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The links below will allow you to jump to the relevant areas of the overview of this site. At the end of each section, you will find a link that will take you to the corresponding area of the flash site.

The basics
Which Fabric? What Colour?
How We Make Clothes
Make Your Own
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How We Make Clothes

In this section, the children are involved in selecting the most appropriate tools to make a T-shirt. They can read information about each kind of tool and select the most suitable alternative for joining patterns to materials, marking around patterns, cutting shapes out and joining shapes together.

Children can then move onto the next level where they can play a jigsaw type game and attempt to arrange shapes onto fabric, with the aim of minimising waste.

At the end of both of these activities short animations make a subtle statement about safety.

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