Clothing and Textiles 2, May/June 2015

Question 3

Question 3(a), many candidates could not explain the terms:
3(a)(i) invisible seam; (ii) double stitched seam; (iii) edge stitching.

Question 3(b), many candidates answered the question correctly.

Question 3(c), the candidates could not suggest suitable seams for (i) setting-in sleeves; (ii) setting-in yokes and (iii) side seam of a denim skirt.

Question 3(d), almost all the candidates mentioned ways of finishing (i) plain seam, but only a few of them could only mention at least two ways of finishing (ii) overlaid seam.