Introduction To Material Quality And Testing

Introduction To Material Quality And Testing

Janet Wilson Monday, 1 February 2021

Janet Wilson, a lecturer, trainer, and author of ‘Classic and Modern Fabrics: The Complete Illustrated Sourcebook’ joined us to introduce the steps and considerations you should take for material quality and testing.

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In this lesson you will learn:

  • Why quality in your products and materials is so important, particularly for sustainable and ethical businesses
  • What the mandatory textile and clothing methods are
  • What REACH means and how it applies your business
  • How to create accurate labels and the consequences of having unsubstantiated claims about 'vegan', 'waterproof' and 'recycled' on your products
  • The importance as an ethical business to conduct tests, even when not mandatory

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