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Modern textiles: using technical textiles in your classroom

The profile of modern materials in textiles is becoming increasingly important particularly with the developments in the key stage 3 and 4 curriculum.These changes reflect the changing nature of the textiles industry, with the UK becoming a world leader in textiles developments, and the resulting career opportunities this offers young people....

Have you electrified your textiles curriculum?

You only have to look around our high street to realise that wearables and electronics in textiles are here to stay.A recent report by IDTechEx, a market research company who specialise in emerging technologies, forecasts that the market for e-textiles is currently worth $100 million and will grow to be worth $3 billion by 2026. Larger names are...