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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 3
Unit No:
A/505/1063
Credits:
6
Guided learning hours:
42 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence.

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Understand fabric performance characteristics relevant to lay planning.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Explain the relevance of different fabric performance characteristics to lay planning.
  • 1.2
    Explain the relevance of the visual appearance of a fabric to lay planning.
  • 1.3
    Analyse and compare the performance characteristics relevant to lay planning of a variety of fabric swatches including
    •border print
    •striped fabric
    •checked fabric
    •stretch fabric
    •knitted fabric.
  • 1.4
    Explain the advantages of careful fabric analysis for economy and aesthetics.

2

Be able to adapt pattern piece markings.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Adapt pattern piece technical instructions to reflect the performance characteristics of a variety of specified fabrics.

3

Be able to perform lay planning.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Explain the importance of straight grain markings on pattern pieces for lay planning.
  • 3.2
    Plan and place pattern pieces and mark in (trace) following grain lines and pattern piece marking to eliminate waste for fabrics with different characteristics.
  • 3.3
    Measure quantity (length and width) of fabric required for each lay plan.
  • 3.4
    Calculate the cost of the fabric required for each lay plan.
  • 3.5
    Compare fabric costings and select the most economical lay plan.

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