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FDM 140 Textiles Week 1

by: Emma Wagner

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week 1 of textiles FDM 140 notes and important terms
FDM 140: Introduction to textile
Kathryn Jones
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Textiles, FDM, Fashion




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Date Created: 01/31/16
1 Assortment Definition a group of fabrics that share a commonality of design, . structure, or color (same fabric difference color options) 2 Classification by end use: medical . industrial/ technical -disposable fabrics -splints Construction / landscape -roadways, public servants/ military -bullet proof vests Automotive/ transportation -leather covering, air bags 3 Classification by end use: Apparel and Accessories . Personal -clothing -shoes -bags -jewelry? beauty/ hygiene/ personal care -sponges -make up brushes -toothbrush (brush) Interiors -bedclothes and mattresses -window coverings -wall paper/ coverings -floor coverings (rugs) -upholstery (what couch is covered in, what is inside couch) 4 Components of a textile fiber: Smallest unit in a textile, hair like in structure . Polymer: very large molecule made by connecting many small molecules together, basis of synthetic material 5 dyeing and printing adds color or pattern to textiles . 6 fabric using fibers or yarns to create a two dimensional . structure. Can be woven, knitted, or non-woven *AKA- piece goods, goods, material, cloth 7 finishing chemical or mechanical process that modify the . properties of the textiles, aesthetic functional 8 Gray Goods any fabric that has not been finished . 9. Modern Textile Technology driven Production -highly automated -Textile production: high skill, low labor input -Apparel production: low skill, high labor input 10 Performance when it is exposed to some element in the world, how well does it . perform when tested. -quality assurance often tasked with texting 11 Product Textile Designers/ product Developers . Development - determine product image, performance, appearance, and cost -color and trend forecasting- Premie're Vision (Pantone) -fabric presentation and info -consider consumers and target market Examples of Product Developers: 12 Realistic Supply fiber- fabric . Chain dye-yarn fiber-dye 13 Serviceability Textiles ability to meet consumer needs . * MUST BE CONSIDERED IN DEVELOPMENT STAGE 14 Serviceability Aesthetics- attractiveness or appearance Subcategories -highly subjective; culturally constituted . -"Fashion" impacts all categories Durability- length of time the product is suitable for the use for which it was purchased Comfort and Safety- how heat, air, and moisture transfer -interaction of body and textile product -ability to product the body Appearance retention- original appearance retained during use and care ** different than durabilty , surface level Care- treatment required to maintain a textile product's original appearance Cost -connection between quality and price -production cost - maintain cost 15 Smart Textiles sense and react to the stimuli of an electrical, chemical. thermal, . Definition mechanical, magnetic, or other nature - some innovations end up in apparel: "wearable tech" 16 soft goods products constructed of textiles and other flexible materials . definition includes apparel, interior textiles, and technical/ industrial textiles (ex, pillows, rugs, clothing) 17 Stages 1.fiber . 2. yarn 3.fabric ( mood store or Joanna's) 4.dye/print (color) 5.finishing (tactile elements, alter it somehow in performance) 6. sales 7. consumer Idealized (supply chain) 18 Supply Chain visualization of production; highlights main actors and flow of . info/products 19 Sustainability environment concerns- impact of use, care, and disposal of textiles . and textile products (dirty from beginning to end, a lot of energy use) Sustainability: balance between profit, environment, and society Lifecycle analysis- how production, use, care, and disposal of a product affects 20 Textile Definition any flexible material that is composed of thin films of polymers or . of fibers, yarns, or fabrics 21 Textiles in -Integral to human history (alter of environment more than any . History other animal)\ 12,000 years ago (oldest textile complex) -Historically women's domain (largely talking about the history of women) - Fueled economies of industrialized nations historically (UK, US); continues to fuel developing nations (e.g. India &Egypt) -Industrial revolution largely motivated by textile sector- factory systems, mass production, mechanical over human labor (too many humans need textiles!!) - Abuse in textile mills informed child and fair labor regulations, early 20th cent. 23 thread generally, a group of yarns. Specifically, used to join or embellish . fabrics 24 yarn grouping of fibers (natural, synthetic or combo) formed into a . countinous strand


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