Textile Design Lesson Plan

Instructor: Christopher Muscato

Chris has a master's degree in history and teaches at the University of Northern Colorado.

With this lesson plan, your students will learn about the methods and processes of textile design. They will then have the opportunity to discuss these ideas as small groups and with partners.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Define textile art and textile design
  • Evaluate the methods and considerations that go into textile design
  • Explain and discuss the processes of textile design amongst peers


Two classes of 45-60 minutes each

Curriculum Standards


Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that relate the current discussion to broader themes or larger ideas; actively incorporate others into the discussion; and clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions.


Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.



  • Textile
  • Textiles arts
  • Textile design


  • As a class, define the concepts of textiles and textile arts. Ask if there are any examples in this room. Write their answers on the board.
  • Now, discuss the following:
    • What do you think goes into designing a textile?
    • What elements/factors do textile designers have to consider?
    • How could function impact the design of a textile?

To unlock this lesson you must be a Study.com Member.
Create your account

Register to view this lesson

Are you a student or a teacher?

Unlock Your Education

See for yourself why 30 million people use Study.com

Become a Study.com member and start learning now.
Become a Member  Back
What teachers are saying about Study.com
Try it risk-free for 30 days

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? Study.com has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Create an account to start this course today
Try it risk-free for 30 days!
Create an account