Students study CAD design software as used in the garment and textile production. Students develop their own textile designs on the computer.
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Define the terminology for fibers, yarns/threads, fabrics, finishing, dying/ printing and other surface design.
- Identify and evaluate the properties of fibers, yarns/threads structures, woven structures dyes/prints and finishes for various end use products.
- Determine the proper care techniques and procedures for textile products.
- Explain the relationship of the textile industry within the fashion/interior industry and interpret the current regulations governing textile production.