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Home Science Paper 2


A Pattern of a girl’s skirt is provided. You are advised to spend a few minutes studying the sketches, the instructions and the layout before you begin the test.
Materials provided:

1. Pattern pieces.

A. Skirt front B.

Skirt back C.

Waist band D.

Pocket E.


2. Plain light weight cotton fabric 80cm wide.

3. Cotton sewing thread to match the fabric.

4. Two holed button 1.3cm.

THE TEST Using the materials provided, cut out and make the RIGHT HALF of a skirt to show the following processes;

a) Making of the back dart.

b) Working the side seam using French seam.

c) Preparing and attaching the patch pocket.

d) Attaching the frill onto the skirt using overlaid seam Neaten up to 8cm using loop stitches.

e) Preparing and attaching the waist band onto skirt. f) Hemming of the frill using machine stitches.

g) Making of the button hole. h) Fixing the button correctly.

20 marks

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