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A fashion and textiles course can lead to a number of job opportunities, from designing a line for a runway show to running stylish, dynamic displays as a visual merchandiser. Qualifications in fashion and textiles can lead to a job as a fashion designer, buyer, stylist, pattern maker, or wardrobe supervisor. The average weekly salary for a fashion designer is $1, you're just starting out in your fashion and textiles career, want to gain more qualifications, add to your previous experience, or simply broaden your horizons, TAFE NSW offers a wide variety of courses at a number of levels to suit you. TAFE courses in the area include Visual Arts, Design Fundamentals, Introduction to Textiles, Applied Fashion Design and Technology, Applied Fashion Design and Merchandising and Pattern Modification with Commercial Patterns.
Furthermore, political revolution also made much impact on the fashion trend. For example, during the 1960s the economy had become wealthier, divorce rate was increasing and government approved the birth control pill . This revolution inspired younger generation to rebellion. In 1964, the leg-baring miniskirt has become a major fashion trend of the 1960s. Given that fashion designers began to experiment with the shapes of garment, loose sleeveless, micro-minis, flared skirts, and trumpet sleeves. In this case, mini-skirt trend became an icon of the 1960s.
Textile BA Courses offer pathways which include combinations of Print, Knit, Weave, Stitch.