Tuesday, 15 October 2013

I have absolutely no excuse to make for myself

Oktapodi, by l'école des Gobelins [3D animated short film]

Fashion 10 - week of Oct 15-18

Good morning.

Mrs. Aalhus has ordered our sweatshirt kits, and they should be here tomorrow.  Today is a work day:


  • textbook questions from 1 1/2 weeks ago!
  • pattern worksheets - 4 of them, on front table, all due today.

  • You can work on your PJ's ONLY after the paper work is done.
QUIZ FRIDAY on pattern layout and markings.  You should know:
  • vocabulary such as
    • selvage edge vs. cut edge
    • right side vs. wrong side
    • (warp and weft)
    • (bias)
    • grain line (and why it's important)
  • how fabric is measured in Canada (yards or meters?)
  • how to properly lay out pattern pieces and cut them
    • how to choose which layout diagram you should use (4 things you'll need to know)
  • the various fabric markings.  See worksheet
    • notches, darts, tailor tacks, etc.
    • "grainline" vs. "place on fold"
  • What info is on the instruction sheet?
  • How to decide how much fabric you need to buy

sometime next week...

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Freedom Writers project

The project for this movie is to write about what you hope your high school experience will be like, and what you will need to have and do to MAKE it what you need.  Details on the assignment are here:

Freedom Writers Project



It is due on Thursday, October 10 at the end of Flex time.

Monday, 7 October 2013

Fashion - txt book questions

Due Wednesday

Using pages 481 - 498

Answer page 498 #1,2,4,5,6,7,10,12,13,14,15,16,17