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Textile Designer




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Textile Designers are involved in the process of creating various fabrics with the help of different designs, prints, woven, knits, and materials. These designs are often wearable or even for certain spaces.

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Career prospects & criteria 

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Educational Qualifications

  • B. Des. (Textile design)/ B.Tech in Textile Designing

  • M.A. Des. (Textile Design)

  • Advanced Diploma in Textile Designing/ PG Diploma in Apparel Design

What you need to get started

  • Relevant work experience, either through vacation or training, is almost essential to getting into this industry.

  • A designer should be proactive in seeking work experience and gain practical knowledge of the relevant technical processes.

Soft 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

Technical Skills

  • Technical knowledge of every aspect of fabric manufacturing

  • Deep understanding of fibre, yarn preparation process and textile construction methods.

  • CAD/CAM technology


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