Textile training classes can be customized to meet the needs and interests of individual clients. Classes can be conducted at the client’s facility or at the Textile Center. Customized training classes often allow for a more in-depth focus in a given area, serving to reinforce the client’s business or product line.

Our Textile 101 classes have been developed for:

  • Industry Professionals (Sales, Marketing, Purchasing, Manufacturing, IT)
  • Architects and Interior Designers
  • Apparel and Fashion Merchandising Professionals
  • Education Enrichment (College Students, Teachers and Staff Development)

Seminar Topics include:

  • Fiber Analysis (Natural vs. Synthetic)
  • Yarn Spinning, Weaving, Knitting and Non-woven Fundamentals
  • Fabric Types & Constructions • Dyeing, Finishing & Printing
  • Fabric Testing, Analysis & Quality Control
  • US Textile Industry (Current)
  • Textile Trends
  • Product Development

2018 Textile 101 Dates:

February 1, 2018
March 21, 2018
April 26, 2018
May 31, 2018
July 12, 2018
August 28, 2018
October 3, 2018
November 7, 2018
December 12, 2018


Educational Outreach Available for High School Students:                                                       

Teach your high school student about the modern textile industry by downloading this video!

NC Textile High School Video


For course information and class schedules please contact Suzette McHugh
704-661-8787 or Suzette.mchugh@gmail.com

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