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2015 KCSE Bomet County Joint Examinations

Home Science Paper 2

Follow the instructions provided.

A pattern of girl’s skirt has been provided. You are advised to study the sketches, instruction and the layout carefully before you begin the test.

  • Pattern pieces for the girl’s skirt
  • Skirt front
  • Skirt back
  • Front skirt yoke
  • Pocket.
  • Waist band
  • 120cm embroidery thread.
  • Plain light weight cotton fabric 50cm long by 95cm wide.
  • Sewing thread to match the fabric
  • One large envelope.

Using the materials provided, cut out and make the RIGHT HALF of the girl’s skirt to show the following processes.

  1. Preparation and attachment of the front skirt yoke to the skirt front using overlaid seam. Neaten using overcast stitches (8marks)
  2. Preparation and attachment of the in seam pocket. Do not neaten the pocket bag. (4marks)
  3. Join the side seam using open seam. (5marks)
  4. Preparation and attachment of the interfaced waist band. Slip hem the front skirt and hold the back skirt using long and short tacking. (9marks)
  5. Work letter ‘S’ using chain stitch. Use embroidery thread only. (4marks)

45 marks

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