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

2019 Textile 101 Dates:

May 15th , 2019
July 17th, 2019
August 26th , 2019
October 16th, 2019
December 4th, 2019


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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