The Fair textiles project booklet below focuses on the themes of the use of fair trade textiles.  It is supported with background information to help pupil research this areas and presented as a downloadable booklet for students to complete.

In addition the Small is… Challenge  makes for a suitable textiles based design project as it looks at historically at product development then challenges pupils to look at sustainable design for the next 100 years.

Many of the starter and evaluation activities including life-cycle analysis are also relevant to the full range of materials including textiles.

Technical knowledge

We have a range of ‘technical briefs’ that are relevant to G.C.S.E. and post 16 students wishing to find good quality sources of case studies and technical knowledge in areas such as Dyeing textiles. Visit our Practical Answers website to find out more.