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We are all surrounded by fabrics every day of our lives and, whether interested in fashion or not, we are aware of the continuous reinvention of new colours, patterns and designs in fabrics. But what do you know about the fibres that fabrics are made from and the processes involved to make them? How are the colours and designs applied? What would you look for in selecting a fabric for yourself or for a customer?
In this course, you will learn about the different types of fibres, both natural and synthetic, and the processes involved to create the wide variety of fabrics manufactured commercially. Each week will be composed of lively online workshops, discussions, individual assignments, personal feedback from your tutor and further information on the making of textile fabrics.
By the end of this course you will have:
Who is Introduction to Textiles (Online Short Course) for?
The course is ideal for anyone with an interest in fabrics and curiosity as to how they are made. You may be starting in the textile industry or considering a career in buying, sales or garment design and want to know more about the fabrics that make clothes.
All our Online Short Courses include:
Please note that all courses are taught in UK time.
Online courses are closed to all new bookings 48 hours prior to the course starting.
In order to fully participate in the practical exercises, please have the following materials/equipment for the first class: