Category : Design
Editor : Fairchild Books
ISBN : 1501328603
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Category : Textile fabrics
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ISBN : 1501311239
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Language : en
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With the increasing emphasis on textiles as a major global industry, this edition continues the tradition of meeting the needs of both students and professionals. Amongst other new material, Cohen and Johnson address the effect of textiles and textile products on the environment throughout the text.

Category : Design
Editor : Laurence King Publishing
ISBN : 1780672330
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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This easily navigable resource provides over 125 swatches of the most recognized and widely used varieties of fabric, including natural fabrics such as cottons, silks, wools, and linens as well as artificial and synthetic fabrics like acetates, lyocells, nylons, and metallics to encourage consideration of not just the aesthetic appeal of various fabrics but also their structure, feel, and weight. Bound into a hardcover book, with descriptions and contextual illustrations alongside them, the fabrics are in their raw state, before bleaching, dying, or finishing, so that their properties can be observed without the distraction of color or pattern. With information on fibers, basic construction of fabrics, weights, construction, and weave comparison, the book will help student fashion designers to make informed textile choices based upon an understanding of raw materials together with the processes that make up a fabric. A useful glossary defines key terminology. The book will be useful for anyone who works with fabrics and is the ideal companion to the Fabric for Fashion book.

Category : Crafts & Hobbies
Editor : Abrams
ISBN : 9781613128725
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 184
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“Designers, we’re going to Mood!” More than 10 years ago, Tim Gunn and Project Runway introduced millions of viewers to New York’s ultimate fabric mecca, Mood Fabrics. Now, the experts behind this fabric power- house bring their fabric and fashion know-how—plus their behind-the-scenes stories—to the sewing public. The Mood Guide to Fabric and Fashion is the ultimate guide for home-sewers, fashion students, aspiring designers, and Project Runway fans who want to learn everything they need to know to choose and use quality fabric. Drawing upon the expertise of the Mood staff, the book teaches readers the fundamentals—from where fabric is produced to the ins and outs of its construction—and features a fabric-by-fabric guide to cottons and other plant fibers, wools, silks, knits, and other specialty fabrics.

Category : Design
Editor : Laurence King Publishing
ISBN : 9781780675138
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 272
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Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide is the only book specifically for fashion designers to explain the behaviour and properties of different fabrics. Fashion design is largely determined by how the fabrics work, move, feel and look. The most successful fashion designers are those who understand their materials, who match design skill with technical knowledge. This book bridges that gap by providing a mix of practical information and industry vocabulary, visually examining generic fabric types, discussing the characteristics of fabrics and showing how to exploit materials to push the boundaries of design. With stunning colour photographs that show how fashion designers, both past and present, have worked with fabrics, the book’s prime objective is to stimulate creative exploration of the relationship of fabrics to fashion.

Category : Design
Editor : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN : 9781501328565
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics is an all-in-one text and swatch book that focuses on the unique needs of students in fashion design, apparel merchandising, and product development.

Category : Architecture
Editor : Fairchild Books
ISBN : 1501306006
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 242
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Swatch Reference Guide for Interior Design is a complete learning tool for interior fabrics. An all-in-one text and swatch book, it is replete with 145 contemporary swatches relevant to the field of interior design. This reference offers all the pertinent information needed for fabric identification, analysis, acquisition, and usage. Through the text and assembly of the kit, readers will learn all the essential performance properties of fibers, knits, finishes, and more. This resource will be an invaluable tool throughout any interior designer's career.

Category : Crafts & Hobbies
Editor : Stewart Tabori & Chang
ISBN : WISC:89087962403
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 436
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A guidebook on color and pattern concepts is designed to be a reference for a variety of decoration, fashion, and craft needs, providing more than four hundred fabric patterns culled from the nation's largest textile library and featuring additional text on the origins and typical uses of each pattern type. Original.

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Editor : Laurence King
ISBN : 1913947610
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 100
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Editor : Fairchild Books
ISBN : 9781501373244
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Language : en
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This all-in-one text and swatch book offers current and high-quality fashion fabric samples alongside vital information about the fabrics. Step-by-step instructions and hands-on assignments help students to apply their knowledge about fabric identification and use for specific garments.