Meets once a week for 3 hours each session
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What you'll learn
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Students are introduced to textiles, the terminology of fabrics and fibers, properties, construction, and finishes. In addition, we will discuss the difference between natural fibers versus manmade fibers and woven to knit fabrics.
Students will put together a swatch kit that will serve as a reference to understanding fabrics and their uses for their future designs.
**Must be purchased at the School.
This course includes a fabric printing workshop.
Certification of completion included.
List of materials for Textiles 101
- Textiles Swatch Kit — Eco+ edition — [must be purchased from school $150]
(Please buy an extra roll of double side tape to attach swatches to the swat kit)
- Mandatory Textbook: Textilepedia by Fashionary — [must be purchased from school $45]
- - Mandatory Textbook: Fabric Reference 4th Edition
Fridays from 10am-1pm. In the classroom
OFF- Sep. 1st
Sep. 8, 15, 22, 29th
Oct. 6 ,13th
Saturdays from 12:30pm-3:30pm. In the classroom
OFF – Sep. 2nd
Sep. 9, 16, 23, 30th
Oct. 7, 14th
Terms: Students are responsible for buying all the materials and supplies for the course, including any mandatory textbooks. Make sure to read the "materials list" corresponding to this course or ask the school for one before paying for the course. Please obtain all of the requested supplies to ensure your ability to complete course assignments. The material list is updated every four months; course instructors can suggest extra supplies for the course not listed in the original material list.
Students need to be in class on time; instructors may deny entrance to class sessions if you are more than ten minutes late.
This course is seven (7) weeks and a total of 21 hours; if you miss six (6) or more hours during the seven (7) weeks, you automatically fail the course and need to pay and retake it.
We take pride in our curriculum, and our students need to meet the school's expectations. The student is responsible for completing every class assignment; failure to do this will result in failing the course. When receiving a quiz, only a "B"/80 or more is a passing grade for our courses.
School staff may take pictures and videos for social media, and by attending this course, you agree to be pictured in any of those promotional materials.
Cancellation and refund policy: Space and schedules are limited at the Fashion Institute of Florida. Therefore, if students decide to cancel their registration for any reason within 15 days from their 1st day of class, they will pay a $100.00 cancellation fee. If students choose to cancel their registration for any reason within seven (7) days from their 1st day of class, they will pay a $200.00 cancellation fee. The course cost is not refundable after the 1st day of class. FIF reserves the right to cancel any class due to low enrollment and to postpone classes due to circumstances beyond the Fashion Institute of Florida's control. We make every effort to notify students of postponements and cancellations at least 48 hours before the first scheduled class. FIF may elect to postpone a course to receive additional registrations to meet minimum enrollment requirements. Refund and cancellation policies are strictly enforced.
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