The Sewing Machine III – Sewing Measuring Tools (Primary 6)

Last Updated on July 15, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

HOME ECONOMICS

PREVOCATIONAL STUDIES

THIRD TERM 

PRIMARY 6

WEEK 3

THEME: CLOTHING AND TEXTILES 

PREVIOUS LESSON – The Sewing Machine II – Uses and Cares for the Sewing Machines (Primary 6)

TOPIC: THE SEWING MACHINE 

LEARNING AREA

1. Sewing Measuring Tools

2. Taking Measurements

 

 PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES       

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. explain measuring tools.

2. identify measuring tools.

2. take body measurement accurately.

 

 ENTRY BEHAVIOR

School uniform and other wears measurement.

 

 INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Tape, measurement, stick, tailors chalk, pencil, brown paper, fabric, e.g. calico;

A chart showing body measurements; Finished articles sewing tools/equipment.

 

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

1. Scheme of Work

2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information

 

Relevant link – Third Term Scheme of Work and Plan Lesson Note for Home Economics Primary 4 Primary 5 and Primary 6 Links

 

 CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

Measuring Tools are tools used for patterns and body measurements to ensure accuracy and good outfits.

It is important and professional take accurate measurements in order to ensure good outfits. For accurate measurements, the following sewing measuring tools are used.

 

 

SEWING MEASURING TOOLS

Measuring and sewing tools for body measurement and garment construction –

1. Tape measure

2. Tailor’s chalk

3. Ruler

4. Scissor

5. Cutting board/table

6. Pin cushion

7. Pins

8. Needle

9. Flat iron

10. Ironing board, etc.

 

 

LESSON TWO – TAKING MALE AND WOMAN BODY MEASUREMENTS

Men’s Sizing Charts

Parts of the body to be measured –

1. Chest

Take measurement up under the arms and around chest.

 

2. Sleeves

Measure from the base of the neck, across shoulder, down arm to slightly bent elbow and up to wrist.

 

3. Waist

Measure circumference at the narrowest part.

 

4. Hips

Measure at the fullest point, standing with feet together.

 

5. Hats

Measure around the largest part of the head.

 

6. Gloves and mitts

On adult gloves and mitts, your hand circumference in inches equals glove size. Measure around a flat hand at the knuckles; do not include thumb.

 

7. Full length 

 

 

Women’s Sizing Charts

Parts of the body to be measured –

1. Bust

Measure all the way around your bust and back on the   line of your nipples.

 

2. Chest

Measure directly under your breasts, as high up as possible.

 

3. Waist

Measure at its narrowest point width-wise, usually just above the navel.

 

4. Hips

Measure around the widest part of the hipbones.

 

5. Midway

Measure midway between the widest part of your hips and your waist.

 

6. Thighs

Measure around fullest part of upper leg while standing.

 

7. Knees

Measure immediately above the knee.

 

8. Calves

Measure around fullest part.

 

9. Upper arm

Measure above your elbows – around fullest part.

 

10. Forearms

Measure below your elbows – around fullest part.

 

11. Full length 

 

REVISION AND WEEK 3 LESSON ASSESSMENT 

As stated in performance objectives or lesson evaluation. 

 

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions; Brings sewing tools to the class;

2. Asks pupils to explain measuring tools.

Pupil’s Activities – State and discuss the meaning of measuring tools. Identify and explain various measuring tools and use them correctly.

3. Guides pupils in taking and recording of body (male/female) measurements;

Pupils’ Activities – Practice taking of body measurement.

4. Invites a fashion designer to demonstrate simple body measurements.

Pupil’s Activities – Take body measurements.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson – Sketching of simple apron and cap using the body measurement on brown paper. 

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to – 

1. Mention four measuring tools;

2. Name five parts of the body to be measured for clothing construction.

3. Take accurate measurements of male and female.

 

 

 

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