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MEASURING AND SEWING TOOLS

SUBJECT: HOME ECONOMIC

TERM: THIRD TERM

WEEK: WEEK 4

CLASS: PRIMARY 6

DURATION: 40 MINUTES

TOPIC:  MEASURING AND SEWING TOOLS

UNITS:

  • Identifying measuring tool
  • Taking body measurement

ENABLE OBJECTIVES

At the end of this discussion in this Module, children should be able to know the:

  1. Identifying measuring tool
  2. Taking body measurement

TEACHING AND LEARNING MATERIALS

  • Sewing Machine
  • oil
  • Hand needle
  • Fabrics
  • Tailor chalk
  •  Pins
  • Scissor
  • Threads of different colours
  • Whiteboard/Chalkboard
  • Explanatory posters/pictures
  • Explanatory videos

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHODS

  • Explanation
  • Discussion
  • Questions and answers
  •  students will be taking the school Home Economic Laboratory for practical

REFERENCE MATERIALS

  • NERDC Basic Education Curriculum.
  • Universal Basic Education  Curriculum (UBE)
  • Lagos State Home Economic Scheme of Work.
  • Online Materials.
  • Home Economics for Primary Schools.

                     MODULE CONTENT

Identifying measuring tools

Accurate measuring is the basis of successful sewing, and a few basic tools are all
you need, you should always use them often and with accuracy.

SEWING TOOLS
SEWING TOOLS

The following are some tools used for measuring

  • Tape Measure (flexible tape rule): It’s used primarily for taking body measurements. It is also used for measuring lengths of fabric
  • Sewing Gauge: Use it when you need to measure the same short distance repeatedly, such as the seam allowance, hem depth, buttonholes, tucks and pleats.
  • Clear Ruler: it is transparent, plastic or acrylic ruler with easy-to-read. markings is helpful when measuring and drawing straight seam lines and cutting lines. Use it to lay out patterns on fabric; to mark parallel lines; for general measuring; and for quilting,
  • Skirt-Hem Marker: it is used to mark skirt hems quickly and accurately.
  • Retractable Tape Measure: it is used  to measure a wide span
  • Hem Guide: use a hem guide for measuring straight and curved seams and hems. It is subtly shaped and clearly marked
  • Zipper Guide: this is a very handy tool for straight topstitching short, centered or lapped zippers.
  • Adhesive-Backed Rulers: it is a handy measuring guide, affix one of these to a cutting table worktable or the front of your sewing table.

TAKING BODY MEASUREMENT

  • The person to be measured should stand erect on both feet, feet some 15 cms apart. But in a natural pose, in front of a mirror.
  • Measurements should be taken comfortably without pulling the tape too tight or loose.
  • The measurements should be taken in proper order and with a certain sequence.
  • All girth measures should be taken tightly, as ease for movement is included in the draft.
  • To avoid any mistake, take the measurements twice.

PRESENTATION

  • The Teacher revises the previous term’s work.
  • The Teacher present the day’s lesson.
  • The Teacher explains the lessons in details.
  • The teacher gives room for pupils to ask question

EVALUATIVE ACTIVITIES

  • Mention three measuring tool
  • Explain how to take body measurement

CONCLUSION: the teacher summarize the lesson.

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