Home Science Paper 2 Questions and Answers - Bondo Joint Mocks Exams 2022

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Instructions to candidates

  • Answer ALL questions in this paper.

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

MATERIALS PROVIDED

  1. Pattern pieces
    1. Dress Front
    2. Dress Back
    3. Sleeve
    4. Sleeve binding and ties
    5.  Sleeve opening facing
    6. Front neck facing
    7. Back neck facing
  2. Plain light weight cotton fabric 70cm long by 90cm wide
  3. Sewing thread to match fabric
  4. One large envelope

THE TEST
Using the materials provided, cut out and make up the RIGHT HALF of the child’s dress to show the
following:-

  1. Cutting cut (18 marks)
  2. Making of the front dart (8 marks)
  3. Attaching the back yoke to the dress back using overlaid seam. Neaten half of the seam using overcasting stitches. (6 marks)
  4. Joining of the shoulder seam using fell/double stitched seam. (9 marks)
  5. Joining the side seam suing the French seam (7 marks)
  6. Preparing and attaching the sleeve (28 marks)
    1. Work the gathers on the crown (do not remove)
    2. Joining the under seam using a French seam
    3.  Working a faced-slit opening on the sleeve
    4. Attaching the binding and holding it using slip hemming. Hold the tie using even tacking
    5.  Attaching the sleeve onto the garment (do not trim or neaten)
  7. Attaching the facing of the neckline (8 marks)
  8. Presentation (6 marks)

Confidential

INSTRUCTIONS TO SCHOOL
The following materials to be provided by the school:

  1. Plain light weight cotton fabrics 70cm long by 90cm wide
  2. Sewing thread to match the fabric

FABRIC IN EXCESS OF THE AMOUNT SPECIFIED MUST NOT BE SUPPLIED TO THE CANDIDATES

Marking Scheme

    AREA OF ASSESSMENT  MAXIMUM
SCORE
 SCORE  REMARKS
 1.  PRESENTATION   
  a) Work well pressed ( ½) ½    
b) Well folded ( ½)  ½    
c) Label firmly fixed ( ½) without concealing detail ( ½) on a single layer of fabric (1)  2    
d) Pins and needles ( ½) and unnecessary tacking threads ( ½) and loose threads (1) removed  2    
e) Made up the right half (1)  1    
  6    
 2  CUTTING OUT   
  a) All eight pieces cut out ( ½ x 8) 4    
b) Smooth cutting (1) of the dress front and to the grain (1) 2    
c) Smooth cutting of the back (1) and to the grain (1) 2    
d) Sleeve smoothly cut and to the grain (2)  2    
e) Back York smoothly cut and to the grain (2)  2    
f) Sleeve opening smoothly cut to the grain (2)  2    
g) Front neck facing smoothly cut and to the grain (1)  1    
h) Back neck facing smoothly cut and to the grain  1    
i) Sleeve binding and lie smoothly cut and to the grain  2    
   18    
 3.  DART   
  a) Dart worked using straight stitchery(1) 1    
b) Dart machined tapering to nothing (1) 1    
c) Ends well reinforced (1) 1    
d) Center of dart snipped (1) and well neatened (1) 2    
e) Dart pressed towards CF (1) 1    
f) Correct length (1) and width (1) of dart 2    
  8    
 4.

 OVERLAID SEAM ON YOKE

If not overlaid award zero   

  a) A yoke overlaid on the dress (1)    
b) Machine stitch close to the fold on the RS (1)    
c) Straight stitching (1)    
d) Over sewing stitches used (1) evenly spaced (1) and neat (1) 3    
  6  
5.

MACHINE FELL SEAM AT THE SHOULDER

If not double stitched give zero   

  a) First (1) and second (1) rows smoothly stitched  2    
b) Machine stitch close to the edge (1)  1    
c) Correct size and even (1) to within 2mm (1)  2    
d) Fell lying towards the back (1) well tacked under (1)  2    
e) Flatness of the seam on RS (1) and WS (1)  2    
   9    
 6.

 FRENCH SEAM THE SIDE

If not French seam, award zero

    a) Correct width (1) of seam evenness (1)    
b) All raw edges enclosed (1)    
c) Straight stitchery (1) correct tension (1)    
d) Good knife edging (1)    
e) Pressed flat (1)    
  7     
7

SLEEVE PREPARATION AND ATTACHMENT

Under arm if not French award zero   

  a) Good hung (1)  1    
b) Gathers well distributed at the crown (1)  1    
c) Well positioned (1)  1    
d) Good/Smooth stitchery at arm hole(1)  1    
e) Notches correctly matched (1)  1    
f) French seam well knife edge (2)  2    
g) Under arm seam stitched straight (2)  2    
h) Correct size of the seam 0.6 to 0.8cm (2)  2    
i) Under arm seam evenly trimmed (1) leaving no threads on RS (2)  3    
j) Evenness of the under arm seam (1)  1    
k) Under arm seam pressed to the back  1    
l) Under arm seam and side seam meeting to within 2mm (1)  1    
   17    
8 FACED- SLIT OPENING   
  a) Straight stitchery (1) without curves (1) properly placed on the sleeve (1)    
b) Raw edges of facing well neatened (1)    
c) Facing turned to W.S (1) and secured with catch stitches (1)    
d) Flat and well pressed (1)  1    
   7    
9 SLEEVE BINDING AND TIE   
  a) Binding attached using straight stitchery (1)    
b) Evenness of binding (1)    
c) Binding neatened by slip hemming(1)    
d) Tie held using even tacking (1)    
  4     
10 FACINGS   
  a) Front facing joined to back facing using straight stitchery (1)      
b) Seam trimmed (1) and pressed open (1) not neatened (1) 1    
c) Facing joined to neck line using straight stitchery (1)    
d) Seam trimmed and notched/snipped (1)    
e) Facing held down by stay stitching (1)    
f) Facing neatened using neat edge stitching ( ½ x 2)    
g) Facing held down using catch stitches    
  8    
Total  90    
Divide score by 2 to get marks out of 45      

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