Recent News More
Textiles Researchers Develop a Fitting Solution to Determine Accurate Size
Researchers at the College of Textiles at NC State University have developed a solution to the waste and cost of clothing returns: Prime Fit, a proprietary mobile app and garment system that would offer an inexpensive way for consumers to obtain accurate body measurements in the privacy of their own home .
Textiles today are innovative, life saving, creative, global, all around you and thriving right here in North Carolina. Our textile students build their education on a foundation of science that takes them to fashion houses, NASA, textile design companies, laboratories, graduate school and beyond. From designing elephant collars that protect remote villages and innovating bite sleeves that shield military officers from harm to developing fabrics that harvest energy and garments that monitor your vital signs, our students lead lives of impact. Along with our faculty and staff, they embody the Think and Do philosophy that is NC State.