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Textiles 101 for Interiors (Online)

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Online, Sep 21 - Oct 26 | Asynchronous
ages 18+ | Online | 2020/CF-INDES-1063 ( Class not open for registration )
0 contact hours | 0 credits | tuition $400


Interesting and practical textiles are indispensable to an interior designer. This comprehensive course fully acquaints students with the vast range of textiles used in the field of interiors. From cotton jacquards to silk stries, we cover various constructions, designs, fibers, dyeing and printing processes, and loom types used to produce many of today's home furnishing textiles. Students learn how to select the proper designs, fiber contents, qualities and suitable applications. We learn what is considered traditional, transitional or contemporary based on fiber content, construction and color. We also learn about various window scenarios and discuss appropriate and creative solutions for today's challenging window styles. Last, but not least, students learn to properly measure windows and furniture in order to calculate yardages for workrooms and upholsterers.

- This is an asynchronous online course with no live class sessions or set meeting times. The course will include video presentations, detailed tutorials and discussion forums. Assignments will be sequenced so that one leads to the next and will include project deadlines. Students receive individualized support for idea development and critique of work. To keep pace with the course, students should expect to log in daily to CE Link, our online course management platform.
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  • Name: Cathy Wilkerson (Bio)