Tertiary Catalogue

Series: Textiles


CAD and CAM in Textile Manufacturing

CAD and CAM in Textile Manufacturing

This resource looks at how CAD/CAM is transforming all sections of the textile industry, from digital printing and embroidery to knitting and laser cutting. For each case study, designers and manufacturers explain how they work in function of new...Show More
Ethical Textiles

Ethical Textiles

Filmed in Bangladesh, one of the world's largest textile manufacturers, this resource explores the social cost of our cheap textiles. With footage filmed inside a number of Bangladeshi textile factories, it explores the issues of sweatshop...Show More
ICT in Textiles: Design, Practice and Process

ICT in Textiles: Design, Practice and Process

This resource looks at the impact of new technology on the global fashion and textile industry. A top fashion design house shows how ICT, CAD and CAM has revolutionised the way they communicate with their global manufacturing partners – from...Show More
Mass Productions: Systems and Techniques

Mass Productions: Systems and Techniques

Showing the very latest industrial techniques from around the world, this resource gives pupils a fantastic insight into textile manufacturing processes.
Recycled and Sustainable Textiles

Recycled and Sustainable Textiles

This resource shows how textile designers are meeting the challenge from government and consumers to meet the 6R's. Case studies include: Shoes made from old tyres, bags made from recycled airline seats and high fashion tailoring created from...Show More
Smart Resistant Materials

Smart Resistant Materials

With extraordinary access to the latest research and development, this resource explores cutting edge smart materials finding out how they are made, how they work and what their potential applications are both now and in the future. Case...Show More
Testing Textiles: Tests Fabrics and Products Undergo

Testing Textiles: Tests Fabrics and Products Undergo

This programme looks at the different tests fabrics and products have to undergo before they hit the shelves. Using examples from high street retailer, New Look and outdoor specialists Millets and Blacks, the programme visits industrial textiles...Show More
Textiles: Eco Design

Textiles: Eco Design

As lead designers for Finisterre, Tom and Debbie are on a mission – to create the most eco-friendly surf-wear brand in the world. From their HQ in Cornwall to fabric suppliers in Japan and manufacturers in Portugal, we follow the pair as they...Show More
Textiles: Environmental Impacts

Textiles: Environmental Impacts

Filmed in Bangladesh and in the UK, this resource assesses the environmental impacts of the textile industry both here and abroad. It looks at how companies in the UK are working to meet government targets to reduce their environmental impact by...Show More
Textiles: Industrial Finishing Processes

Textiles: Industrial Finishing Processes

Industrial finishing is a crucial part of the textiles manufacturing process, giving products their attractive sheen, colour and texture. Using a range of up-to-date examples, this engaging program explores the reasons for finishing, and when and...Show More