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Textiles Lab

MIAD’s Textiles Lab is a textiles based workspace open to students in all disciplines. Located in the sunlit, room 250, the lab houses the following equipment and materials for textile exploration:

  • 19 Janome sewing machines
  • 4 industrial sewing machines
  • 4 sergers
  • Cover stitch machine
  • Silver Reed knitting machine
  • Dress forms
  • Cutting tables
  • Leather working tools
  • Grommet machine
  • Donated fabric, yarn and thread for students to use

The lab is monitored and maintained by the Textiles Lab Technician and knowledgeable student workers. Curriculum based sewing, such as the Sophomore Industrial Design Backpack project, Concept to Pattern course, Visual Language embroidery project and a variety of NSP projects including clothing design, felting, quilt making and fabric dyeing are accomplished in the Textiles Lab. This lab, open to all students, is designed for technical skill building, conceptual advancement and exploratory research.

 

TEXTILE LAB HOURS

FALL 2021

  • Monday – Thursday: 8am – 11pm
  • Friday: 8am – 4pm
  • Saturday-Sunday: 10am – 6pm

 

TEXTILES LAB STAFF

Sarah Eichhorn, Textiles Lab Technician, Office Rm 245

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