(FASH 303)  
May 17, 2012

 Learn about the properties of fibers and fabric in relation to selection, use and care of apparel and household textiles.

This course involves many exciting lab activities including:

  • testing fabrics for flammability, wrinkability, dye fastness, and durability,
  • tie dyeing and discharge dyeing of t-shirts
  • learning about weaving and practicing off the loom, and
  • learning the names of fabrics.

Tie Dyeing in China

Alpaca - Provides a soft fiber for sweaters