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15.21 Hours


Course Description​

The allure of the fashion world is not just in the cut, drape, or design; it’s deeply woven into the very fabric that brings these elements to life. Presenting Fashion Fabrication: A Designer Guide, your curated passage to understanding the essence of fashion—its textiles. With each module, you’ll be guided through a tapestry of knowledge, starting from the rudimentary “Introduction to Fabrics” to the intricate nuances of “Fabric Weaves and Knits”.

Venture further into the world of textiles, embracing the authenticity of “Natural Fibres” and juxtaposing it with the innovation of “Synthetic Fibres”. As you traverse the course, you’ll unlock the transformative mysteries of “Fabric Finishes and Treatments“, ensuring every creation is not just aesthetically pleasing but also durable. The journey won’t just be about learning; it’ll be about mastering the art and science of fabrics, allowing you to make informed decisions when “Sourcing and Selecting” the right material for your designs.

But what’s fashion without colour and trend? Gain a deeper understanding of the significance of “Colour in Fashion and Textile”, and stay ahead of the curve by learning about “Fabric Trends in Fashion Design”. By the course’s conclusion, you won’t just see fabrics; you’ll envision stories, possibilities, and designs that will set you apart in the fashion realm.

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Learning outcome

  • Differentiate between various fabric types and their unique characteristics.
  • Evaluate the merits of natural versus synthetic fibres in fashion.
  • Interpret the techniques behind fabric weaves and knits.
  • Assess the impact of finishes and treatments on textile longevity and appeal.
  • Strategize effective sourcing and selection methods for fabrics.
  • Comprehend the role of colour in fashion and textiles.
  • Analyse current trends and their influence on fabric choices in fashion design.


  • Basic understanding of fashion principles.
  • Passion for textiles and design.
  • Access to various fabric samples for reference.

Why should I take this course?

  • Learn about the latest fabric trends.
  • Develop your skills in fabric sourcing and selection.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the properties of different fabrics.
  • Improve your ability to apply fabric trends to your designs.
  • Build your portfolio and prepare for a career in fashion design.

Career Path

  • Fabric Sourcing Specialist
  • Textile Technologist
  • Fashion Designer
  • Colour Specialist in Fashion
  • Fabric Treatment Expert
  • Trend Forecaster in Textiles

Course Curriculum

Section 01: Introduction to Fabrics
Module 1: Introduction to Fabrics 00:07:00
Section 02: Natural Fibres
Module 2: Natural Fibres 00:08:00
Section 03: Synthetic Fibres
Module 3: Synthetic Fibres 00:07:00
Section 04: Fabric Weaves and Knits
Module 4: Fabric Weaves and Knits 00:07:00
Section 05: Fabric Finishes and Treatments
Module 5: Fabric Finishes and Treatments 00:06:00
Section 06: Fabric Sourcing and Selection
Module 6: Fabric Sourcing and Selection 00:07:00
Section 07: Colour in Fashion and Textile
Module 7: Colour in Fashion and Textile 00:06:00
Section 08: Working with Fabrics in Fashion Design
Module 8: Working with Fabrics in Fashion Design 00:06:00
Section 09: Fabric Trends in Fashion Design
Module 9: Fabric Trends in Fashion Design 00:05:00

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