Fashion Design Program

IADT (Fashion Design), located a few miles from downtown Detroit, houses four areas of specialization: Fashion Design for Women's wear, Men's wear and Children's wear, Textile design, Knitwear design and Fashion Merchandising and Marketing. Facilities include (3) 10-yard textile repeating print tables, 300 silk screens, Industrial Heat transfer Press, Yardage steamer, a Vacuum table, 10 single harness-weaving looms, 11 pattern drafting tables, digital pattern drafting table and plotter, 75 collapsible dress forms, 11 industrial steaming and pressing stations, 45 Industrial sewing machines, including single needle, flat lock and over lockers. The department also provides 2 Stoll America Industrial Knitting production machines, 16 single bed and 10 double bed knitting machines, 2 industrial linkers and 2 domestic linkers.