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A pattern of a pair of shorts is provided. You are advised to study the sketches, instructions and the layout carefully before you begin the test.

Materials provided

1. Pattern pieces

A short front

B short back

C pocket

D waist band

E Front short facing

F Back short facing

2. Plain height weight –cotton fabric 50 cm long by 90 cm wide.

3. Cotton sewing thread to match the fabric.

4. One large envelope.


Using the materials provided, cut out and make the LEFT LEG of the shorts to show the following processes.

a. Making of the back dart.

b. Preparing and attaching the pocket.

c. Working of the inner leg seam using an open seam.

d. Preparing the facings and attaching them into the lower edge of the shorts.

e. Fixing the facing using machine stitching.

f. Preparing and attaching the waist and

g. Finishing the waist band using hemming stitches.

-At the end of the examination, firmly sew on your work, on a single fabric, a label bearing your name and index number. Remove the needle and pins from your work, then fold your work neatly and place it in the envelope provided. DO NOT PUT SCRAPTS OF FABRIC IN TH ENVELOPE

45 marks

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