Texstyle is an exhibition of Higher School Certificate Textiles and Design Major Projects.
In 2019 Texstyle will be held at The Muse, TAFE Ultimo, Harris Street from 12 March to 16 March. Seminars for students and teachers will be held during Texstyle.
School groups visiting Texstyle can also visit Shape 2018 at the Powerhouse Museum, Museum of Applied Sciences, Ultimo. Admission is free for school groups but bookings are essential.
Students whose major project is selected for Texstyle will be notified by the Texstyle exhibition coordinators in early December.
Shape 2017: Showcase of HSC Technology Projects
23 February – 6 May, 2018
from the POWERHOUSE
1920s Inspired Garment
Focus area: Apparel
“Megan provides a detailed justification that her focus area is apparel. She has a variety of relevant inspirations such as beading, embroidery, the 1920’s and The Great Gatsby movie. Her inspirations are clearly reflected in her ready to wear dress. Megan justifies how these are innovative and give creativity to her design. She has critically analysed the relationship of her historical, cultural and contemporary inspirations to her dress. Megan has a variety of well labelled pictures to illustrate her inspirations and they are presented in a contemporary manner.”
- explains the relationship of the design inspiration to the nominated focus area
- justifies particular creative and/or innovative design ideas or techniques developed from the design inspiration
- critically analyses and explains the relationship of the design inspiration to the historical/cultural or contemporary factors that have contributed to the design and manufacture of the item/s
3 piece Haute Couture
Focus area: Apparel
“Savvena has high quality, labelled drawings that reflect her inspirations of 18th Century French culture and gothic architecture. Her drawings show a development of ideas and there is a visual flow from drawing 1 to drawing 2. Savvena has evaluated her designs by analysing the strengths and negative aspects of each concept and clearly explained how her inspirations are included in her designs.”
Visual Design Development
- includes appropriately labelled high quality sketches/drawings that clearly indicate the link between inspiration and design
- explains the inspiration, development and evaluation of design ideas for the item/s
Why Risk It?
Focus area: Costume
“Megan has accurately described her rain jacket, swimmers and hat. Her production drawings are of a professional standard. They are to scale, show front and back views and measurements are well labelled. Megan has included all her pattern shapes. They have grain lines, pattern markings and cutting instructions.”
- describes item/s accurately and in detail
- produces drawings that clearly reflect the textile item/s and which are of professional standard
- includes all the required details in the technical production plan
- includes a product label that contains all the required aspects appropriate to the selected focus area
Focus area: Non-apparel
“Daphne has experimented extensively and each experiment is relevant to her back pack. Her experiments are clear as they include an aim, method and conclusions. Daphne has included evidence of each experiment and justifies how the results will influence the construction of her backpack.”
- Experiments with materials, equipment and manufacturing processes applicable to the item and modifies design and/or construction as a result of the experimentation
- Provides thorough details of materials, equipment and manufacturing processes used and justifies their use on the basis of comprehensive investigations
8 – 11 March 2018 Rosehill Gardens RacecourseRegistration and Seminar TicketsHttps://goo.gl/forms/gzgvA8VqCzXDex4S2Student SeminarsThursday 8th & Friday 9th March 2018Student seminars will focus on the development and production of the Major Textiles Project, with a focus on proficiency, creativity and innovation in relation to the Stage 6 Textiles and Design Syllabus and Marking Guidelines. At the conclusion of the seminar, students will have the opportunity to view and analyse the exhibition showcasing the 2017 Textiles and Design HSC MTP Works of Excellence.Cost $15 per student *Sessions will commence at 10:00am, 11:30am and 12:45pm (duration 45minutes)*everyone attending seminars must also purchase a show entry ticket from the event website: www.craftevents.com.au2018 Student and Teacher Seminars
Teacher SeminarSaturday 10thMarch 2018The Teacher Seminar is to be run in conjunctionwith the 2018 TEXSTYLE Exhibition at RosehillGardens Racecourse that is on display as a part of theStitches and Craft Show.The Teacher Seminar will be presented by an experiencedHSC Textiles & Design teacher and will focus on classroommanagement of the Major Textiles Project (MTP). Theseminar will impart detailed information and providerelevant experience to give participants a deepunderstanding of what is required for the Stage 6 Textilesand Design MTP. Participants will be given comprehensiveinformation about management and teaching strategies forthe MTP that can be utilised in the classroom. At theconclusion of the seminar, participants will have theopportunity to view and analyse the exhibition showcasingthe 2017 Textiles and Design HSC MTP Works ofExcellence.Cost $35 per participant *Seminar will commence at 10:00am, concluding at1:00pm*everyone attending seminars must also purchase a show entry ticket from the event
website: www.craftevents.com.aung link>Ellinore FrederickSt Columba Anglican School
TEXSTYLE – SYDNEY WITH MAJOR TEXTILE PROJECTS 2017INSPIRATION
The HSC Texstyle display featured at Intocraft LIVE Sydney. A whole new range of creative, textile wearable clothing and creations were on display to inspire future HSC students at the show.
If you’re a student or a parent/teacher who wanted to bring a student along for HSC inspiration, this was a must-see show. Student projects include a written portfolio that explains their investigation into their ideas for their projects, which results in a very creative showcase.
Year 12 Textiles and Design projects were selected for display at the Shape Exhibition. The new look Technology exhibition was launched in 2016 and features a selection of exemplary Major Projects from HSC Design and Technology, Industrial Technology and Textiles and Design students in 2016. These students earn the honour of having their work being exhibited at two exhibitions! The projects are on display at the Powerhouse Museum until 7 May 2017, and were featured at the Texstyle Exhibition (2 March – 5 March, Intocraft Live Show at Rosehill Gardens).
Congratulations to the following students for this dual recognition:
• Bridget Baskerville – Kandos High School
• Azia Carothers – Northern Beaches Secondary College Freshwater
• Yasmine Cipolla – Queenwood School for Girls
• Jodie Hui – North Sydney Girls High School
• Miela Malyon – Sydney Distance Education High School
• Mindy Moe – Kinross Wolaroi School
• Zara Olsen – SCECGS Redlands
• Georgia Perivolaris – Presbyterian Ladies’ College Sydney
• Caitlin Redford – Elizabeth Macarthur High School
• Meagan Watson – Sydney Distance Education High School
• Joanna Zhao – Pymble Ladies’ College
Shape 2016 opened at the Powerhouse Museum, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences on 24 February 2017 and closes on 7 May 2017.
Student seminars focused on the development and production of the Major Textiles Project, with a focus on proficiency, creativity and innovation in relation to the Stage 6 Textiles and Design Syllabus and Marking Guidelines.
At the conclusion of the course, students had the opportunity to view and analyse the exhibition – showcasing the 2016 Textiles and Design – HSC MTP Works of Excellence.
The Teacher seminar were presented by an experienced HSC Textiles and Design Marker and focused on the classroom management of the Major Textiles Project.
The seminar detailed information and provided relevant experiences to participants with an understanding of what is required for the Stage 6 Textiles and Design Major Textiles Project (MTP).