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2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

FSD 106 - Survey of Textiles and Fashion Industry Materials

Credits 3
This course provides a comprehensive overview of fibers, fabrics, and materials used in the Fashion Industry. Students survey animal fibers, plant fibers, and man-made fibers as well as explore methods of converting fibers to fabrics, the process of integrating color into fabric, and textile industry dynamics. Textile characteristics and properties are studied in the context of: performance, construction, care, and marketability.