Garment Making Paper 2, May/June 2015

Question 1

Question 1 (a) on ways of obtaining a pattern was attempted with correct response. However, some candidates mentioned free hand cutting which is wrong. Free hand cutting does not require the use of a pattern.

Question 1 (b) advantages and disadvantages of patterns candidates mixed up their answers/points. When answering questions .i.e. advantages of drafted pattern should be clearly indicated as stated below:

Advantages of drafted pattern

- It is made to fit an individual.

- It can be adapted to many styles.

- It is cheap in that it can be used over and again etc.

Disadvantages of drafted pattern

- It involves skill etc.

Question 1 (c), many candidates responded correctly to pattern symbols and even drew the signs.