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DATA Health and Safety Courses
The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth 

STHS - Secondary Textiles Technology

Course Content

Fabrics and thread
Risk Assessment
COSHH Assessment

Practical Tasks : Delegates will demonstrate safe practice in the use of a sewing machine, overlocker,embellisher and heat press by producing a set of samples and a mini project.


Information Sheets
 Types of Fabric 
 Parts of a sewing machine - maybe
 Parts of a sewing machine - really
 Parts of an overlocker


COSHH Data Sheets
 Dylon fabric paint
 Dylon hand dye


COSHH Risk Assessment Sheets
 COSHH Assessment sheet blank
 Dylon fabric Paint
 Dylon hand dye



Useful Videos



  Sew on patches.  Click HERE for ebay site.

Mini Projects
Click on image for instructions

Quilted Placemat

Pencil Case
Spanner roll


 Instruction Manuals
 Jem Sewing machine
 Pfaff Embellisher
 Tesco Steam Iron

DfES Teachernet Guidance
 Sewing Machines on a bench