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How do you pursue a Career in Textile Designing?


    How do you pursue a Career in Textile Designing?


    Career in Textile Designing

    I think Textile Designing is a great Career option. I want to first understand What a Career in Textile Designing entails before I invest time and effort to figure out How to start a Career in Textile Designing. I was Googling about a Career in Textile Designing and was lucky to find: Designing/Career-in-Textile-Designing/english 

    Maneet Kaur’s overview!

    Maneet Kaur has 9 years of professional experience in Textile Designing. Maneet Kaur has worked in Textile Designing as Founder & Textile Designer in Kurma. In Maneet Kaur’s own words, this is how Maneet Kaur got into Textile Designing: 

    “After completing my studies from Jaipur, I came back to Dehradun and started working for an NGO for embroideries and quilting for 5 years. After that, I started my own design studio in 2014 and designing hand looms and block printing.” 

    This link showed on the first page of search results for Maneet Kaur: 

    Career Video on Textile Designing

    In a video, Maneet Kaur has talked about various aspects of a Career in Textile Designing. Maneet Kaur started by explaining Textile Designing as: “Textile design is essentially the process of creating designs for woven, knitted or printed fabrics or surface ornamented fabrics. Textile designers are involved with the production of these designs, which are used, sometimes repetitively, in clothing and interior decor items.” It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

    It is easy to Google information about what Qualifications are needed to enter Textile Designing, this video went a step ahead to talk about the body of knowledge one needs to develop to excel at Textile Designing. Maneet Kaur touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

    • Yarns and Fabrics
    • Textile/Surface Techniques
    • Design Concepts
    • Market Trends
    • Computer Software

    Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
    Maneet Kaur then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Textile Designing:

    • Aesthetics and Creativity
    • Drawing and Sketching
    • Craft Skills
    • Visualization
    • Communication

    Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
    Maneet Kaur believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Textile Designing:

    • Creative Satisfaction
    • Societal Impact
    • Immediate Results

    Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
    And, Maneet Kaur believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Textile Designing:

    • Quality Control
    • Limited Awareness
    • Organized Sector
    • Creative Blocks

    In the final section of the video Maneet Kaur talks about How a day goes in a Career in Textile Designing. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Textile Designing, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

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