Apparel Class 10 Syllabus

A hand Embroiderer is one who should be able to do all types of embroidery work effectively. Embroidery is the handicraft of decorating fabric or other materials with needle and thread or yarn. Embroidery may also incorporate other materials such as, pearls, beads, quills, and sequins. Today, embroidery is most often seen on caps, hats, coats, blankets, dress shirts, denim, stockings, and golf shirts. Embroidery is available with a wide variety of thread or yarn colour.

This is a beginner level course. On completion of this course, a student can take up an Intermediate level course for a job role in Apparel, Made-ups and Home Furnishing in Class XI and XII.

Total Marks: 100 (Theory - 50 + Practical - 50)

Part B: Vocational Skills

  • Unit 1: Elements and Principles of Design
  • Unit 2: Advanced Hand Embroidery Stitches
  • Unit 3: Traditional Indian Embroideries
  • Unit 4: Application of Embroideries
  • Unit 5: Finishing of Embroidered Garments

Unit 1: Elements and Principles of Design

1. Identify elements and principles of design

  1. Different elements of like: lines, design shapes, colour, value, texture
  2. Different principles of deign like: balance, proportion, rhythm, emphasis, unity

2. Demonstrate colours, colour wheel, and application of colour schemes

  1. Primary, secondary and tertiary colours and representing them on the colour wheel
  2. Related and contrasting colour schemes

Unit 2: Advanced Hand Embroidery Stitches

1. Demonstrate flat embroidery stitches

  1. Steps of doing flat filling stitches like: satin, long and short stitch, appliqué work, etc.

2. Demonstrate loop and knot stitches

  1. Steps of doing loop and knotted stitches like: fishbone, spider, French and bullion knot, mirror work, etc.

Unit 3: Traditional Indian Embroideries

1. Demonstrate different Indian traditional embroideries - I

  1. Introduction and steps of doing traditional embroideries of India like: Gujarati embroidery, Phulkari of Punjab, Chikankari of Lucknow, Manipuri work

2. Demonstrate Indian traditional embroideries - II

  1. Introduction and steps of doing traditional embroideries like: Kasuti of Karnataka, Kantha of Bengal, Kashmiri kashida work, Chambarumal of Himachal Pradesh

Unit 4: Application of Embroideries

1. Demonstrate combination and application of embroidery stitches on a design or motif

  1. Steps of applying combination of embroidery on a design/motif

2. Explain specification sheet and application of design on different garment areas

  1. Use and proper interpretation of buyer’s specification sheet given for embroidery work
  2. Placement of design on various garment areas

Unit 5: Finishing of Embroidered Garments

1. Explain finishing process of embroidered garments

  1. Steps of finishing the embroidered garments

2. Define Quality check and inspection process followed in an embroidery unit

  1. Importance of quality check and inspection at workplace