There is one paper of two hours duration carrying 100 marks and Internal Assessment of 100 marks. The paper is divided into two Sections, A and B. Section A consists of compulsory short answer questions covering the entire syllabus.

Section B consists of questions which require detailed answers. There is a choice of questions. You are required to answer four questions from this section.

Part 1: Theory - 100 marks

  1. The choice, purchase, use and care of tools and equipment, including sewing machines, for dressmaking.

  2. The choice and use of traditional, drafted or commercial patterns for making simple under and outer garments. This should include knowledge of figure measurements, awareness of figure problems, simple adaptation of patterns, layouts and cutting out, fitting, and the sequence or processes in assembling garments. Methods of pressing.

  3. The stitches and processes used in the making of simple under and outer garments.

  4. The use and making of simple or traditional designs and decorative stitchery in the construction and decoration of garments and articles.