New York Fashion Academy - Textiles

Seattle, Washington

Courses & Classes in Textiles

All classes meet once a week for 4 weeks unless otherwise noted.

TEXTILES I: Cotton & Linen
Section 1: 10:00-12:30PM
Section 2: 6:00-8:30PM
Duration: 4 weeks
This class teaches the history, processing, identification, grading, utilization and garment applications of the related fibers - cotton & linen.
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 10 students per section.
INSTRUCTOR: Robert E. Whaley, Ph.D.
COST: $165.00

TEXTILES II: Silk & Rayon
Section 1: 10:00-12:30PM
Section 2: 6:00-8:30PM
Duration: 4 weeks
This class teaches the history, processing, identification, grading, utilization and garment applications of the related fibers - silk & rayon.
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 10 students per section.
INSTRUCTOR: Robert E. Whaley, Ph.D.
COST: $165.00

TEXTILES III: Wool & Hair Fibers
Section 1: 10:00-12:30PM
Section 2: 6:00-8:30PM
Duration: 4 weeks
This class teaches the history, processing, identification, grading, utilization and garment applications of wool & other hair fibers.
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 10 students per section.
INSTRUCTOR: Robert E. Whaley, Ph.D.
COST: $165.00

TEXTILES IV: Leather & Fur
Saturday, 10:00-3:00PM
Duration: 1 day
This class teaches the history, processing, identification, grading, utilization and garment applications of leather and fur.
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 10 students per section.
INSTRUCTOR: Carol McClellan
COST: $185.00

TEXTILES V: Lace
1 Saturday, 10:00-3:00PM
Duration: 1 day
Leads to an appreciation and understanding of the significance of lace. Representative samples of lace from the 1500s through present day will be presented with special emphasis given to their identification and construction. Students are particularly encouraged to bring samples of lace for identification, analysis and discussion. Instructor is a regionally-based, internatioanlly recognized authority.
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 10 students per section.
INSTRUCTOR: Nancy Evans
COST: $200.00

TEXTILES VI: Fabric ID and Applications
2 Saturdays, 10:00-3:00PM
Duration: 2 days
This class teaches students to identify natural fibers by sight, touch and test. Includes discussion of three basic weaves, two basic knits and felting. Appropriate fabric-to-garment applications are presented.
Prerequisites: Textiles I, II, III
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 10 students per section.
INSTRUCTOR: Terry Horlamus
COST: $185.00