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Textile Design

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Details of the Course
1. Course  Title Diploma course in Textile Design
2. Entry Qualification 10th /12th
3. Course Duration    Three years -10th  / Two years – 12th
4. Course structure Semester system
5. Course details There is lot of hidden creativity involved in the fabrics which is used in our daily life. All these patterns, colours, fabrics and designs are created by a Textile Designer. So, Textile Design is a course of clothes and colours, textures and patterns, weaves and threads

On Job

  • Textile designers produce sketches and patterns for printed, woven or knitted textiles and many patterned surfaces, design fashion fabrics for clothing and home ware items, works with yarns and fabrics of various colours.
  •  Therefore this course requires lot of visualisation, creativity, a sense of colours, fashion and design.
  • In this course students get to know about design, textile technology and management, colour theories, weaving, fashion illustration, dying and printing among other things.

Main streams in diploma

  • Drawing & Rendering
  • Basic Textile Design
  • Colour & Texture
  • Textile Technology
  • Structural Fabric Design
  • Dyeing & Printing Tech.
  • Printing Design
  • Industrial Management 
  • Computer Aided Textile Design
  • Indian Traditional Textile & Art Appreciation
  • Inspection and Quality Control 
  • Dyeing & Printing Tech. IV

Higher Study

  • Degree through A.I.I.A.
  • Degree through A.M.I.E.
  • Certain Universities admit diploma students in to 2nd year degree/BE course

Employment Opportunities

  • A Textile Designer may get employment at export houses, textile mills, weaving mills   or with an interior design studio that runs an advisory on interior furnishings. 
  • Design studios within retail and manufacturing companies also employ textile designers.
  • Textile Designer may work as yarn technician, or a pattern maker or as an engineer, depending upon their interest and specialisation.


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