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.
Mentors from the field
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Career prospects & criteria
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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.
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
Technical knowledge of every aspect of fabric manufacturing
Deep understanding of fibre, yarn preparation process and textile construction methods.