Short Course On Campus

Understanding Fabrics- Fibres and Fabrics

London College of Fashion

1 days
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The Understanding Fabrics- Fibres and Fabrics course from London College of Fashion is a one day course specially designed for assistant buyers and designers from UK retail stores, and includes a mixture of theory and practical exercises, delivered by a textile technology expert.


The characteristics and properties of fabrics are to a great extent determined by the raw materials from which they are made: the fibres.


This Understanding Fabrics- Fibres and Fabrics course from London College of Fashion explores how the fibre content of fabrics helps to determine their characteristics, quality and cost.

Programme Structure

Topics covered:

  • The major natural and manmade fibres, their origins, properties and    production will be examined and the related terminology explained
  • Suitable end uses for fabrics composed of the different fibre types will be discussed
  • New fibres, brands and different fibre blends are also discussed
  • You will learn how to recognise different fibres in fabrics and what to look for when sourcing

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  • Full-time
    • 1 days

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On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

In order to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following materials/equipment to the first class:

  • A pen & notepad

Tuition Fee

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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