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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 2
Unit No:
K/505/1060
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
24 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Know about pattern piece markings.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Use pattern piece technical instructions including
    •size
    •seam allowance
    •component name
    •quantity to cut
    •straight grain lines.
  • 1.2
    Explain the importance of straight grain markings on pattern pieces.

2

Understand the importance of comparative lay plans.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Describe efficient lay planning, including the advantages of
    •producing alternative lay plans for the same pattern pieces
    •calculating fabric costs for each alternative lay plan
    •systematic evaluation to identify the most efficient lay plan.

3

Understand fabric characteristics relevant to lay planning.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Compare a range of specified fabrics to classify their characteristics and relevance to lay planning, including
    •warp
    •weft
    •selvedge
    •design features.

4

Be able to complete a lay plan for maximum fabric utilisation.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1

    Plan and place pattern pieces economically and mark in (trace) following grain lines and pattern piece markings to minimise fabric wastage for
    •one-way fabric (for example corduroy)
    •mixed sizes
    •double lay plan.
  • 4.2
    Measure the quantity (length and width) of fabric required for each lay plan.
  • 4.3
    Calculate the cost of the fabric required for each lay plan.
  • 4.4
    Compare fabric costings of different lay plans.

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