Textiles for Fashion

UNSW Sydney

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Textiles for Fashion

  • Host University

    UNSW Sydney

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Art, Fashion, Fashion Design

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The course provides an introduction to textiles, explored in the context of Fashion. The course covers the design of textiles for the fashion, apparel and accessories industry. Particular emphasis will be placed on the textiles used, the selection of fabrics, the sustainable nature of materials and the manipulation of the textile surface for fashion garments. It will also cover the work of selected designers, investigating how they incorporate specific textile techniques into their fashion ranges. The course will focus on design as a process, ways of interpreting trend inspirations and will culminate in a final textile surface design / print collection. You will design their own textile collection based on research into current market and fashion trends, applying these influences to the design process.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.


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