TXF212 - Textiles II

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Subject Title
Textiles II

Subject Description
 Textile study investigates fibres: natural, cellulosic, protein and inorganic.  The student will learn how the fibres used in apparel fabrics affect performance in use.  Fabric selection and behaviour is analyzed in reference to cost, care and suitability to end use based on fibre content.  The dyeing, printing and felting of specific fibres will be studied and practiced.

Credit Status
1 Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Explain how specific natural fibre properties effect appearance and durability in apparel products;
  2. Identify common natural fibre types by sight, hand, burn test and microscopy;
  3. Explain the impact of technology on the sustainability of fashion textiles today;
  4. Propose textile products for specific end use;
  5. Choose care instructions for specific natural fibre types;
  6. Interpret Canadian labelling legislation for apparel;
  7. Apply a variety of printing and dyeing methods to existing textiles;
  8. Articulate a reflective design process, visually, verbally and in writing.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.