Textile Printing and Design

Melbourne School of Fashion
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Study mode
1 year
March June October
Total tuition fee (local)
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 2,877

Entry Requirements

  • Year 12 level preferred.
  • Ability to draw an advantage, but not essential.


  • Principles of textile design
  • Dye methodology
  • Development of repeat format designs using water-based printing inks for yardage production
  • Creation of artwork from various sources
  • Using CAD to create placement and repeat designs
  • Silk screen making from cut stencils to photographic techniques
  • Colour matching from samples to formula mixing methods
  • Printing using large format tables for yardage
  • Placement printing using a t-shirt carousel
  • Sublistatic printing (heat transfer printing)
  • Multiple colour separations
  • Exploration of additional printing materials and applications
  • Fabric embellishment and fabric enhancement techniques
  • Knowledge of fabric construction including woven, knitted and bonded
  • Portfolio samples of all techniques learnt in the course

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