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Jenna DeCandio standing at knitting machine in lab

Mar 11, 2022

Jenna DeCandio Returns to Knitting Lab With a Passion to Help

Textile Design alumna Jenna DeCandio came back to the Wilson College of Textiles as knitting lab manager and brings expertise from her time in industry with her. 

knit fabric samples

Mar 1, 2022

In-Depth Knit Education Prepares Students for Apparel, Home Goods Industries

Senior textile design students familiarize themselves with sampling and learn how to design for a market in FTD 476. 

Close up of cotton design

Dec 17, 2021

Students Earn Scholarships, Design Inclusive Textile Products Through Cotton Incorporated Competition

Fashion and textile design students applied Universal Design principles to develop marketable textile products for this "Cotton in the Curriculum" competition. 

Bonny Allison

Nov 8, 2021

Textile Design Alumna Develops Materials For The North Face

Bonny Allison says the comprehensive understanding of textiles she gained at the Wilson College provided a crucial foundation for her current role as senior materials developer. 

First year students in the studio

Sep 23, 2021

First-Year Students Create Skirts, Learn Design Fundamentals

Each year, the color project teaches the foundations of surface design to first-year fashion and textile design students at Wilson College. 

Lorenzo de Medici Institute in Italy

Apr 21, 2021

Five NC State Wilson College of Textiles Students Showcase Their Creativity and Resilience During an Unusual 2020 Spring Semester

The COVID-19 pandemic caused the Spring 2020 semester to take an unexpected turn.  Unaware of the coming health crisis, five NC State students from the Wilson College of Textiles left the US in January, 2020 to study abroad at the […] 

Kori Hyer

Sep 12, 2019

Become a World Traveler: Study Abroad

If you’ve started to feel the pull of far-off places and a desire to see the world, consider joining the 20% of NC State students who study abroad. Read on for students' stories about their experiences and advice from the Wilson College of Textiles study abroad coordinator. 

The wufs

Aug 7, 2019

Welcome to the Pack, 2023 Class of Centennial Scholars! 

The Class of 2023 Centennial Scholars have worked so hard to be here. Join us in welcoming them to the Wilson College of Textiles Family! 

Graduation cap

May 2, 2019

The Direction of Their Dreams

Read about some of our Wilson College of Textiles graduates -- why they chose to study textiles at NC State, what they loved most about their time here and where they’re going next. 

DELTA staff team

May 1, 2019

Textile Archive Design Application: Bridging History and the Future of Textile Design

Exploratory Grants let you match your creativity with our resources to create groundbreaking new technologies. Learn how Professor Traci Lamar and a multidisciplinary team of DELTA staff members combined forces to bring a colorful collection of textile patterns back into NC State classrooms.