Textile Update

Textile Update

Latest Episodes

Fabrication Lecture B
September 13, 2019

There are three motions of the loom.

Fabrication Lecture A
September 06, 2019

We make fabrics using several methods, but we will focus on weaving for now.

Yarns Lecture C
August 30, 2019

Novelty yarns are just faancy!

Yarns Lecture B
August 23, 2019

Yarns can be characterized in many ways, including twist direction and regularity.

Yarns Lecture A
August 16, 2019

We review the difference between spun and filament yarns

Synthetic Fibers Lecture C
August 09, 2019

Olefin and Acrylic both have interesting special uses.

Synthetic Fibers Lecture B
August 02, 2019

What makes Polyester a “workhorse” fiber?

Synthetic Fibers Lecture A
July 26, 2019

The first synthetic fiber was nylon

Regenerated Fibers Lecture C
July 19, 2019

Acetate is crummy.

Regenerated Fibers Lecture B
July 12, 2019

Viscose, Modal, Cupra, what’s the deal?