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Know about mitred corners.
Explain the use of true and false mitred corners.
Construct a true mitred corner using precise measurements.
Be able to correctly position and secure a covered weight.
Investigate commercially covered weights.
Cover a weight.
Position a weight to a curtain corner.
Secure a weight to a curtain corner.
Be able to position and secure interlining.
Use an interlocking stitch to secure interlining.
Be able to apply hand-stitching techniques.
Apply the correct stitch, tension and method to hand finish selected samples.
Apply stitching to ensure there is no visible disturbance to the curtain front.
Apply slip-stitching to a hem.
Apply ladder stitching to a mitred corner.
Apply herring-bone stitching to side facings.
Finish all stitching.
Be able to construct a pattern match sample.
Select materials for the construction of a pattern match sample.
Evaluate materials for their suitability for use in the construction of a pattern match sample.
Evaluate pattern on a fabric in order to provide the correct positioning on a finished curtain.
Stitch through layers of fabric without causing disturbance to quality and finish of the fabric.
Sew multiple widths of fabric in the same direction.
Create an even and crisp finish on the right side of the fabric by producing invisible joins on the wrong side of the fabric.
Press fabric seams using the correct iron temperature for the fabric.