Textiles, Merchandising, & Design
TXMD Course Projects
TXMD 1110 - Basic Design
Analysis, experiments and application of the elements and principles of design
Click to see "Textures Projects" from Fall 2012
Click to see "Styling & Color" group project from Spring 2012
TXMD 3120 / 2180 Textiles II
Offers an overview of quality control, analysis of fibers and fabrics involving chemical and physical testing.
TXMD 3110 - Fashion Promotion
Offers an overview of the sales promotion process in relation to the fashion industry; emphasis on advertising, visual merchandising, special events and fashion show production.
TXMD 3220 - Pattern Making I
TXMD 3300 Clothing II
Explores us of and development of wearable art as an aid in developing design concepts.
Click to see "Personal Inspiration Boards" from Spring 2012 class.
Click to view Garments from Spring 2012
TXMD 3370 & 4370 - Fashion Illustration and Advanced Fash. Illustration
TXMD 3370 explores skill development using various techniques. TXMD 4370 further explores the color rendering techniques using markers and colored pencils.
TXMD 4320 - CAD II
nD Festival 2011 Design Competition Entries
TXMD 4220 - Computer-Aided Apparel Design I
Students create projects using computer-aided software relating to apparel and textile designs.
Click to see 2010 designs
"Bras for a Cause" Annual Event
The Textiles, Merchandising & Design students have been helping to promote Breast Cancer Awareness with local business Penny's Closet, owned by Penny Bolton. The Introduction to Fashion classes are given the charge to combine the fashion industry with social learning responsibility. TXMD students have participated in "Bras for a Cause" the past three years designing unique garments to reflect and highlight the importance of cancer awareness.
"Art is Essential"
Click below to see the video that the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce: Arts in Rutherford Committee have produced to promote the arts in Rutherford County. Felting work by TXMD faculty, Ms. Nancy Oxford, is shown in the video at 5:33.
Art is Essential video by Rutherford Country Chamber of Commerce
Peace Felt 2010
Textile, Merchandising & Design students participated in Peace Felt 2010 with the guidance of Ms. Nancy Oxford. Each student felted individual pieces that were combined together to form a wall hanging symbolizing peace in other countries. Each student chose a country to research symbols that represented peace for that country. Russia, China, the Netherlands, Japan, Ireland and Scotland were only a few of the countries presented
Arts for Education
"Arts for Education" is sponsored by Business Education Partnership to support and promote training programs for Murfreesboro City and Rutherford County students entering the business world. Funding is received from local businesses in the area.
"Little Black Book"
Various TXMD student projects from Spring and Fall 2010 semesters.
Fiber in the Boro
The "Fiber in the Boro" festival brings together knitters, spinners and other textile arts vendors. Click to see images from the 2011 festival
Fleece on the Duck (river) Fiber Guild
Ms. Nancy Oxford and TXMD students joined the April 2012 meeting, sharing items they had made from felting. Click to see the newsletter covering the event.
ECOuture 2012. Click to see recycled designs by TXMD students.
Alycia Gillaspie, an apparel design major, won the "Project OR- Cycle 10" challenge at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market held in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Felting work by Ms. Nancy Oxford was exhibited in The Best of Tennessee Craft: The 2012 TACA Biennial. Click to see her "Dizzy Dottie" work that was displayed.
Dr. Lauren Rudd is presented the 2011 Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology by Dr. Bartel, Provost.
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Family & Consumer Studies
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Textiles, Merchandising & Design
Interior Design Application Packet
Interior Design Entrance Packet
Textiles, Merchandising, & Design Application Packet
TXMD Entrance Application Packet