THEME – CLOTHING AND TEXTILES
PREVIOUS LESSON – Clothing Construction Process I – Meaning (Methods) of Seam (Primary 4)
TOPIC – CLOTHING CONSTRUCTION PROCESS – SEAM
1. Meaning of Run and Fell Seam
2. Methods to Making Run and Fell Seam
3. Meaning of French Seam
4. Methods of Making French Seam
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 seam and mention types of seam.
2. describe the steps for making runand fell, and French seams.
4. produce an album showing stages of making run and fell, and French seams.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Different garments showing different seams.
2. Charts showing stages of seam making.
3. Albums showing samples of stages of seam making.
4. Brown paper, coloured threads, scissors, needles, pins, etc.
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.
1. Scheme of Work
2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
3. Course Book
4. All Relevant Material
5. Online Information
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
LESSON ONE – INTRODUCTION (RUN AND FELL SEAM)
Seam is a line where pieces of fabric and other materials are sewn together in a. garment. A garment is an item of clothing.
For example, sewing shoulders, sides, sleeves, waistline, collac, etc. together.
The second and third types of Seam are:
1. RUN AND FELL SEAM
2. FRENCH SEAM
MEANING OF RUN AND FELL SEAM
Run and fell is a strong seam.
Run and fell seam is flat and the easiest seam among the different types of seam to wash and iron.
Teacher’s Pre – Lesson Activities – Follow the link to watch step by step how to make run and fell seam.
METHODS OF MAKING RUN AND FELL SEAM
1. Cut the material and place together with the right and side facing matching balance marks.
2. Machine stitch along fitting line.
3. Remove task and press.
4. Tread seam allowances of one edge longer than the other.
5. Fold the longer edge over the lesser edge, press fold edge after tacking.
6. Hem neatly either by hand or machine.
7. Remove task and press.
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Demonstrate and Produce articles using run and fell seam.
8. Display of simple run and fell articles on brown paper.
LESSON TWO – MEANING OF FRENCH SEAM
French seam is a strong and self neaten seam.
Just like run and fell, it is easy to wash and iron well.
It is used on fine fabrics only.
Teacher’s Pre – Lesson Activities – Follow the link to watch step by step how to make French Seam.
METHODS OF MAKING FRENCH SEAM
1. Cut the material and place wrong side together.
2. Pick and tack through fitting line.
3. Machine stitch outside the fitting line.
4. Press turning open and trim the raw edges.
5. Turn the seam to the right side of the materials facing each other.
6. Push the seam up with thumb and fore fingers of both hands and stitch.
7. Remove tacking, press stitches and press seam.
Teacher’s/Pupil’s Activities – Demonstrate and Produce articles using French seam.
8. Display of simple French seam articles on brown paper.
REVISION AND WEEK LESSON ASSESSMENT
As stated in performance objectives or demonstrate by the pupils.
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. Discusses the stages of making run and fell, and French seam.
Pupil’s Activities – Participate and listen to the teacher.
3. Demonstrates the steps in making of run and fell, and French seams.
4. Exhibits different types of seam – run and fell, and French seam.
- Examine run and fell seam exhibited by the teacher.
- Then practice and demonstrate how to make run and fell, and French seams on brown paper following teacher’s demonstration.
- Make an album show stages of make seams.
5. Gives a board summary.
Pupil’s Activities – Copy the board summary.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
produce an album showing the steps of run and fell, and French seam.