Textile Designer

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KEY SKILLS

  • Creativity

  • Good sense of colour, texture, patterns and fabrics

  • Knowledge about the process and techniques

  • Understanding and keeping up with trends

  • Working with tight deadlines and a budget

  • Good with communication and teamwork

  • Eye for detail

  • CAD

  • Professional education

PROS

  • Huge industry with massive opportunities

  • You get to source your fabrics to high-end fashion brands

  • A small scale business can be set up

  • Satisfaction of seeing your fabric transform from fibre to cloth to garments

  • It is a creative process with a range of options - weaving, tie and dye, printing, pattern making, embroidery, etc.

  • Traveling to places and understanding the crafts made by the locals

CONS

  • Technology keeps evolving

  • Can be labour intensive

  • Long working hours

  • Exposure to chemicals used in the process

  • Keeping up with the evolving trends

OPPORTUNITY TYPES

GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

  • Retail Companies

  • Furniture and Home Decor

  • Fashion

  • Fine Arts

  • Enjoy working with colours, patterns etc.

  • Like to follow trends in the fashion industry

  • Good with communication and collaboration

  • Interest in the process of how cloth is manufactured

  • Artistic flair

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