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Nelson Textiles Technology 9, 10

By | Copyright Year:2009 | ISBN-13: 9780170177900

A creative and innovative approach to textiles, written specifically for year 9 and 10
students in NSW. Be inspired!

Textiles Technology follows our outrageously successful textbook Textiles and Design:
Preliminary and HSC, and develops a sound knowledge base for junior Textile

Written by two of the state’s leading Textiles teachers, Christine Castle and Lynda
Peters, Textiles Technology provides syllabus content in a clear and interesting format
with step-by-step instructions for all project work.

There is no other Textiles textbook to match it for clarity and comprehensiveness!


Project Work
1 Introduction
2 Focus area: Apparel
3 Focus Area: Furnishings
4 Focus Area: Costume
5 Focus Area: Textile arts
6 Focus Area: Non-Apparel
Area of Study: Design
7 The Practice of Textile designers
8 Elements of design
9 Methods of applying colour and decoration
Area of Study: Properties and Performance Of Textiles
10 Performance of Textile items
11 Fibre
12 Yarn
13 Fabric
14 Properties of fabrics and fibres
Area of Study: Textiles and Society
15 Historical perspective of Textiles
16 Cultural perspective of Textiles
17 Contemporary perspectives of Textiles


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.

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.


Clearly matched to the Textiles Technology syllabus

Beautiful, highly visual design

Many case studies including contemporary textiles designers

Integrated and end-of-chapter activities

Step-by-step instructions really help students develop design and manufacturing skills

Weblinks to many important websites via textilestech


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