Fabric Glossary

Fabric Glossary

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For courses in Fashion Design/Production; Interior Design; Clothing and Textiles; and Visual Merchandising.Fabric Glossary-a companion text to Fabric Reference-features one- to three-page descriptions of major "name fabrics" and categories, plus detailed listings of which fabrics are suitable for many end uses in both clothing and interiors. Over 125 main Fabric Files discuss all aspects of fabric makeup-fibers typically used, characteristics of yarn and fabric construction, plus the significance of finishing procedures, including coloring by dyeing and printing, to define some 600 names and terms.show more

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  • Paperback | 293 pages
  • 218.2 x 254 x 20.1mm | 806.19g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130105740
  • 9780130105745

Table of contents

I. OVERVIEW. Guide to Using This Glossary. Fiber Families. Range of Fabric Weights-Sheer to Heavy. Fabrics According to End-Use Categories. II. FABRIC FILES. Notes on Using Fabric Files. Notes on Mounting Swatches. Fabric Files. References and Resources. Index.show more

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