FABRIC DESIGN-I (3325903)  

3 + 0 + 2
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 30 + 0
Theory Marks
20 + 0 + 30
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem

Textile design is the process of creating patterns, designs and structures for knitted, woven, non-woven or embellishments of fabrics. Textile designing involves producing for cloth used in clothing (Sarees, Kurta, salwar, dupatta, pants, shirts, etc), household textiles (curtains, bedcovers, sofa covers, table covers, etc), towels and decorative textiles such as carpets. Textile designing is a creative field that bridges fashion design, carpet manufacturing and any other cloth-related field. Textile design is very important in our world due to varying geographical conditions, variety of cultures, religions, psychological factors, attitudes, etc. The Textile designers should have knowledge of different types of weave design and fabric structure for the process of fabric manufacturing for different end uses. This will assist them to create designs during fabric production. This course provides basic knowledge regarding methods of fabric representation, representation of weave design on point paper, construction of different types of weave design, fabric structure, as well as analysis of weave design and different fabric parameters for given fabric sample to be able to manufacture the same by weaving processes for fabric production. It is therefore very important course for every textile designers.

Active Learning
- Searching engines could be used to locate textile related sites
i. http://en.softonic.com/s/fabric-design-software
ii. http://www.freedownloadmanager.org/download/free-textile-design-software605016.html
iii. http://whipup.net/2011/06/26/guide-to-fabric-design-online/
iv. http://www.2000shareware.com/downloads/textile/weaving/software/
v. www.thetextileblogspot.in
vi. www.textileworld.com/
vii. www.youtube.com/