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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
Maintenance

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
 Bleach

 

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

 

 

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