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Multi coloured textiles and fabrics

Textiles - What is this Made of? - Online Live

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

This is a short course for the budding scientists out there or for those who just love to play with fabrics and yarn. We will be learning about fibre identification using burn and wet tests to help you determine the fibre make up of any mystery textile or yarn. These skills are especially useful if you are a charity shop yarn scavenger like me and have acquired many unlabelled cones of yarn for textile projects. Understanding your Clothes on the 2nd September is a good precursor to this course.

How will I be taught?

There will be demonstrations from the tutor that you can take part in at home.

What do I need to have with me?

A notebook and pen will be useful plus any fabrics and yarn you have you would like to identify safely.

What can I do next?

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

What do I need to join the course

All students are welcome on this course who have an interest in looking at and identifying fabrics in clothing.
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/103947/J/NC.