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Content –

1. Introduction, Importance and Scope of Clothing and Textile, 2. Classification of Textile Fibre on the basis of Source, 3. General Properties of Fibres, 4. Cellulosic Fibres : Cotton, 5. Cellulogic Fibre : Linen, 6. Protein Fibre : Wool, 7. Protein Fibre : Silk, 8. Synthetic/Non made Fibres : Nylon, Polyester, Acrylic and Rayon, 9. Yarn to Fabrics, 10. Clothing Constructions, 11. Introduction to Home Management, 12.Motivation Factors of Management, 13. Resources, Occusion Making and Family Life-Cycle, 14. Time, Energy and Money Management, 15. Walk Simplification and Household Equipments

Introduction to Clothing and Textiles & Family Resource Management (Theory)


I : Introduction—(a) Introduction to Clothing and Textile (b) Its importance in day-today life (c) Scope (d) Classification of textile fibre on the basis of their source (e) General properties of fibres primary and secondary.

II : Knowing Fibres—Manufacture, processing, properties and uses of (a) cellulosic Fibres-Cotton, Linen (b) Protein Fibres— Wool, Silk (c) Synthetic/Manmade fibres-Nylon, Polyester, Acrylic, Rayon.

III : Yarn to Fabrics—(a) Definition of Yarn, Manufacture of Yarn and Yarn Properties (b) Different fabric construction techniques (Weaving, Knitting, Felting, Braiding, Non-woven) (c) Weaving of Cloth-Terminologies and Steps in Weaving. (d) Types of Weaves-Basic and Decorative.

IV : Clothing Construction—(a) Tools for Clothing construction (b) Introduction to sewing machines, its parts and maintenance, (c) Importance of Drafting, Draping, Flat pattern techniques-advan-atges & disadvantages (d) fabric preparatory steps for stitching a garment-preshrinking, straightening, layout, pinning, marking and cutting.


V : Introduction to Home Management—Basic Concepts, Purpose and Obstacles of Management, Process of Management-Planning, Organizing, Controlling and Evaluation. Motivating Factors in Management-Values, Goals and Standards-Definition and Classification.

VI : Resources, Decision Making & Family Life Cycle—Meaning Characteristics, Types and Factors affecting the use of Resources. Steps and Role of Decision Making in Management. Stage of Family Life Cycle.

VII : Time, Energy and Money Management—Time as a Resource, Steps in Making Time Plan, Tools and Aids in Time Management. Energy as a Resource, Work Curve, Fatigue-Types, Causative Factors and Alleviating Techniques, Family income as a Resource, Sources of Income and Expenditure and Saving. Preparation of Family budget in view of family income.

VIII : Work Simplification and Household Equipments— Meaning and Techniques of Work Simplification, Mendel’s Classes of Change, Principle, Use and Care of Household Equipments such as Pressure Cooker, Mixer and Grinder, Refrigerator, Washing Machine, Vacuum Cleaner and Solar Cooker.

Clothing & Textiles (Practical)


I : Identify fibres and fabrics—(a) Fibre identification tests-Visual, burning and microscopic-natural and synthetic, pure and blended fibres. (b) Weaves identification and understanding their usage.

II : Learning to stitch—(a) Knowing how to stitch-an idea of straight-line stitching, stitching on curves and at corners (b) Basic Stitching-Temporary Stitching, Permanent and decorative stitching.

III : Basic sewing—(a) Seams-Plain seams and its finishing, run & fell seam, French seam (b) Attaching different Fasteners (c) Disposal of fullness-darts, gathers, tucks and pleats (d)Neckline Finishing-Facing & Binding.

IV : Preparing Frock—(a) Drafting, cutting and stitching of Child’ basic block and sleeve block. (b) adaptation to “Gathered Frock” with Peter Pan collar and puff sleeves

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