Heriot Watt University Design For Textiles

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Heriot Watt University Design For Textiles

This programme is highly creative and designed to balance practice-based exploration with appropriate theory and fabric design methodology with fabric production techniques. It also aims to encourage independent learning in a professional, creative manner. The programme has elected pathways in printed and constructed textiles (woven and knitted textiles, with an option in Level 3 for fashion knit). The emphasis is fabric making with a personal handwriting geared towards different practical outcomes, many with the involvement of recognised design studios and companies. The main market sectors covered are fashion fabrics, accessories, furnishing fabrics, wall coverings, gallery pieces, greeting cards and gift wrap. For more details about the student experience of Design for Textiles visit the School pages.

This programme is taught at our Scottish Borders Campus in Galashiels.

“We were established in 1883 to lead the textile industry in training and education.

“Our portfolio continues to evolve and reflect current and future developments in textiles, fashion and design. Today we have a reputation as one of the world’s leading education and research institutions with specialist resources that are among the best in the world.”

Professor Fiona S Waldron, Head of School

Come visit us

High Mill
Tweed Road,

Say hello

  • Tel: +44 (0) 8700 50 51 52
  • Email: enquiries@tex.hw.ac.uk

Scottish Borders Campus

For all enquires you can contact us Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

If you are visiting the campus the number 74 Bus runs regularly from the Galashiels Interchange to Netherdale. The School office is located on the top floor of the High Mill.