Portland-State-University 2021-2022 Bulletin

Art 316 Fabric & Form

Covers sculptural approaches to using textiles for studio art and design practices. Students will learn the fundamentals of flat patterning and sewn construction for 3D form, wearables, and installation. Students will learn techniques for manipulating commercial patterns, adding structure to fabric and pliable material, and advanced methods of machine sewing. Lectures and readings expose students to the history of fiber, the use of textiles in contemporary art, and applications in fashion and costume.




Art 216 or instructor consent. The course is restricted to Art Practice Majors/Minors.
  • Up one level
  • 300