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Textiles

Contains 33 Videos

Wardrobe Planning: Dressing for Your Body Type

Wardrobe Planning: Dressing for Your Body Type

Looking for expert advice to dress your best with flattering clothing styles for all body types? Join wardrobe stylist and personal shopper Carly Gatzlaff as she takes viewers through the basics of dressing for your body type by creating a...Show More
Interactive, Smart and Modern Textiles

Interactive, Smart and Modern Textiles

Wearable electronics, textiles that generate power and smart and modern materials like Kevlar, Nomex and D30 are all covered in this resource that looks at their characteristics, functions and applications. Case studies include: materials used...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 programme explores the reasons for finishing, and when...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
Designing Fashion

Designing Fashion

This program investigates the steps taken by fashion designers to develop their ideas into end products, from that initial spark of inspiration to final production. Throughout the program viewers see how fashion designers use various tools,...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
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
Design: All about Textiles

Design: All about Textiles

Today there are many different types of textiles that are available to us, each with their different properties, strengths and range of uses. Getting to know their properties is vital for any student of textiles today. In this programme...Show More
Sew Cool

Sew Cool

In this excellent programme we start off with the basics of sewing and take burgeoning designers all the way up to creating a stylish project of their own. Topics covered include: sewing tools and essentials, hand sewing, fabric selection,...Show More
Textiles

Textiles

The Practical Use of Materials

The aim of this programme is to introduce a variety of textile materials used by designers when making their products. The programme describes the characteristics and properties of fibres, fabrics and yarns and how designers use this information...Show More
Environmental, Social and Economic Issues in Textiles

Environmental, Social and Economic Issues in Textiles

Talking Textiles

The third programme in the Talking Textile series considers the effect that the manufacturing of cotton has on the planet from an environmental, social and economic perspective. We see that the process turns out to hold some less than honourable...Show More
Natural Fibres

Natural Fibres

Talking Textiles

The first programme in the Talking Textiles series introduces students to fibres and how we classify them as natural or man-made, before further categorising the former as animal, vegetable or mineral. A range of methods and preparation...Show More
Yarn Construction and Specialist Yarns

Yarn Construction and Specialist Yarns

Talking Textiles

The second programme in the Talking Textiles series outlines yarn production and the properties of different woven and knitted fabrics. A range of different spinning and yarn production techniques are shown from drop spindle and spinning wheels...Show More
Eco Fashion: Is Green the New Black?

Eco Fashion: Is Green the New Black?

Sustainability in Australia Series

Society's growing concern for the environment has meant that the fashion industry is being forced to rethink its fundamental structures. Including interviews with industry experts and young Australian designers whose work focuses on environmental...Show More
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
Textiles: The Next Generation

Textiles: The Next Generation

New technology and processes are combining with traditional textiles to create a new generation of smarter, more technical products than ever before. Filmed with some of the world's most innovative textile companies, this programme explores the...Show More
Fashionable Business: Young Designers, New Labels

Fashionable Business: Young Designers, New Labels

This programme aims to profile three successful fashion labels involving young Melbourne-based designers. The programme outlines the elements of design and manufacture relevant to each one, and looks at the various sources of design inspiration,...Show More
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
Got a Notion to Sew?

Got a Notion to Sew?

Get students ready to sew! Includes safety in the sewing lab, notions for sewing, hand-sewing basics and the sewing machine. Also features sewing projects such as a pillow case, fleece hats and mittens, tote bag, name pennants, pillows and other...Show More
Smart Textiles

Smart Textiles

This programme will present students with an overview of smart textiles. They will gain an understanding of the technologies involved and the current and future trends. Students will see past, current and future trends
Felt

Felt

Materials for Design Series

This programme provides an understanding of the traditional uses of felt and how designers are now using felt in contemporary work.
Inspiration for Design

Inspiration for Design

This programme features two designers (textiles and jewellery) discussing their work, including choice of materials and construction processes. Quality and function of the products are also explored.
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: Industrial Printing and Dyeing

Textiles: Industrial Printing and Dyeing

This video provides up to date examples and clear explanations of industrial methods of printing and dyeing. It is designed for 14-18 year olds studying textile design and technology.
Textiles: Mass Production - Systems and Techniques

Textiles: Mass Production - Systems and Techniques

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