Textiles
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Fashion
Department: Fashion Design
Course Number: PUFD 3122
Course Format: Studio
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Description:
This course focuses on the study of fiber and fabric properties, identifications, fabric weaving, yarn systems and knitting construction, finishes, dyeing and printing, as related to fabric aesthetics quality, performance and product end-use. The course combines the study of textile science, creative use of fiber and fabric as inspiration in fashion design, as well as applications and practices in the fashion industry. By the successful completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate a fundamental understanding of textile and yarn terminology, communicate fabric knowledge in relation to design, understand the development of textiles within a historic, ethnic, geographic and cultural context and showcase ability to manipulate fabric in innovative ways that impact design silhouette and details.
Course Open to: Degree Students
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: All University undergraduate degree students.
Restrictions:

College

Open to Lang/Parsons BA/BFA students.

Open to Parsons students.

Level

Open to Undergraduate students.