Nov 29, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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FS 2510 - Textile Science

Credits: 3

This course explores the scientific fundamentals of natural and synthetic textile fibers, yarn, and production fabric construction for both weaving and knitting. Students will investigate the related processes of dyeing, printing, and finishing. Upon successful completion of this course, students will apply their working knowledge of various textiles properties toward an original fashion design for evaluation.

Prerequisites: completion of 30+ credit hours

Notes: The textbook J.J. Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, 11th Edition is also used in FS3570.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify different types of textiles, including their fibers, structures, characteristics, uses, and costs.
  • Compare the processes of dyeing, printing and finishing in textile production, with consideration to fabric care.
  • Explain the appropriate textile selection for the look, feel, and purpose of a design.
  • Translate textile color, pattern, texture and finish into an original fashion design.

FS 2510 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

Required Textbooks:
J.J. Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, 11th Edition, Ingrid Johnson, Allen C. Cohen, Ajoy K. Sarkar   ISBN:  978-1628926583

Fabric for Fashion: The Swatch Book, ISBN-13: 978-1780672335
Required Course Materials:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Microsoft Office
  • External Hard Drive to back up homework/files
  • Pencils
  • Paper
  • Gouache or Watercolors
  • Access to Scanner

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