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Nelson Textiles and Design Preliminary and HSC

By | Copyright Year:2013 | ISBN-13: 9780170210713

Textiles and Design: Preliminary and HSC mimics the syllabus, covering the three major topics for both Preliminary and HSC.

The book features:
• Integrated and end-of-chapter activities
• An abundance of contemporary case studies
• Available as either a printed book or in NelsonNetBook digital format
• Rich supplementary material on the NelsonNet website.

*Complimentary access to NelsonNet is available to teachers who use the accompanying student book as a core resource in their classroom. Contact your education consultant for access codes and conditions.


Preliminary Course
Area of Study: Design
1 Elements and principles of design
2 Communication techniques
3 Manufacturing methods
Area of Study: Properties and Performance of Textiles
4 Fibre structure and properties
5 Fibre types and classification
6 Yarn structures and characteristics
7 Woven fabric types and classification
8 Knitted fabric types and classification
9 Non-woven fabric types and classification
10 Fabric testing
11 P reliminary Textile Project
Area of Study: Australian Textile, Clothing, Footwear and Allied Industries
12 History of textiles and the ATCFAI
13 Quality of textiles
14 Value of textiles

HSC Course
Area of Study: Design
15 Historical design development
16 Fabric colouration and decoration
17 I nfluence of culture on design: Japan
18 Contemporary designers


Lynda Peters has been teaching Textiles and Design at Northern Beaches Schools for over 20 years and is Deputy Principal at Cromer Campus. During this time she has developed extensive experience in the innovative and creative delivery of textiles and has shared this expertise through seminars at TEA conferences, HSC Enrichment Days and writing resources for Curriculum Support website and HSC Online. Lynda is also an experienced HSC project marker.

Christine Castle is currently Head Teacher TAS at St George Girls High and has been teaching Textiles and Design for 20 years. She is currently a senior marker for HSC Textiles and Design marking operation for the BOS. Educating is her passion and she has been fortunate enough to be able to pass on her expertise through invitations as a guest lecturer at TEA conferences, writing for Curriculum Support, creating student support materials with DET in the form of video conferencing and is currently a leading learner for the Digital Education Revolution.


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