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Fibres and their sustainable and environmental issues – SDC webinar

The three expert speakers were Meriel Chamberlin CCol ASDC, Anna Bateman and Phil Patterson discuss how the industry is tackling the environmental impact of fibres, and explore recent research. 

intermediate FREE Details

Dyeing and Finishing, a safe sustainable process? – SDC webinar

Hear 4 industry experts discuss the challenges faced by retailers/ brands and chemical companies as we aim towards a more sustainable textile industry. They discuss the challenges faced and the need for collaboration through the supply chain.  Free to SDC members

intermediate £20 Details

Dyeing and Finishing, the innovation – SDC webinar

Hear industry experts discuss the challenges faced by new innovators as we aim towards a more sustainable textile industry. They discuss the challenges faced and the need for collaboration through the supply chain.  Free to SDC members

intermediate £20 Details

Sustainability and Circularity a manufacturer’s view – SDC webinar

Tim Clark Technical Director John Smedley (UK) and Leonie Vaas Manager sustainability and innovation, Hayleys Fabrics Ltd (Sri Lanka) discuss how two diverse companies are working to reduce the impact of their operations on the environment. Free to SDC members with discount code.

intermediate £20 Details

Sustainable dyeing of cellulosic fibres with reactive dyes by preventing hydrolysis and saving energy & water – SDC webinar

Jamie Gomes talked about Ecofoot and it’s new technology, H2COLOR, that prevents hydrolysis and saves water and energy. Free to SDC members with discount code.

intermediate £20 Details

OEKO-TEX® Standards for input, process and output control shaping a sustainable future – SDC webinar

 John Murphy talked about how OEKO-TEX® provides tools for management and communication of safety and sustainability efforts Free to SDC members with discount code.

intermediate £20 Details

Colour Lifecycle Management – SDC webinar

Andreas Roth talked about Natific and how tools and services integrate seamlessly into existing processes to simplify the total colour lifecycle – from end to end. Free to SDC members with discount code.

intermediate £20 Details

There’s nothing small about embroidery – SDC webinar

Dr Susan Kay-Williams talked embroidery, it’s history and how it can embellish our everyday life.  Free to SDC members with discount code.

intermediate £20 Details

New Technology Series – Imogo – SDC webinar

Per Stenflo talked about imogo and how Digital Dyeing can make a difference in transforming textile dyeing in to a more sustainable process.  Free to SDC members with discount code.

intermediate £20 Details

Principles of Printed Textiles – webinar series

Pat Hardcastle and Trevor Larkins, focus on printed textiles along with the key criteria required for defining best fabric bases, colour specifications, production principles and points to be noted when fabric is submitted for bulk. Free to SDC members with discount code.

intermediate £20 Details

Colour in our Lives: creating spaces for our well-being – Webinar Series

This series of talks focuses on the importance of our association with art and colour and its impact on our environment. Our guests share their experiences, insight and personal relationship to the use of colour; so applicable to the challenges of the current global situation. Includes BSL interpreter as part of our inclusion policy.

Free to SDC members with discount code.

intermediate £20 Details

Colour in Stage and Costume Design – webinar series

Julane Sullivan, leading costume designer explained how colour helps inform an audience of production theme, time setting, geographic location, character status, relationships and personality, as well as guide the audience focus at specific moments in a production. Free to SDC members with discount code.

intermediate £20 Details

Colour and Vision – your entry to another world!

A fun and informative look at colour and vision and how this affects our perception and understanding of the world.

FREE TO COLLEGE MEMBERS 

foundation 30 minutes £10 Details

Textile Care Labelling – webinar series

Sue Bolton, leading textile consultant explained why we use symbols and not words, and the importance of accuracy in care labelling. The content is accessible to all levels. Free to SDC members with discount code.

foundation £20 Details

The Crutchley Archive – A Colourful Textile History – webinar series

Dr Anita Quye, Senior Lecturer in Conservation Science and Head of History of Art at the University of Glasgow introduced The Crutchley Archive and it’s importance. The content is accessible to all levels. Free to SDC members with discount code.

foundation £20 Details