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Technical seminar on ‘Sewing and Embroidery Threads’ held at FDDI, Chennai campus

A technical seminar on ‘Sewing and Embroidery Threads’ was held at Footwear Design & Development Institute (FDDI), Chennai campus on 26th August 2022 at its auditorium.

It was organized with the objective to equip the students with the technical knowledge of sewing threads which plays a significant role in improving the shop-floor productivity and the product quality especially in footwear & allied industry.

Mr. Prakash Radhakrishnan, Manager - Technical Advisory Service and Marketing, AMANN Group was the key resource person of the seminar. AMANN has been one of the leading international manufacturers of high-quality sewing threads, embroidery threads and smart yarns.


He briefed about the thread materials processing and properties of sewing threads, thread construction, thread types, sizes and uses of seams and said that the way the thread is used may be functional or decorative, but in either case using the right thread is important to the end results.

More than 150 participants including students from all the batches of B.Des FDP and B.Des FD staff members, faculties and footwear industrial personals attended this informative session.