FCOS 305:Textile Design


Dyes and pigments, with emphasis on vat and direct dyes; application of the elements and principles of design to textile design; basic principles of dyeing and printing techniques; factors affecting the application of dyes and pigments to fabrics; fabric problems related to colour, the maintenance of dyed and printed textile fabrics; the production of dyed fabrics - batik, tie & dye and also printed fabrics using block and silk screen printing, the effect of dyeing and printing on the environment.