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Fabric Designers

Overview

Fabric designers also called textile designers, create the different structures and looks of textiles and fabrics. They determine what type of fabrics and fibers to use for specific projects. They design patterns and prints, manipulate materials, and arrange colors and textures to create fabric. Individuals design fabric for clothing and accessories, furnishings, and household goods among other things. They may hand sketch designs and/or use computer software. They may work in conjunction with various other types of designers including fashion designers, pattern designers, and interior designers on projects.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Decline
Personality Traits

Artistic

Creative

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Head Designer

Fabric Designer

Assistant Fabric Designer

Textile Design Apprentice