The winner of the dress designing challenge, set by Kate Bellingham to her Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 design and technology students, sets about making her designs a reality.
Kate Bellingham set a challenge to the design and technology students , to design her a dress made from e-textiles, to wear as she hosts a prestigious awards ceremony at the Globe Theatre in London.
Abigail, an A-level product and design student, wins the competition and meets with Kate and the fashion company who will be making to the dress to discuss the design further.
The group looks at how this can be turned into a wearable and functional dress. They pay particular attention to the materials, the electronic components, such as LEDs, fibre optics and circuitry and of course, the cost.
For background information about Kate Bellingham
Details of the award ceremony where Kate will be presenting
This is a new edition of the popular Co-ordinators' File aimed at primary teachers without specialist knowledge or experience of teaching Design and Technology. It can help with lesson planning, resource lists and health and safety and include information giving an overview of the role of the subject leader and some of the specialist subject information a teacher is likely to need
E-textiles and wearable technology experts featured in this programme