Fashion and Textile Design | Math in the Middle of Design


Learn how mathematics is used in the area of fashion and textile design. The team has a sewing machine, a pattern and the materials. Patterns help make sure the outfit is the correct size and fits properly.

Meet Jhane Barnes, an innovative textile and fashion designer, who uses mathematics in her designs for clothing and furniture.

Meet Jimmy Rogers, a retail buyer. He explains how he predicts what types of clothing will be in style in the future. He mentions that often referring back to the fashion cycle helps determines what will be successful. The fashion cycle is a bell-shaped curve.