Equipment

Catering, Home economics, Home management

CARE OF THE FAMILY HOUSE

Care of the family house is important as the cleanliness of an environment determines the health and well-being of the individuals living there.  REASONS FOR CARE OF FAMILY HOUSE To make the house and its surrounding clean and attractive. To prolong the life span of the house and its contents. To prevent insects and rodents […]

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Catering, Home economics, Home management

TYPES OF KITCHEN EQUIPMENT AND THEIR USE

  Kitchen equipment is categorized into 3 main groups mainly:   Small equipment   Large equipment   Small Kitchen Equipment These are usually classified according to their functions namely:  Measuring and weighing equipment  Cutting tools  Shaping and molding  Separating tools  Lifting, mixing, turning and scooping tools  Oven/baking utensils  Pans and pots (Cooking vessels)  Measuring and

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Catering, Home economics, Home management

PRESSING EQUIPMENT

 Irons  Ironing board   Irons  Made of non rusting material  Medium weight  Smooth sole  Pointed toe to reach fullness  If electric, should be thermostatic.  Used to press work after each stage of construction  Use right temperature for every fabric  Wipe before use  Do not drop  Occasionally clean thoroughly  Oil hinges of charcoal iron to prevent

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Catering, Home economics, Home management

STORAGE EQUIPMENT

 Drawers  Wardrobes  Hangers  Drawers  Large enough to carry the work  Have smooth finishing  For storing all needlework  Should be lined with a clean paper or cloth   Wardrobes  Should have a smooth finish  Should be lockable  Should have a rod or nail for hanging  Used for hanging complete and incomplete garments  Clean regularly and place

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Catering, Home economics, Home management

BASIC SEWING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

Needlework requires the use of some special tools and equipment which are categorized into two main groups: Small and Large:   Measuring   Cutting   Transferring pattern markings   Sewing   Pressing   Storage   Others   Objectives   Describe how to use and care for basic sewing tools and equipment.  Measuring Tools  Tape measure

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