing basic construction techniques); alteration of ready-made clothing; home products (draperies, tablecloths, corded pillows, and bedspreads); and business principles in custom sewing. A variety of learning materials is provided, including unit and specific objectives, information sheets, assignment sheets, and unit tests. (MN)
Descriptors: Clothing Instruction, Competency Based Education, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Home Economics, Needle Trades, Safety, Secondary Education, Sewing Instruction, Sewing Machine Operators
Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center, Oklahoma State Board of Vocational and Technical Education, 1500 West Seventh Avenue, Stillwater, OK 74074 (Order No. SP 3016).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Board of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.