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Fibers to Fabrics: How Textiles Are Made?
Date: 2-3 -9- 10 March 2021
Time: at 6:30 - 8:00 pm
This exciting workshop is the latest offer from Global Creative Management. Delivered by the leading textile expert Paulette Colman, this course will give you a good overview of fabrics, the raw material of any fashion professional. This course will explore the vast world of fabrics and how fabrics are made, from fibre to yarn to fabric. You will understand the construction and features of the core fabrics, such as cotton, polyester and viscose, and how to identify them. The emphasis will be on the main fabrics used in the industry today, but there will be a lot of reference to sustainability and new fabric innovations. This course will touch on knitted fabrics, but is mainly about woven fabrics.
What is this workshop outcome ? Understand the basics of fabric construction, and
to learn about the process of making fabrics, and their features and benefits. Which fabrics to choose and why.
Paulette Colman has had a highly successful career working in textile design, retail and garment manufacturing for over 40 years, the last 20 years as Fabric Director for a major garment maker to major UK and international brands. She has worked in particular in the area of product development – sourcing and developing fabrics worldwide for a variety of customers from high end designer ranges, high quality retailers and major supermarkets.
Paulette is currently consulting to selected clients particularly in the area of sourcing to meet sustainable criteria, and delivering bespoke courses for the