Welcome to Introduction to Textile Media—a glimpse into the technical, historical and conceptual grounding of this medium. The class covers spinning, weaving, hand and machine sewing, silk screen and block printing on fabric, embellishment, piece-work, quilting, and felting. Technical exploration, complimented by the study of historical precedent and contemporary practice, supports students in exploring textiles as an expressive medium. Course work includes creative projects, technical samplers, and critical feedback.

Course Numbers: 62-150A
Course Location: Hunt Library, Studio A
Course Time: Mondays and Wednesdays, 2-3:50pm

Instructor: Natalya Pinchuk (npinchuk@andrew.cmu.edu)
TA: Sarah Tandean (standean@andrew.cmu.edu)
course curriculum designed by Olivia Robinson

Instructor Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 4-5pm (in Studio A)
TA Office Hours: Fridays 2-4pm (in Sewing Lab, A4)
Sewing Lab (A4) Assistant: TBD

Course Web Site: https://courses.ideate.cmu.edu/62-150/s2023a/


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