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In today’s Home Economics class, We will be talking about Garment Construction Process. We hope you enjoy the class!







Care of the sewing machine
      1. Clean it regularly
      2. Oil it regularly
      3. Use the right needle
      4. When not in use, cover with a cloth to protect it from dust


Garment construction process


Terms in garment construction

1) Facing: this is a piece of fabric used to finish edges such as necklines and armholes

sewing facing garment making home econs classnotesng

Types of facing

      1. facing cut in with the garment
      2. Fitting in shaped facing
      3. necklines and armholes facing
      4. Decorative facing


2) Hemming: this is the method of finishing a raw edge of a garment using thread and needle.


hemming fabric construction home econs classnotesng

Types of hemming

      1. Skirt hemming
      2. Narrow hemming
      3. Tailor’s hemming
      4. Faced hemming



3) Opening: these are features in a garment. They help us to put on and take off our clothes. Examples

      1. Continuous opening
      2. Faced slit opening

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4) Fastening: they are devices or attached to the opening


      1. zip
      2. Press studs
      3. Hook and eye
      4. Button and loops, etc.




Making of a baby’s dress (9-12 months)

The procedure for making a baby’s dress involves

  • Pattern drafting
  • Selection and preparation of fabrics.

Students are to practice it.



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In our next class, we will be talking about Food Hygiene and Safety. We are very much eager to meet you there.


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