Short Courses

Principles of Printed Textiles – webinar

The SDC Webinar Series.

Pat Hardcastle

Experienced colour technoligist with over fifty years knowledge of textile processes and quality requirements of the retail industry. In the last twenty years has worked for Marks and Spencer developing colour management best practices, training modules and researching LED lighting solutions.

Trevor Larkins

Past President of the SDC, Chair SDC Project Evaluation Group, Previous Chair North of England Region and SDC Trustee. With over fifty years experience in the textiles industry. Has worked for Calico Printers Association, Texicon, Datacolour, Van Wyk Textiles and Longclose Group. Focusing on technical requirements for print machinery.

Course Covers:
  • Understanding best practices for specifying print requirements
  • Knowing importance of using definitive shade standards for consistency and speed to market
  • Learning the technical criteria needed for approving and communicating strike offs and bulk production
  • Knowing Dyestuffs currently used in printing practice
  • Understaningd the importance of the right Fibre/Dyestuff combinations for printing
  • Learning Differing machinery used in the print process

The SDC Webinar Series


Pat Hardcastle and Trevor Larkins

Recording Date: 09 September 2021

Course Content