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A pattern of a child's skirt is provided. You are advised to study the sketches, the question paper and layout before you begin the test
Materials provided

  1. A skirt Front
    B skirt Back
    C frill
    D Pocket
    E Back waistband
    F Front Waistband
    N/B: Interfacing for front and back waistbands are cut with pieces E and F from the same fabric.
  2. Plain light weight cotton fabric 65cm long by 90cm wide.
  3. A button 1cm in diameter.
  4. Sewing thread to match the fabric colour.
  5. One large envelope.

THE TEST
Using the materials provided, cut out and make the LEFT HALF OF the child's skirt to show the following.

  1. Making the back and front darts.
  2. The preparation and attachment of the patch pocket
  3. The making of a neatened side open seam
  4. The preparation of the interfaced front and back waistbands.
  5. The attachment of the waistband to the skirt. Finishing the front waistband by hemming and the back one by tacking.
  6. The topstitching of the waistbands.
  7. The preparation of the frill and attaching it using overlaid/lapped seam.
  8. The beating of only half of the frill seam using loop stitches.
  9. The making of the buttonhole and attaching the button.

OMIT the hem management
At the end of the examination, firmly sew on your work, on a single fabric a label bearing your name and index number. Remove the needle and pins from your work, then fold your work neatly and place it in the envelope provided. Do not put scraps of fabric in the envelope.

Confidentials

  1. Plain light weight cotton fabric 65cm long by 90cm wide.
  2. A button 1cm in diameter.
  3. Sewing thread to match the fabric colour.
  4. One large envelope

Marking Scheme

   PROCESS MAX SCORE
(marks) 
ACTUAL SCORE  REMARKS 
PRESENTATION       
 
  1. Work well pressed (1) and well folded (1)
  2. Label (½) firmly fixed on a single layer (½) of fabric
  3. Pins (1) tacking threads (1) and unnecessary threads (1) removed
  4. Made up left half of dress (1) 
2
1
3
   
  Sub – total   07    
 2 CUTTING OUT      
 
  1. All pieces cut (½x10)
  2. Smooth cutting of skirt front (1) and cut on straight of grain to within 1mm (1)
  3. Smooth cutting of skirt back (1) and cut on straight grain to within 1mm (1)
  4. Smooth cutting of the frill (1) cut on straight grain to within 1mm (1) and cut on fold (1)
  5. Smooth cutting of pocket (1) on straight grain (1)
  6. Front waistband cut on straight of grain (1)
  7. Straight waistband cut on straight of grain (1)
5
2
2
3
2
1
   
   Sub – total  16    
3 MAKING OF BACK AND FRONT DART (MARK EACH SEPARATELY X2)      
 
  1. Straight stitching (1) tapering to a point (1)
  2. Thread and well fastened (1) at the point (1)
  3. Correct width of dart (1cm) to within 3mm (1)
  4. Correct length of dart (7.5cm) to within 3mm well ½ pressed and flat on R.S (½) and W.S (½)
  5. Fold pressed towards C.B (½)
2
2
1
½
1
½ 
   
  Sub – total (7x2)  14    
4 PREPARATION AND ATTACHMENT OF PATCH POCKET      
 
  1. Placed in the correct position (1)
  2. Pocket box tuck correctly stitched along stitching line (1) and pressed flat (1)
  3. Pocket hem done (1)
  4. Pocket mouth well secured (1)
  5. Pocket turnings well tacked under round (1)
  6. Pocket attached with stitching close to the edge (1) with smooth curve (1)
1
2
1
1
1
   
  Sub – total  08    
PREPARATION OF INTERFACED WAISTBANDS      
 
  1. Front waistband
    1. Joined with straight stiches (1) interfaced (½) and trimmed (½)
    2. Overwrapped made (3.5cm) (1) trimmed (½) and snipped sharp corners (½)
    3. Turnings well tacked under and neatly held (1)
    4. Hemming stitches (1) used. Quality of hemming stitches (1)
    5. Even width (1) of waistband and flat on R.S (½) and W.S (½)
  2. Back waistband
    1. Joined with straight stitches (1) interfaced (½) and trimmed (½)
    2. Snipped sharp corner (1)
    3. Turnings well tacked under (1)
    4. Tacking stitches used (1) double thread (½) and a knot made (½) to seam.
    5. Even width (1) of waistband and flat on R.S (½) and W.S (½)

2
2
1
2
2

2
1
1
2
   
  sub total 17    
6 SIDE SEAM (OPEN SEAM)      
 

 (If not open give zero)

  1. Straight stitchery (1)
  2. Evenness of seam width (1)
  3. Correct size or width (1-1.2cm) (2)
  4. Pressed open (½) and flat on R.S (½) W.S (½)
  5. Correctly neatened (1)
     
  Sub – total      
7 ATTACHING PREPARATION AND ATTACHING OF FRILL      
  i. Knife pleats on frill
  • Well pressed pleats (1) in the convert direction (1) convert width (1)
  • Convert positioning of pleats (1)
  • Pleats lying flat (1) at the seam lie 

3
1
1
   
  sub-total 5    
  ii. Lapped seam (if not lapped give zero)
  1. Frill attached with overlaid seam (1)
  2. Stitched 0.2cm from fold (1) quality (½) stitches
  3. Straight stitchery (1)
  4. Attached with skirt seam lapping on frill (½)
  5. Evenness of seam allowance (1)
  6. Convert seam width, trimmed to 1cm. (1)
  7. Raw edges neatened (½) correctly (½) to only half (1)
  8. Quality of neatening stiches (1)
  9. Seam pressed on R.S (½) and W.S (½)

1

1
½
1
1
2
1
1
   
  sub-total 10    
8 MAKING OF BUTTON HOLE      
 
  1. Buttonhole slashed along straight grain (½)
  2. Buttonhole stitches (½) used
  3. Quality of stitches (1)
  4. Correct size of buttonhole (1) 1cm
  5. Pressed flat (½)
  6. Threads well secured (½)

½
½
1
½
½
   
  sub-total 4    
9 ATTACHING OF BUTTON      
 
  1. Correctly positioned (½)
  2. Firmly attached (1)
  3. Shank made (1)
  4. Neatly secured (½)
½
1
1
½
   
  sub total 3    
  Grand total 90/2    
  Total score 45    

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