Clothing and textile technologists design, develop and manufacture natural and synthetic yarns, fabrics and textiles.

Textile technologists work with a variety of materials including man-made and natural textiles, leather, fur, plastics and metals. They may be responsible for developing fabrics for furnishings, clothing, household items, medical supplies, or textiles for use within the automotive industry. Responsibilities include:

  • liaising with and providing technical advice to design, marketing, purchasing and production staff
  • creating products in response to given briefs
  • amending designs where necessary
  • producing samples
  • dyeing and printing textiles
  • evaluating, identifying and selecting fabrics/products from suppliers
  • ensuring that products meet set requirements and specifications (eg colour fastness, durability etc)
  • checking products for suitability and testing for performance under various conditions
  • controlling production and quality standards
  • problem solving
  • dealing with customer queries and complaints
  • keeping up to date with trends and innovations

Typical employers

Employers of clothing and textile technologists include manufacturers of industrial textiles, small textile companies, retailers, research and development ...

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M.Sc. (Clothing and Textiles)

M.Sc. (Clothing and Textiles)

Oct. 28, 2016, 3:24 p.m.

Master of Science in Clothing and Textiles is a postgraduate Textile course. This Master degree programme is of two years durations and being conducted by many Universities both on regular and correspondence basis. The wearin..

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B.Sc. (Costume and Fashion Technology)

B.Sc. (Costume and Fashion Technology)

Oct. 28, 2016, 3:05 p.m.

 

Bachelor of Science in Costume and Fashion Technology is an undergraduate Fashion Designing course. Costume design is the fabrication of apparel for the overall appearance of a character or performer. This us..

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B.Des. (Fashion Communication)

B.Des. (Fashion Communication)

Oct. 28, 2016, 2:39 p.m.

Bachelor of Design in Fashion Communication is an undergraduate Fashion and Interior Design course. Fashion communication is one of the fields of mass communication. Here, one uses modes or mediums of mass communication to promote fashion. It..

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B.Sc. (Costume Design and Fashion)

B.Sc. (Costume Design and Fashion)

Oct. 28, 2016, 12:41 p.m.

Bachelor of Science in Costume Design and Fashion is an undergraduate Fashion and Interior Designing course. Costume design is the fabrication of apparel for the overall appearance of a character or performer. This usually in..

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B.Sc. (Fashion and Apparel Design)

B.Sc. (Fashion and Apparel Design)

Oct. 28, 2016, 12:24 p.m.

Bachelor of Science in Fashion and Apparel Design is an undergraduate Fashion and Interior Designing course. The Program prepares you for an engrossed study of the fashion industry covering the entire gamut of processes from textile making, d..

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B.Sc. Fashion Design

B.Sc. Fashion Design

Oct. 28, 2016, 12:04 p.m.

Bachelor of Science in Fashion Design is an undergraduate Fashion Designing course. It covers the study of creating original designs in garments, footwear, jewelleries, luggage, etc. and also a study of the ever-changing trends in the fashion..

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B.A. (Fashion Design & Technology)

B.A. (Fashion Design & Technology)

Oct. 28, 2016, 11:43 a.m.

Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design & Technology is an undergraduate Fashion and Interior Designing course. Fashion designing is the art of designing clothing and other accessories so as to perk up its aesthetics or natural beauty. Student..

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B.Tech. (Fashion Technology)

B.Tech. (Fashion Technology)

Oct. 27, 2016, 2:19 p.m.

Bachelor of Technology in Fashion Technology is an undergraduate Fashion Technology course. Fashion technology is the art of the application of design and aesthetics or natural beauty to clothing and accessories. It encompasses a vast field o..

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Master of Fashion Management  (M.F.M.)

Master of Fashion Management (M.F.M.)

Oct. 27, 2016, 1:03 p.m.

M.F.M. is two year full time post graduate programme. Students are exposed to creative merchandising/marketing, innovative fashion management practices, fashion forecasting and trends and business practices through field visits and industry intern..

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