Textile Printing and Design

Textile Printing and Design

Create your own t-shirt designs and fabric meterage focusing on screen printing. Progress from simple design prints to more complex, multi-coloured applications. Learn to create garments from samples to mass production.

Course Content

  • Principles of textile design.
  • Dye methodology.
  • Development of repeat format designs using water-based printing inks for yardage production.
  • Creation of artwork from various sources.
  • Using CAD to create placement and repeat designs.
  • Silk screen making from cut stencils to photographic techniques.
  • Colour matching from samples to formula mixing methods.
  • Printing using large format tables for yardage.
  • Placement printing using a t-shirt carousel.
  • Sublistatic printing (heat transfer printing).
  • Multiple colour separations.
  • Exploration of additional printing materials and applications.
  • Fabric embellishment and fabric enhancement techniques.
  • Knowledge of fabric construction including woven, knitted and bonded.
  • Portfolio samples of all techniques learnt in the course.


  • Completion of set assignments on time and to the required standard.


  • Year 12 level preferred
  • Ability to draw an advantage, but not essential


185 Spring Street, Melbourne, VIC, 3000

Course Start Dates

Applications are currently being accepted for the following start dates:

March 2015 & June 2015

Apply now!

Complete the attached MSF Application Form and email to info@melbourneschooloffashion.com


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