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  • Advances in Knitting Technologyby K F Au

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 230.00

    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...

  • Mend & Make Fabulousby Denise Wild

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 19.99

    Give your clothes a new lease on life! Showing how to take classic mending techniques one step further to add personality and style to clothes, Mend & Make Fabulous is a uniquely comprehensive resource that combines visual inspiration with practical advice for the fashion-conscious sewer. The ability to repair and restore clothes is priceless,... 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 These systems are frequently based on outdated anthropometric data, they lack standard labelling, and they generally do not accommodate the wide variations of body sizes and proportions that exist in the...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$ 245.00

    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$ 265.00

    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 C. Fairhurst

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 245.00

    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$ 270.00

    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...

  • Snug as a Bugby Melanie McNeice

    F+W Media 2013; US$ 12.99

    Discover a colorful world of adorable bugs and pretty flowers with this fun collection of sewn gifts! Whether it's a pretty butterfly mobile for a new arrival, a cute snail toy for a little boy or a handy ladybug bag for a girl, there's something to delight kids of all ages. There's even a fantastic applique quilt that is sure to become a treasured... more...

  • Snug as a Bugby Melanie McNeice

    F+W Media 2013; US$ 12.99

    Discover a colourful world of adorable bugs and pretty flowers with this fun collection of sewn gifts! Whether it?s a pretty butterfly mobile for a new arrival, a cute snail toy for a little boy or a handy ladybug bag for a girl, there?s something to delight kids of all ages. There?s even a fantastic applique quilt that is sure to become a treasured... more...

  • Knitting Technologyby D J Spencer

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 95.00

    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...