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Sewing Unit (Textiles)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Get out that sewing machine it's time for a textile project. The class learns how to use a sewing machine, read a pattern, and create a simple article of clothing. They identify the sewing machine parts, use an iron, and think about...
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Interior Design- Textiles

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate natural and synthetic fibers. In this textiles lesson, students pass around samples of carpet, drapes and clothing and decide what they are made of. Students use KWL charts to organize information from reading and...
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Textile Quilt

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students, after researching various textile patterns, colors and motifs, explore and discover the vibrant colors and patterns of traditional African fabrics. Together they create an informative classroom textile quilt that illustrates...
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Enduring Patterns: Pre-Columbian Ecuadorean Textile Designs

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students examine Pre-Columbian Ecuadorean design motifs. They view examples of the designs, discuss the motif themes, and replicate the designs on modern fabric using authentic methods.
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Telling Tales About Textiles

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students analyze the different types of textiles, processes for creating cloth, and inventions utilized to manufacture industrial goods. In this Telling Tales About Textiles lesson, students weave on a card loom to create their own...
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Natural Fibers/Textiles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify basic fibers, the characteristics, use and care of each textile. They sort fibers by identifying the appropriate characteristics of natural fibers. In the end, they participate in a textile bingo game.
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FACS:Nanotechnology and "Smart" Textiles (IT)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners research and define nanotechnology and how nanotechnology products are being used in the development of new textiles for different industries. They demonstrate basic flaws found in the clothing industry today: shrink, fade,...
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Natural Fibers and Textiles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students sort fibers by identifying the appropriate characteristics of natural fibers. After sorting, students determine the difference between man-made and natural fibers, and play textile bingo.
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FACS: Sewing Factory (Textiles)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers gain practical experience in how sewing factories are run. They experience job possibilities by running a sewing factory simulation. Students explore clothing and textile technology.
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4-H Clothing and Textiles Activity Page

For Students 8th - 11th
This activity provides a unique review of clothing and textiles, focusing on sewing. It includes a handy diagram of a sewing machine, which could be useful in a home economics class, and 10 questions.
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Textiles and Apparal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create apparel. In this career connection lesson, students create displays that feature textile and apparel samples.
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Comparing Patterns In Chinese And American Textile

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students create Chinese jacket designs using magic markers and paper jackets as well as knowledge of Chinese and American textile designs and techniques in this upper-elementary lesson plan.
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The Textile Industry and the Triangle Factory Fire

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore on-the-job safety during the Industrial Revolution. In this Industrial Revolution lesson plan, students research primary and secondary sources to analyze workplaces for women during the aforementioned historical era.
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Textile Boy Scout Merit Badge Workbook

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Boy Scout Textile merit badge worksheet, students complete 4 pages of multiple step, short answer questions in order to earn a merit badge. They look at textiles, compare fabrics, describe the manufacturing process, and define...
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African Textile Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your class discover the beauty of African textile design. Included here are many images and clear explanations of how African textiles are created and used. The presentation can be used in a social studies, textile, or art class....
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Clothes on the Grow

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Can you grow clothes? Sure, wool, cotton, and Angora are all natural resources used to make textile products. Learners investigate the differences between synthetic and natural fibers, then consider textile processing careers. They watch...
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Adinkra Printed Textiles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine printed textiles that commemorate events, people, and objectives. In this Adinkra printed textile lesson plan, students explore Africa as they discover the patterns and techniques for creating Adinkra symbols on textile....
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Pre-fieldtrip Preparation: Museum Windham Textile & History

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders prepare for a trip to the Windham Textile and History Museum. In this industrialization instructional activity, 11th graders discover what it was like to work in the textile mills and then write their own oral history...
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Clothing and Textiles Careers

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students identify clothing and textile careers and the skills needed to be successful in these careers. They discuss examples of different types of fibers and fabrics. They discuss related career pathways and other educational...
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Textile Processing: Vocabulary

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this vocabulary worksheet, students will use a word bank of textile words to correctly name each picture. The pictures are color photos of various textile processing tools.
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Textile Processing

For Teachers 6th - 7th
For this textile processing worksheet, students use four pictures to describe what is happening in the wool process. Students choose from a list of 7 words.
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For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders become aware of the environmental, social and economic issues related to the production of blue jeans. They explore the relationship between individual clothing choices as well as global issues. In addition, they...
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Cotton Museum Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 5th
Assess your class's knowledge of cotton history and things made from cotton with a set of worksheets from the Cotton Museum. Along with the history and textile component of this crop, pupils use their research to unscramble vocabulary...
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Clothe Batik and Color Blending

For Teachers 10th
Fabric dyeing and textile art has been around for hundreds of years. Budding fabric artists explore the Batik dyeing technique and color blending as they create unique and personal designs. The full step-by-step procedure and materials...

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