Identifying Common Faults In Fashion Fabrics

Sarah Blackham Monday, 1 February 2021

Product technologist Sarah Blackham takes us through a three-part session on fabric testing. In part one we identify common faults in fashion fabrics, with a look at considerations you should make when working and communicating with a fabric producer.

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In this video you'll learn:

  • About the properties and common faults of the three common categories of fashion fabrics
  • What faults commonly occur during fabric and garment production and the causes of each
  • What checks you can personally carry out to visually inspect fabrics for faults
  • What faults commonly occur during wash and wear and the causes of each
  • How to check with factories that they are maintaining high standards throughout production to ensure faults are minimised

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