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Commercial Textile Design: Fashion - SDES2168

Campus: College of Fine Arts Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
CSS Contribution Charge:Band 1 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


This course follows the design process for the commercial production of textiles for fashion and apparel use. The course tracks the development of a design from sketch, to design brief, concept development, sampling and final manufacture. It will explore and examine the weave, stitch, embroidery and print processes at studio and industry level, including professional presentation, colour ways and client requirements. This course will involve students in visits to textile firms in the commercial textile industry, where the concept of briefs, design development and client relationships will be discussed. Students will use this knowledge to produce textile related project work with industrial applications to set briefs, relating to fashion and apparel fabrics. The course surveys the evolution of textile design techniques and the current shift to digital.

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