Textile Laboratory

Textile laboratory

Malūnų str. 5, Vilnius

Head of laboratory Vladas Daškevičius

Mob. 8 675 85611 vladas.daskevicius@vda.lt
Specialist for practical training of students Aleksas Gailieša Mob. 8 606 55697 aleksas.gailiesa@vda.lt

Sewing / knitting room. Room No. 229

The room specializes in sewing, embroidery, knitting and felting on the fabric  technologies.

The room is equipped with:

  • Professional cutting table
  • Household sewing machine
  • Single needle household felting machine
  • Knitting machines (classes 3 and 5)
  • Ironing table
  • Household single needle computer embroidery machine
  • Industrial 15-needle computer embroidery machine
  • There are two computers with pre-recorded computer embroidery programs.

Dyeing room. Room No. 175

The room specializes in fabric  dyeing, wool felting, fiber dyeing and pulp technologies.

The room is equipped with:

  • Professional electric four-burner stove
  • Bath for screen printing
  • Screen printing networks
  • Household electric washing machine
  • Household electric dryer
  • Hair dryer / blower

Big weaving room. Room No. 166

The room specializes in classical and derived weaving technologies. For weaving preparatory work. For tuft sewing / embroidery (tufting) technology. The large space of the room provides an opportunity to realize large-scale creative ideas.

The room is equipped with:

  • Height-adjustable vertical weaving frames
  • Height-adjustable vertical frames for base tensioning technology
  • Four-shaft horizontal weaving loom (maximum weaving width 50 cm.)
  • Electric machines for tufting technology (cut fluff, uncut fluff, fluff cutting, fluff smoothing)
  • Means for preparation of the weaving process (vertical, horizontal throwers, gaps, chips, shooters, stretchers).

Small weaving room. Room No. 232

The room specializes in classical and derived weaving technologies. For weaving preparatory work. For multilayer weaving.

The room is equipped with:

  • Four-shaft horizontal weaving loom(maximum weaving width 120 cm)
  • Four-shaft horizontal weaving loom (maximum weaving width 100 cm)
  • Horizontal weaving loom TOIKA 32 shaft, with two warp rollers, with computerized weaving control program (maximum weaving width 120 cm)
  • Horizontal weaving loom TOIKA 16 shaft with computerized weaving control program (maximum weaving width 80 cm)
  • There are three stationery computers with recorded computer weaving programs.

Each room can comfortably accommodate up to eight students at a time. If you have practical questions about working with technologies, you can contact the laboratory employee  by e-mail aleksas.gailiesa@vda.lt

Students of all departments of the Vilnius Academy of Arts and employees of the Vilnius Academy of Arts can carry out their creative activities in these premises, compatible with the study process, by making a prior reservation, or requesting a specialist consultation, you can contact the Head of the Textile Laboratory by e-mail vladas.daskevicius@vda.lt

Textile laboratory work rules