FACULTY OF FINE ARTS AND DESIGN

Department of Textile and Fashion Design

FA 213 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Textile Materials for Fashion Designers I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
FA 213
Fall
1
2
2
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery Online
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Discussion
Q&A
Application: Experiment / Laboratory / Workshop
Lecture / Presentation
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The objective of this course is to develop basic knowledge about natural and man-made fibers and their end uses.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • will be able to classify natural fibers.
  • will be able to classify man-made fibers.
  • will be able to distinguish textile fibers by using different methods.
  • will be able to suggest proper end uses for the fibers considering their properties.
  • will be able to suggest proper care instructions.
Course Description This course will provide essential knowledge about fibers’ physical, mechanical, chemical, favorable and unfavorable properties. Furthermore it will cover the preparation of a fabric swatch book.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction
2 Classifying textile fibers: Physical, mechanical and chemical Properties of textile fibers. Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 2 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, Chapter 2 Elvan Özkavruk Adanır; Tekstil Lifleri: Özellikleri ve Kullanım Alanları,Mungan Kavram Yayınevi, İzmir 2015,Chapter:1
3 Cotton: physical, mechanical and chemical properties, end uses, favorable and unfavorable properties of cotton fibers. Care instructions and labeling of cotton products Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 3 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s. s.69-74 Elvan Özkavruk Adanır; Tekstil Lifleri: Özellikleri ve Kullanım Alanları,Mungan Kavram Yayınevi, İzmir 2015,47-60S. Julie Parker, All About Cotton, Fabric Reference Series, Volume II, USA
4 Bast fibers: Flax, hemp, ramie and jute fibers. Physical, mechanical and chemical properties, end uses, favorable and unfavorable properties of flax fibers. Care instructions and labeling of linen products. Leaf and fruit fibers Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 3 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.69-74 Elvan Özkavruk Adanır; Tekstil Lifleri: Özellikleri ve Kullanım Alanları,Mungan Kavram Yayınevi, İzmir 2015,63-97 S
5 Animal fibers: Physical, mechanical and chemical properties, end uses, favorable and unfavorable properties of wool fibers. Care instructions and labeling of wool products. Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 3 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.50-56 Elvan Özkavruk Adanır; Tekstil Lifleri: Özellikleri ve Kullanım Alanları,Mungan Kavram Yayınevi, İzmir 2015,98-121 Julie Parker, All About Wool, Fabric Reference Series, Volume III, USA
6 Specialty hair fibers: Fibers from goat and camel family, angora rabbit fibers. Physical, mechanical and chemical properties, end uses, favorable and unfavorable properties of goat family, camel family and angora rabbit fibers. Care instructions and labeling of these products Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 3 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles: Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.57-59 Elvan Özkavruk Adanır; Tekstil Lifleri: Özellikleri ve Kullanım Alanları,Mungan Kavram Yayınevi, İzmir 2015, 122-133
7 Cultivated silk, wild silk. Physical, mechanical and chemical properties, end uses, favorable and unfavorable properties of silk fibers. Care instructions and labeling of silk products. Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 3 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.47-49 Elvan Özkavruk Adanır; Tekstil Lifleri: Özellikleri ve Kullanım Alanları,Mungan Kavram Yayınevi, İzmir 2015, 136-148 Julie Parker, All About Silk, Fabric Reference Series, Volume I, USA 1997, 92S.
8 History of man-made fibers, Formation of man-made fibers, Classifying man-made fibers. Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 3 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.79-89 Elvan Özkavruk Adanır; Tekstil Lifleri: Özellikleri ve Kullanım Alanları,Mungan Kavram Yayınevi, İzmir 2015, s.150-162
9 Physical, mechanical and chemical properties, end uses, favorable and unfavorable properties of viscose and lyocell fibers. Care instructions and labeling of viscose and lyocell products. Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 3 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.91-101 Elvan Özkavruk Adanır; Tekstil Lifleri: Özellikleri ve Kullanım Alanları,Mungan Kavram Yayınevi, İzmir 2015, 182-193
10 Derivative cellulosic fibers : Acetate, triacetate. Physical, mechanical and chemical properties, end uses, favorable and unfavorable properties of acetate and triacetate fibers. Care instructions and labeling of these products. Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 3 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.91-101 Elvan Özkavruk Adanır; Tekstil Lifleri: Özellikleri ve Kullanım Alanları,Mungan Kavram Yayınevi, İzmir 2015, s.196-209
11 Properties common to synthetic fibers Polyamid, acrylic and modacrylic fibers. Physical, mechanical, and chemical properties, end uses, favorable and unfavorable properties of these fibers. Care instructions and labeling of these products. Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen, J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, Chapter 3 Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, s.105-107 Elvan Özkavruk Adanır; Tekstil Lifleri: Özellikleri ve Kullanım Alanları,Mungan Kavram Yayınevi, İzmir 2015, 211-214
12 Oral Exam
13 Polyester, olefin fibers and spandex: Physical, mechanical, and chemical properties, end uses, favorable and unfavorable properties. Care instructions and labeling of olefin and spandex products. Presentations
14 Presentations
15 Semester Review Fabric Swatch Book Submission
16 Semester Review

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Elvan Özkavruk Adanır; Tekstil Lifleri: Özellikleri ve Kullanım Alanları,Mungan Kavram Yayınevi, İzmir 2015, 281 S. ISBN 978-605-88358-2-5

Suggested Readings/Materials

Arthur Price- Allen C. Cohen (1994) J.J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science, USA 1994, 515S. ISBN 1-56367-004-6

Virginia Hencken Elsasser, Textiles:Concepts and Principles, New York 1997, 339S. ISBN 0-8273-7686-3

Hannelore Eberle-Hermann Hermeling-Marianne Hornberger-Dieter Menzer-Werner Ring, Clothing Technology (From fiber to Fashion), 1999. ISBN 978-3-8085-6225-3

Phyllis G. Tortora (1992). Understanding Textiles, New York, 636S. ISBN 0-02-421195-8

Julie Parker, All About Silk, Fabric Reference Series, Volume I, USA 1997, 92S. ISBN 0-9637612-0-X

Julie Parker, All About Cotton, Fabric Reference Series, Volume II, USA

ISBN 0-9637612-3-4

Julie Parker, All About Wool, Fabric Reference Series, Volume III, USA

ISBN 0-9637612-2-6

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
1
30
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
1
30
Midterm
Final Exam
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
5
100
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
1
16
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
2
32
Study Hours Out of Class
10
1
10
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
1
7
7
Presentation / Jury
1
15
15
Project
1
25
25
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
1
15
15
Midterms
0
Final Exam
0
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to develop and design a collection independently.

2

To be able to do maintain a design research individually or as a team.

X
3

To be able to develop entrepreneurship- and managerial skills for a future professional practice.

4

To be able to understand, interpret and apply theoretical knowledge in fashion and textile design.

5

To be able to analyze and integrate the particular local and regional needs and of their profession.

6

To be able to obtain a multidisciplinary point of view, follow and analyze the new issues, changes and trends in contemporary design and art in such a way that they can be integrated into design practice.

7

To be able to apply industrial requirements, knowledge of material & usage and know-how knowledge in the creation of high quality fashion products.

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of fashion and textile design.

X
9

To be able to develop an ongoing analytical and professional approach to academic and design research.

10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen area of interest.

11

To be able to collect data in the areas of fashion and textile design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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