Textile Design Diploma Course

Textile design is the art and process of creating visually appealing and functional fabrics, patterns, and surface designs. It involves using various techniques and methods to create innovative and unique designs for textiles, which can be used for fashion, home décor, industrial applications, and more.

Textile designers often work with different types of fabrics, including woven, knitted, printed, and non-woven materials. They may use natural fibers such as cotton, silk, wool, and linen, as well as synthetic fibers like polyester, nylon, and rayon. Textile design encompasses a wide range of styles, from traditional to contemporary, and can be influenced by cultural, historical, and environmental factors.

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Course Duration - 1 Year

Course Description:

  1. Gain the knowledge of colors, shades and tones and apply it in textiles
  2. Working on the details and develop an eye for understanding minute changes and differences in the craftsmanship
  3. Visual imagination along with the knowledge of the market will help you flourish in this sector of design

A certificate programme in Textile Design is all about learning the basics of Indian textiles, their making and origin and learning the techniques through practical experience. The diploma in Textile design includes numerous abilities such as learning to analyze a fabric and visualize with several aspects in the fabric, learning to interpret a color palette, learning to match colors to tones, comprehending yarns and threads, and so on.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  • Skills developed during this course help in the long run, whether as an assistant designer or a Textile decorator. The prime benefit is that the course duration is short but the basic principles behind Textile design and Fabric management are communicated during the same
  • Brushes various skills of an individual such as communication, imagination, originality, and knowledge of colors and trends in the market
  • A focus on research and development will help students to drive innovation across the industry by learning about materials and the making
  • The course will provide students to test out ideas through experimenting
  • The course lets you handle different objectives from designing fabrics to working with techniques
  • Education in textiles is a broad spectrum from developing curiosity to creativity, originality and design application in apparel and home fashion industries.

Roles and Responsibilities of a Textile Designer

  • Conceptualizing and creating original textile designs that align with market trends, client requirements, and brand aesthetics
  • Conducting research to gather inspiration and stay updated on the latest textile trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Developing and maintaining a library of design samples, swatches, and color palettes for reference and presentation purposes
  • Collaborating with clients, manufacturers, and other team members to understand design briefs, discuss design options, and incorporate feedback into design iterations
  • Creating detailed technical specifications, design sketches, and color renderings to communicate design concepts to manufacturers and ensure accurate production
  • Selecting appropriate fabrics, color dyes, and printing techniques based on design requirements and budget considerations
  • Overseeing the production process, including sample development, fabric printing, color matching, and quality control, to ensure that the final product meets design specifications and standards
  • Keeping up-to-date with industry regulations and sustainability practices, such as eco-friendly materials, ethical sourcing, and waste reduction, and incorporating them into design processes wherever possible

Year Diploma in Textile Design: (Eligibility: 10th)

DTD01Fibre TheoryTheory202Hrs40
DTD02Yarn ProcessTheory122Hrs24
DTD03Colour and TextureTheory/ Practical152Hrs30
DTD04Introduction to DyeingTheory152Hrs30
DTD05PMotif DevelopmentPractical202Hrs40
DTD06PEmbroideries of IndiaPractical252Hrs50
Internal Subjects
INSDTDP01History of TextilesTheory152Hrs30
INSDTDP02Sourcing & Market SurveyPractical152Hrs30
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Mentor Profile's

Mayur Amilkanthwar

Academic Head

He is a software engineer, who pursued Interior Designing as his career. Driven by immense passion for the field he has over five years of experience in commercial and residential site projects.

Mayur also decided to share his knowledge with a new generation of interior designers by starting to teach in the field. He is a staunch believer of how theoretical and practical knowledge go hand in hand. He has an academic experience of 9 years and has taught more than 3000 students till date. His outlook towards the field of education is about creating confident, bold and young designers who stand out and create breath-taking projects.

He is also the academic head of our institution for who’s skills of management and teamwork we absolutely appreciate

Sonal Thorat

Assistant Academic Head of the Department

Sonal is the former Head Of The Department of Fashion. Who is now the Assistant Head of the Academics. Sonal comes with over 9+ years of experience working as a creative Fashion Designer and Mentor. She has always had a passion towards fashion. Her specialization lies in being an expert in Computer softwares for Fashion design like Corel Draw, Photoshop etc. Sonal is hardworking and enjoys managing her students and faculties along with planning for photoshoot events and fashion shows.

Gunja Bhawnani

Head Of The Department

She is heading the Fashion Design Department. She holds a Master’s Degree in Fashion Design and Clothing Technology.
She is an accomplished design professional with rich experience of 10+ years in various sectors of the industry. Like being a member of the Board of studies for a renowned university, HOD of fashion styling in a renowned institution, mentoring for several fashion shows, academic teaching, management and designing for fashion retailing. Apparel merchandising at export houses. She is a highly organized, self driven leader who believes in teamwork.

Sunil Gadekar

Sunil Gadekar has more than 10 years, of teaching experience. He specializes in fashion illustration, character design, and painting. His qualifications are ATD, GD Art, BFA and Dip. AED. He has trained more than 2000 plus students. He is sharing his experience with INSD for more than 3 years. Sunil sir not only teaches art and design to Animation students but to all the other design courses as well.


Anurag has been a Designer / Production Supervisor in multiple export houses with field experience of 5 years. Having a profession in designing and technical education in textile field, producing designs and samples for presentation as well as making the sets for sample designs are part of my career. Patternmaking and Graphic designs are well within my strong suit.

Jayashree Patil

She’s a fashion designer with her specialisation in apparel merchandising. She has worked with apparel production houses for 2 years. Where she learnt to understand & studied the supply chain of the industry. As our country holds a vast history of culture and art, Jayashree has been training and guiding more than 500 students to polish their practical skills along with their theoretical knowledge.

Student Testimonials

I’m pursuing Masters program in Interior design from INSD Corporate Branch. I belong to a business class family, living in Delhi NCR. I completed my schooling in 2010 in science stream, and then I realized that science is not my cup of tea.
Ms. Rashi Verma
Student , Masters Programme in ID, Class of 2017

I was born and brought up in NEW DELHI, India. I belong to a Middle class family. I completed my schooling from a government school.

Ankit Khera
Student , Ad. Diploma Programme in FD, Class of 2017

Hi! I am pursuing Fashion design course from International school of design, corporate branch at Gujranwala town, Delhi.

Ms. Chavi Garg
Student , Bachelors Programme in FD, Class of 2017

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