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B.S. Fashion and Textile Design

A model wears an athleisure set and stands posed in front of a tree. The top of the suit is orange and red striped with buttons down the front, a collar, and white piping around the arm holes and bottom of the crop top. The pants are blue with an elastic waist.

Feb 1, 2023

Fashion Design Students Utilize Computer Aided Technology to Virtually Simulate and Fit Garments 

In FTD 419, fashion and textile design students concentrating in fashion design learn to design and construct five wearable pieces through digital visualization software.  

A group of Wilson College of Textiles students pose in front of a career fair sign at the National Retail Federation program in New York City.

Jan 30, 2023

See which Retail Industry Leaders NC State Students Connected with During NRF’s Student Program

More than two dozen students from the Wilson College of Textiles participated in the program in New York City. 

The photo is taken outside of the Wilson College of Textiles at dusk. On the left side, a person stands smiling with a purple instant camera held up to their face to take a picture of two new graduates on the right side of the photo. The two graduates wear a red cap and gown and both hold their facsimile diplomas and bouquets of flowers. Both also hold up peace signs with one hand. They stand in front of a red banner with the Wilson College of Textiles logo that reads "Congratulations!"

Dec 20, 2022

Relive December Commencement in Photos

Celebrate the Wilson College of Textiles' 80 new graduates with these galleries. 

The silhouette of a person stands with their arms outstretched, holding walking sticks atop a mountain peak. Behind the person is a mountain landscape with an orange and pink sunset.

Nov 28, 2022

First-Year Student Completes Appalachian Trail Before Coming to Wilson College

Meet Eliza Sweeney, a first-year student studying fashion and textile design who spent five months hiking the Appalachian Trail. 

Student holds a woven bookmark she designed. She stands outside the Wilson College of Textiles in the graduate commons.

Nov 14, 2022

Wilson College Introduces 2022 Bookmarks, Begins Accepting Entries for 2023 Competition

Faculty, staff, students and alumni submit designs for the woven bookmark each year to continue a decades-long tradition. 

Photo of Lauren Reggi working in the weaving lab

Nov 10, 2022

Meet One of the Newest Members of Our Wilson College Family: Lauren Reggi

Meet one of our newest Wilson College of Textiles staff members, Weaving Research Specialist Lauren Reggi. 

Kate Nartker uses TC2 loom in the Wilson College of Textiles lab. Behind her, a bookshelf with spools of colorful thread can be seen. The beginnings of the weave are visible: a bright orange geometric pattern.

Nov 4, 2022

Wilson College Faculty Member Aims to Bring Weaving to the Big Screen

Assistant Professor Kate Nartker's trailer for the short film "Whose Woods Are These" marks an expansion of her groundbreaking animated weaving work. 

Students working with yarn in FTD 373

Oct 21, 2022

Textile Design Students Develop Homeware Collections, Collaborate With Alumni

FTD 373 takes textile design students from the basics of yarn to collaborating on industry level projects. See how the course is not only teaching important skills, but also fostering a supportive community amongst its students. 

Caroline Diaz in London

Oct 3, 2022

Slowing Down and Specializing, A Semester in London

Caroline Diaz spent a semester at the University of the Arts London studying corsetry and communications. See how she connected her education to the world around her. 

Student in black tshirt stands on sidewalk with "wolfs up." Behind them, a sign stretching over and across the intersection reads "UA Global Headquarters: The Only Way is Through"

Sep 28, 2022

Read Where Wilson College of Textiles Students Interned this Summer

From Los Angeles to New York City to Italy, it might be easier to ask where they didn't intern.