Lubavitch Senior Girls' School


Sewing is taught to pupils in KS3. Pupils work through different projects acquiring skills in both designing and producing materials. Pupils also learn to use a sewing machine independently and safely. 

All pupils in KS3 experience Sewing within the academic year.


Year 7 & 8 – Basic Level

Skills Acquired 


  • Threading a Needle
  • Threading a Sewing machine
  • Control of Sewing Machine
  • Sewing a straight line on a machine
  • Seams
  • Weaving
  • Zigzag seams

By Hand:

  • Hem Stich
  • Sewing a Button on


Term One

  • Needle Case
  • Small Reversible Tote Bag

Term Two

  • Patchwork Cushion

§  The girls will use a lesson to do designing for this project

Term 3

  • Skirt or Pinafore

§  From a commercial pattern



Year 9 – Intermediate Level

Skills Acquired 


  • Accurate Seams 
  • Presentable Bag 
  • Zips 
  • Buttons 
  • Fastenings 
  • Collar – Structured 
  • Set in Sleeve 
  • Pleated Skirt

Term One 

  • Bag of choice 

§  Handbag 

§  Duffle Bag

Term Two & 3 

  • Shirt-Waster Dress (Using Pattern McCALL’S M6696) 

§  Sewing samples pertaining the skills for making the Dress 

·  Seam Skills 

·  Pattern Knowledge 

·  Read Pattern Instructions