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a brief introduction into the development of textile and pattern design.

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  1. 1. Textile Design
  2. 2. Textiles : Pre Historic – Present day Textiles : fabric artifact made by weaving ,felting , knitting or crocheting natural or synthetic fibers; Examples of textiles in use Furniture Carpet Clothes
  3. 3. Textiles : Pre Historic – Present day Evolution of textiles for clothing Timeline Mammoth skins sew together Linen discovered in egypt Silk discovered in China New linen designs in Rome. introduction of dye Intricate weaves Strong vibrate colors Dark colors and overlapping Experimentation with new patterns Bold colours and abstraction
  4. 4. Textiles : Pre Historic – Present day <ul><li>First evidence of textiles being used or material being produced was from the early pre historic period. </li></ul><ul><li>26.000 B.C the first needles were found. These needles belong to the mammoth hunters who used then to join together the skins of the animals to makes clothes, blankets and other items. </li></ul>Fist found pre historic needles Mammoth clothing worn by cave men
  5. 5. Textiles : Pre Historic – Present day <ul><li>Ancient Egypt- Evidence exists for production of linen cloth in Ancient Egypt in 5500 BC. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Textiles : Pre Historic – Present day <ul><li>China- Evidence exists for production of silk cloth in China in 500 and 300 BC. </li></ul><ul><li>Used to create elaborate narrow-cuffed, knee-length tunics tied with a sash called Hanfu. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Textiles : Pre Historic – Present day <ul><li>Rome- The roman's developed a stronger linen through using the technique of weaving. 27 BC–AD 476 </li></ul><ul><li>They Typical garments were the peplos, which was a loose robe worn by women. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Textiles : Pre Historic – Present day <ul><li>Medieval–began with the fall of the Roman Empire in the West in 476 and ended with the beginning on the modern period in the 1400's. </li></ul><ul><li>Developed a better technique of weaving and the development of dyeing the fabric. </li></ul><ul><li>Used urine to turn the fabric yellow. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Textiles : Pre Historic – Present day <ul><li>Middle ages- 1200 ad to the 1400. greater weaving techniques and introduction of wool. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Textiles : Pre Historic – Present day <ul><li>Renaissance 1450-1600. More exotic and richer colors with an introduction of a more intricate and bolder patterns. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Textiles : Pre Historic – Present day <ul><li>Modern Europe 1500 – 1700. more elaborate use of the materials , design and pattern. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Textiles : Pre Historic – Present day <ul><li>Industrial revolution 18 th -19 th century. New bolder design were being made with stronger colors. This was easily done due to the introduction of more advanced machines and chemicals. </li></ul>
  13. 14. What is a pattern? <ul><li>A pattern is a type of theme of recurring shapes or objects. </li></ul>Recurring diamond shapes Recurring flower pattern
  14. 15. What can inspire a pattern? <ul><li>Flowers </li></ul>
  15. 17. What can inspire a pattern? <ul><li>Nature </li></ul>
  16. 19. What can inspire a pattern? <ul><li>Shapes </li></ul>
  17. 21. What can inspire a pattern? <ul><li>Fruit </li></ul>
  18. 23. What can inspire a pattern? <ul><li>Colors </li></ul>
  19. 25. What makes a pattern? A pattern can follow two rules- ` color contrast image movement composition placement shape asymmetrical 1- symmetrical

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