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For courses in Textile Science, Textiles, Textile Fundamentals, Introduction to Textiles, Textiles for Interiors, or other courses that focus on basic textiles.This popular text, now in its ninth edition, considers textiles as the materials used to create apparel, furnishings, and industrial products. It approaches textiles from a product analysis approach, uses terminology as professionals would, and provides examples to illustrate key concepts. Summary tables and flow charts are included to help students understand similarities and differences among textiles.
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  • Hardback | 421 pages
  • 210.82 x 279.4 x 22.86mm | 1,133.98g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 9th edition
  • 0130254436
  • 9780130254436

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO TEXTILES. 1. Introduction. 2. Product Development from a Textile Perspective. II. FIBERS. 3. Textile Fibers and Their Properties. 4. Natural Cellulosic Fibers. 5. Natural Protein Fibers. 6. The Fiber Manufacturing Process. 7. Manufactured Regenerated Fibers. 8. Synthetic Fibers. 9. Special-Use Fibers. III. YARNS. 10. Yarn Processing. 11. Yarn Classification. IV. FABRICATION. 12. Basic Weaves and Fabrics. 13. Fancy Weaves and Fabrics. 14. Knitting and Knit Fabrics. 15. Other Fabrication Methods. V. FINISHING. 16. Finishing: An Overview. 17. Aesthetic Finishes. 18. Special-Purpose Finishes. 19. Dyeing and Printing. VI. OTHER ISSUES RELATED TO TEXTILES. 20. Care of Textile Products. 21. Legal and Environmental Concerns. 22. Career Exploration. Appendix A: Fiber Names in Other Languages. Appendix B: Fibers No Longer Produced in the United States. Appendix C: Selected Trade Names. Glossary. Index.
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