Tertiary Catalogue

Textiles, Clothing, and Footwear

Contains 30 Videos

Fashion Design Careers

Fashion Design Careers

Do You Have What It Takes?

Join eight up-and-coming fashion designers as they discuss the characteristics, traits, and skills needed to make it in the fashion industry. Candid interviews with young designers tackle questions about careers in fashion design, including,...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
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
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
Influences on Design

Influences on Design

Many factors influence the design of products, systems or environments. Designers must consider how these factors will have an impact on their eventual users, environments and the wider world. Designers have to use materials sympathetically and...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
Design: The Elements

Design: The Elements

The elements of design are the components that are used to create a complete design. This interesting programme presents a basic overview of the elements of design including: line - vertical, horizontal, diagonal and curved; shape - symmetrical...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
Cutting It in Costume

Cutting It in Costume

Clothes may make the man, but they really make the convincing dramatic character! Starting with a history of theatrical costume, the programme goes on to explore the effects which can be created by using different materials, colours and patterns.
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
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
Confessions of a Fashion Designer

Confessions of a Fashion Designer

Career Day

The formal dresses of DeBora Rachelle Designs have been worn at major award programs and formal dances all over the world. Learn what it takes to be a successful fashion designer and get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of a fitting session. See how...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
Careers in Interior Design

Careers in Interior Design

Career Day

This video explains the difference between interior decorating and interior design, with an emphasis on the latter. In this Career Day episode interviews with professionals from a variety of avenues in the interior design field will provide...Show More
Careers in Fashion

Careers in Fashion

Career Day

In this career day programme, a career in fashion involves much more that clothing design. Clothing line designers, textile designers, technical designers and more all make the industry a success. Students will gain greater appreciation for the...Show More