Textile Fundamentals

June 27 - 28, 2023
San Francisco, CA

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.

The application period has closed for this workshop.

Time Frame

  • 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

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.