A textile designer creates designs, patterns for fabric and develops fabric structures. The end product of a textile designer is fabric and embellishment of fabrics. Textile designers select yarns, yarn colors and dyes to make new fabric textures, hand feel and finished look. Textile designers do raw material sourcing to production follow up for new development. They give instructions to weavers, knitters how to make the fabric they have designed.
Textile designers develop fabrics for clothing, home made up and Carpets.
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They not only create new fabric patterns but work with finished fabrics. They select prints to be printed on fabric. They decide whether a yarn dyed stripe or printed stripe to be develop for fabric.
During designing a product they consider the technical aspects of production friendly and cost effectiveness.
Textile designers work in textile manufacturing companies, textile design firms. Textile designer develop raw material for Fashion designers.
|Prasanta Sarkar is a garment industry expert and founder of Online Clothing Study. He is a NIFT alumni and a Textile Engineer. He worked as Production Planner, Industrial Engineer in garment export house. He also worked as a consultant in the garment manufacturing industry. He helps garment businesses to grow. He regularly writes articles for fashion magazines on technical topics.|