The Baden-Powell Scouts' Association

Traditional Scouting for the 21st Century!



1. Have a working knowledge of:

a. The correct use of paper patterns, including planning on material and cutting out.
b. The use of a sewing machine.
c. At least 2 methods of making seams.
d. 1 or 2 methods of disposing of fullness.
e. Neatening a raw edge.
f.  Setting in a sleeve.
g. Making a buttonhole.


2. Submit two garments, at least one to contain some hand sewing, showing the correct use of the processes in (1) above. Be prepared to demonstrate 1 or 2 of these processes as required by the Examiner. 1 garment only may be made at school.

3. Answer questions concerning day-to-day repairs on own garments. Bring to the test 1 or 2 repairs they have done.