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  • The Bag Making Bibleby Lisa Lam

    F+W Media 2010; US$ 24.99

    The ultimate practical guide to sewing fabulous bags from expert Lisa Lam! Detailed photographs illustrate every technique in this unique book, from choosing fabric to inserting fastenings Expert tips, trade secrets and inspirational advice result in professional and beautiful results A capsule wardrobe of eight exclusive designs features... more...

  • The Cut of Men's Clothesby Norah Waugh

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    This book traces the evolution of the style of men's dress through a sequence of diagrams accurately scaled down from patterns of actual garments, many of them rare museum specimens. The plates have been selected with the same purpose. Some are photographs of suits for which diagrams have also been given; others, reproduced from paintings and old prints,... more...

  • Advances in Knitting Technologyby K F Au

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 240.00

    Knitted textiles and apparel represent approximately one third of the global textile market. This book provides an updated reference to Knitting technology, with specific focus on the developments in knitted fabric production and textile applications. The first set of chapters begin with a brief review of the fundamental principles of knitting, including... more...

  • Crafting by Conceptsby sarah-marie belcastro; Carolyn Yackel

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 43.95

    Introduction: Welcome Back Prologue Chapter Structure Research Update A Note for Educators How to Use This Book Conclusion Knit Knit Revolution Overview Mathematics Teaching Ideas Crafting Revolutionary Hats Generalized Helix Striping Overview Mathematics Teaching Ideas Crafting a Helix Striped Spiral Nightcap and Bed Socks A Knitted Cross-Cap... more...

  • Knitting Technologyby D J Spencer

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 97.95

    The third edition of Knitting Technology, widely recognised as the definitive text on the subject, has been thoroughly revised and updated to include all the latest developments. Beginning with the fundamental principles and moving on to more advanced aspects, it combines in a single comprehensive volume the basics of warp and weft knitting, fabric... more...

  • Sizing in Clothingby S Ashdown

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 265.00

    The basic concepts behind sizing systems currently used in the manufacture of ready-to-wear garments were originally developed in the 19th century. These systems are frequently based on outdated anthropometric data, they lack standard labelling, and they generally do not accommodate the wide variations of body sizes and proportions that exist in the... more...

  • Clothing Appearance and Fitby J Fan; W Yu; L Hunter

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 255.00

    Fashion and beauty have helped shape history and today more than ever, we find ourselves under increasing pressure to think about what we wear, what we look good in and how best to enhance our body shape and size. Behind this seemingly superficial industry, however, lies a technical thinking firmly grounded in science and technology. In one fully comprehensive... more...

  • Textiles in Sportby Roshan Shishoo

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 275.00

    The technical developments in the sports clothing industry has resulted in the use of functional textiles for highly-specialised performances in different sports. Developments include thermal and functional properties and coated and laminated clothes. With bio- and smart materials providing such a strong focus in the textile industry generally, companies... more...

  • Advances in Apparel Productionby Catherine Fairhurst

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 255.00

    Apparel production is a complex process often involving an international supply chain which must respond rapidly to the changing needs and tastes of consumers. This important book discusses the technological improvements which are transforming the speed, flexibility and productivity of the industry. The first part of the book reviews advances in apparel... more...

  • Smart Clothes and Wearable Technologyby J. McCann; David Bryson

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 285.00

    Smart clothes and wearable technology is a relatively novel and emerging area of interdisciplinary research within the fashion, textile, electronics and related industries. This book provides a comprehensive review of the end-user?s requirements and the technologies and materials available for the design and production of smart clothing. Part one... more...