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Department of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management

Patrons visit showcases at the FTD Emerging Designers Showcase in Talley Student Union

Sep 13, 2022

From Lichen to the Loom: Textile Design Seniors Debut Collections

Textile design collections displayed during the FTD Emerging Designers Showcase represent four years of education and a semester's worth of work for students. 

Knee brace

Sep 9, 2022

Users Care About Assistive Devices’ Look, Feel and Smell

People considered the look, texture and smell of assistive devices in online reviews, an NC State study found. 

student using sewing machine in fashion studio

Sep 9, 2022

First-Year Fashion and Textile Design Class Challenges Students to Think Like Designers

FTD 200 helps fashion and textile students embark on their journey towards a textile education, and builds new skill sets and communities along the way. 

Genevieve Garland (left) and her mentor Cynthia Istook pose for a photo at Garland's commencement ceremony.

Sep 2, 2022

NC State Leader Genevieve Garland ’00, ’02, ’13 Honors a Lifelong Mentor by Paying Forward Her Invaluable Support

Cynthia Istook’s leadership in the textiles field and the incredible impact she’s had on Genevieve Garland’s life inspired her to honor her mentor by establishing the Cynthia L. Istook Textiles Graduate Endowment. 

students in fashion studio

Aug 29, 2022

Creative Project Challenges Students to Design Clothing Line, Builds Industry Skills

Fashion development and product management students spend a semester in FTM 415 building a clothing line from start to finish. See how the experience is helping them develop a new awareness of themselves and the industry. 

textile craft

Aug 1, 2022

During COVID-19 Lockdowns, Textile Arts Helped Older Adults to Cope

An NC State researcher explored how textile arts and crafts helped adults isolated in senior living facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Katie Crumpton

Jul 29, 2022

Katie Crumpton ’09: Exploring Her Love for Fashion By Promoting the Use and Sustainability of Cotton

As a member of Cotton Incorporated’s global supply chain marketing team, Katie Crumpton ’09 is proud to highlight the many ways that cotton can be used, recycled and returned to the Earth. 

Wilson College of Textiles sign

Jul 26, 2022

Three Wilson College of Textiles Faculty Members Earned Promotions in 2021-2022 Academic Year

Three faculty members at the Wilson College of Textiles have recently earned promotions. Read about their journey and the current research they are doing at the college. 

Wilson College of Textiles sign

Jul 25, 2022

Introducing the 2026 Class of Textile Pioneer Scholars

Meet the newest pair of Textile Pioneer Scholars and learn how the scholarship is shaping their time at the Wilson College of Textiles. 

Wilson College of Textiles building and breezeway from graduate commons

Jul 25, 2022

Introducing the 2026 Class of Centennial Scholars

Meet the newest class of Centennial Scholars and learn why the Centennial Scholarship program means so much to them.