Textile Fundamentals

September 10 - 11, 2024
Cary, NC

The workshop covers the basics of textile processing – fiber, yarn, knitting, weaving, preparation, dyeing, and finishing. The workshop highlights the relationship between each step and its effect on the characteristics of the final product.


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Registration opens on July 30, 2024 2:00 pm EST

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Time Frame

  • 8:20 a.m.–4:30 p.m. ET

Topics Covered

  • Fiber science—characteristics and properties
  • Yarn formation—spinning and yarn numbering
  • Knitting—knitting cycle and basic constructions
  • Weaving—weaving cycle, terminology, and basic design
  • Preparation—objectives and processes
  • Dyeing—performance characteristics, dyestuffs, machinery
  • Finishing—chemical and physical

Why Attend

  • Acquire technical knowledge of basic woven and knit fabric engineering.
  • Acquire technical knowledge of basic wet processing operations.
  • Receive first-class instruction from industry professionals.
  • Meet peers from other companies with similar responsibilities and interests.


  • This is a beginner-level workshop. No prerequisites are required.