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Textiles Workshop

 

The Textiles workshop allows students to work with a range of equipment and process

A group of textiles students

The Textiles workshop allows students to work with a range of equipment and process such as Rug making, Dying and Plastic welding. This resource has been designed so that wet process can take place such as papermaking and feltmaking. The resource also contains the steamers used to steam the fabric printed in the Digital Print Studio.

A textiles student working 

A textiles student working 

Key equipment available

Star and Bullet steamer
Tufting Gun
Washing machines (2)
Tumble Dryer
Hot Plates
Looms
Liquidisers
Mold and Deckles
Batik Equipment
Dyeing Processes

 

Contact staff

Sarah Parker | Technician
+44 (0)1772 89 3367 | Victoria Building VB028

Khadija Masud | Technician
+44 (0)1772 893386/893367 | Victoria Building VB026B
KMasud@uclan.ac.uk

Francis Neale | Senior Technician
+44 (0)1772 89 4341 | Victoria Building VB026B
FNeale@uclan.ac.uk

LIS Customer Support Team LISCustomerSupport@uclan.ac.uk

+44 (0)1772 895355

LOCATION

Victoria Building, VB047

OPENING TIMES, GUIDES AND CHARGES

Workshop hours are from 9:30 to 12:30 and 13:30 – 16:30 Monday-Friday. Where possible and with prior arrangement technical staff will work flexibly during the working day to accommodate specific support requirements which do not fit into the specific time detailed above.

Please note that this facility is used for scheduled teaching activities. The space may not be available for open access during these sessions. Please contact technical staff for details.

There is a prerequisite for students to attend a technical induction prior to permission being granted to use these resources.