Year 8 – DT – Textiles 2

Fashion Up-cycling Project

Task 1:

Collect together all the resources and recycled materials that you want to use to create your quirky catwalk fashion garments (clothes).

Resources you will need





Colouring pencils/pens

Recycled materials you could use:
  • magazines
  • catalogs
  • newspapers
  • cereal boxes
  • food packaging (clean)
  • Tin foil
  • wrapping paper
  • wool
  • scrap fabric
  • other packaging
Task 2:

Choose the mannequins that you want to use from the powerpoint and either have a go at drawing them yourself OR printing them OR hold a piece of paper to your screen and trace VERY LIGHTLY (MUST BE CAREFUL NOT TO DAMAGE THE SCREEN)

Task 3:

Cut and Stick parts of the recycled materials onto your mannequins to create their outfits.

Task 4:

Make sure everything is secure and add an outline to define the clothes.

Make sure everything is stuck down securely. Outline the clothes and mannequins to make them stand out more and add any fine details.

Task 5:

Photograph your designs and send to your DT Teacher and watch and wait to see them on an online gallery.

Templates to help

Well done! This is week one of four. Please contact your teacher if you have any problems.