Textile Arts and DesignFebruary 5, 2021
TEXTILE ARTS & DESIGN 20S | TADR2S - 1 Credit
This lab-based course explores the use of fabric patterns to create appealing textile designs for housing and garment uses. Students explore both pattern symbols and fabric parts, and study how they contribute to overall construction. The design process is examined when selecting major textile projects. A variety of techniques is explored including zipper, buttonhole, applique, cross-stitch and embroidery.
TEXTILE ARTS & DESIGN 30S| TADR3S - 1 Credit
This lab-based course builds on the principles of design by exploring fashion in both a historical and a cross-cultural contemporary context. Students will choose a variety of skills to complete projects then incorporate the elements and principles of design to both fabric and garment construction. Techniques explored include batik, beadwork, and knitting or tie dying, along with basic sewing construction. Fashion sketching will also allow a creative exploration of clothing design.
TEXTILE ARTS & DESIGN 40S | TADR4S - 1 Credit
Students will be invited to develop design sketches and construct a project based on their creation. An examination of the fashion industry with a specific focus on Canadian designers and manufacturers will be explored. This course also offers a critical examination of global clothing and textile production with a particular emphasis on human and environmental implications.