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Multi coloured textiles and fabrics

Textiles - Understanding your Clothes - Online Live

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Delivered online
Mixed Level
19:00 - 21:00
1 week

Are you curious about why your wool jumper shrunk when you put it on a 90 degree wash or why that beautiful viscose dress pulled out of shape after the first wash? Come join this course to learn how different fibres are produced, their qualities and how this influences their application and care. This course will assist you as a textile enthusiast to make more informed choices. The course: What is this made of? follows on nicely from this course.

How will I be taught?

There will be demonstrations and discussion about the fabrics you and the tutor have to share.

What do I need to have with me?

A notebook and pen will be useful during this course.

What can I do next?

Your tutor will be able to advise, or please visit our website at for details of our Textiles and Weaving courses.

What do I need to join the course

All students are welcome on this course who have an interest in understanding how fabrics react to heat and water to be able to take better care of them.
It is important to note that craft courses are practical, requiring a degree of manual dexterity.

You can access the class from your computer equipped with a camera and a microphone, from a laptop (where the camera and microphone should be built-in), a tablet or a smartphone. Before the lesson, the tutor will have sent you by email an invitation to join, which will be a simple weblink to click. The system is free and easy to use. Should you have questions about the required equipment, please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone or by email. Instructions are also available on our website

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If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code TWL/103943/J/NC.