MIT MAS.962 Special Topics: New Textiles, Spring 2010

This project-based course will explore the future of textiles, focusing par
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This project-based course will explore the future of textiles, focusing particularly on blending rich crafting traditions with new technologies. Topics will include textile-based electronics, textile fabrication, algorithmic pattern design, and composites. We will experiment with a wide range of fibers, yarns, and fabrics including traditional materials like wool and cotton as well as metal fibers and yarns, fusible plastics, papers, and resins. We will also explore techniques like felting, laser cutting, CNC knitting, digital printing, and CNC embroidery. Students will complete weekly hands-on assignments and a final project.

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Chapter 1: MIT MAS.962 Special Topics: New Textiles, Spring 2010

  • Lesson 1
    Assignment 3: ("Hello World…
    00:27
  • Lesson 2
    Assignment 3: ("Hello World…
    00:24
  • Lesson 3
    Assignment 6: (Networked We…
    00:19
  • Lesson 4
    Assignment 8: (Knit, Woven,…
    00:58
  • Lesson 5
    Assignment 8: (Knit, Woven,…
    01:02
  • Lesson 6
    Assignment 9: (Final Projec…
    00:01
  • Lesson 7
    Assignment 9: (Final Projec…
    00:45
  • Lesson 8
    Assignment 9: (Final Projec…
    00:11
  • Lesson 9
    Assignment 9: (Final Projec…
    01:27
  • Lesson 10
    Assignment 9: (Final Projec…
    00:23

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