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Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Recap on review session

A reminder of what we were looking at during the last session of the term - Have you / Are you going to cover all these areas in your Unit of work.

Remember, in order to achieve a worthy grade, you should be.

If you have not, how will you ensure you can?
Skills and Techniques

Candidates will be expected to demonstrate skills,
as defined in Section 3.5 of this specification, in the
context of their chosen area(s) of Textile Design.
Candidates will be required to demonstrate skills in all
of the following:
• awareness of the elements of Textile Design,
such as shape, colour, texture, pattern, harmony,
contrast and/or repetition
• appreciation of the relationship of form and
function and, where applicable, the constraints of
working to a brief
• understanding of a variety of textile methods, such
as fabric printing (mono-printing, relief printing
and/or screen printing), tie-dye, batik, spraying,
transfer and fabric construction and stitching
(appliqué, patchwork, padding, quilting and/or

Knowledge and Understanding

Candidates must show knowledge and
understanding of:
• how ideas, feelings and meanings can be
conveyed and interpreted in images and artefacts
created in the chosen area(s) of Textile Design
• historical and contemporary developments and
different styles and genres
• how images and artefacts relate to social,
environmental, cultural and/or ethical contexts,
and to the time and place in which they were
• continuity and change in different styles, genres
and traditions relevant to Textile Design
• the working vocabulary and specialist terminology
which is relevant to their chosen area(s) of Textile

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