CLOTHING AND TEXTILE DEPARTMENT
Every person uses and comes in contact with a variety of textile products each day. Everyone is concerned with the selection and maintenance of these products. However knowledge concerning the myriad textiles products available to or used by individuals in today’s world is increasingly difficult to evaluate and clarify and thus, to use intelligently. Therefore the only way to achieve this ability is through knowledgeable awareness of technical data and an understanding of how to use these data.
Knowledge of chemical physical and microbiological properties of fibres and of the behavior that results from techniques used in creating fabrics guides the trainees in making wise selections when purchasing textiles products. Knowledge of proper maintenance techniques for the many of fibres fabrics and finishes helps ensures satisfaction after purchases.
A graduate of this course should efficiently carry out fashion designing and garment making tasks in a workshop so as to produce quality and marketable garment. The graduate should also supervisory skills necessary for the supervision and coordination of artisan at operation level. This course is designed to fulfill the needs of the formal and informal sector for trained operators in garment making so as to develop attitudes to cope with the challenging needs in the fashion industry.
- You and your clothes go places together when others you, they see you and your cloth.
- Your face hair body shape and dimensions your postures and gestures "you" others see.
- Your appearance communicates certain messages sent by the clothes you choose to wear known as “impression”
These facts form the basis for the study of clothing and textiles.
ALICE DULO OTIENO
H.O.D - BSc in clothing, textiles and interior design