Simple Decorative Stitches I – Meaning (Types) of Decorative Stitches and Practical Work on Chain Decorative Stitches (Primary 4)

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

 

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PRE – VOCATIONAL STUDIES 

THIRD TERM

WEEK 5

PRIMARY 4 

PREVIOUS LESSON –  Sewing Basic Stitches III – Uses of Temporary and Permanent Stitches (Primary 4)

TOPIC: SEWING BASIC STITCHES 

LEARNING AREA

1. Meaning of Decorative Stitches

2. Types of Decorative Stitches

3. Produce Chain Decorative Stitches

 

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. list different types of decorative stitches.

2. describe the steps in making chain decorative stitches.

3. produce decorative chain stitches.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

Charts showing stages of making stitches

Pieces of fabric for making stitches

Sewing tools – needle, pins, tapes…

An album showing stages of making temporary, permanent and decorative stitches

 

 

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

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

 

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON 

LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION

A stitch is the joining of two pieces of material with a line of stitches. That’s, movement of thread and needle in and out of the materials.

One of the types not mentioned along with temporary and permanent stitches. This is because it is classified under permanent stitches.

 

 

SIMPLE DECORATIVE STITCHES 

Simple Decorative stitches are tiny pieces of thread art work on fabric. It is used for decorating fabrics or clothes.

 

TYPES OF DECORATIVE STITCHES 

1. Chain

2. Blanket

3. Herring borne

4. Satin

5. Feather

6. French Knott

7. Fly

8. Cross

9. Stem

 

Teacher’s Instructional Material – Display of some decorative stitches on brown paper.

 

LESSON TWO

 

PRACTICAL WORK ON BROWN PAPER – CHAIN DECORATIVE STITCHES 

Chain stitches are connected stitches that form a chain.

Steps:

1. Bring needle out of the line to be stitched

2. Hold the thread to the left.

3. Put the needle back to where it has just come out.

4. Bring it out in short space further down.

5. Press the thread under the needle from left to right.

6. Draw the needle through to form the first link of the chain.

8. Put the needle back into the material just inside the link.

 

 

LESSON TWO – REVISION AND WEEK 5 LESSON ASSESSMENT 

As stated in performance objectives or produce by the pupils. 

 

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;

2. Demonstrates the process of making chain decorative stitches.

Pupil’s Activities – Practice the making of chain decorative stitches.

3. Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Produce articles using chain decorative stitches.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION

Pupils to:

1. describe the steps in making chain decorative stitches.

2. make specimens of chain decorative stitches.

 

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