Course Title: Weaving Production

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Weaving Production

Credit Points: 12


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


350H Fashion & Textiles


Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014


Brandix Coll of Clothing Techn


350H Fashion & Textiles


Offsh 3 11,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh3 17,
Offsh3 18

Course Coordinator: Ms Inna Konopov

Course Coordinator Phone: +(61 3) 9925 9197

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

You should have satisfactorily completed the pre requisite coursea, MANU1081 Fabric Technology and MANU1079 Yarn Technology, before you commence this course.

Course Description

You will attain the skills and knowledge in woven fabric terminology, fabric analysis, with an emphasis on determining yarn linear density, fabric weave and notation woven fabric specifications. You will also explore cover warp and weft sett, weave structures, drafts and lifting plans; calculations required to determine the amount of yarn for production of a specified length of woven fabric .You will also be given an opportunity to work on the Scot Weave CAD/CAM System of weave design.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

1. Apply sustainable practices related to fashion and textiles issues.

2. Conceptualise, integrate and organise information in order to resolve complex issues related to fashion and textiles product development.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

1. Identify and analyse different categories of production methods for weaving.

2. Analyse and evaluate a range of common woven fabrics.

3. Construct and present storyboards depicting mood and inspiration trends applicable to woven products.

4. Design and develop a range of woven fabrics.

Overview of Learning Activities

You will participate in a combination of classroom activities, including lectures, tutorials and practical weaving laboratory production.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

Resources that will assist you with your learning will include notes, reference lists, library resources, computer and weaving laboratories and relevant software.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program capabilities. Assessment may include tests, case studies and assignments. Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program director or Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more information.

An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers. Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principals, regulations, policies and procedures.