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  • Sew Cute to Carryby Melanie McNeice

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 24.99

    You can never have too many bags and this collection from Melly McNeice is the perfect inspiration to make a few more! The book is packed with bag designs for all occasions including totes, clutch bags and handbags, together with the more practical 'sleepover' bag, back pack and ubiquitous nappy changing bag. Full sized pull out patterns are included... 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 These systems are frequently based on outdated anthropometric data, they lack standard labelling, and they generally do not accommodate the wide variations of body sizes and proportions that exist in the...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...

  • 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...

  • Intelligent Textiles and Clothingby H Mattila

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 290.00

    The use of intelligent textiles in clothing is an exciting new field with wide-ranging applications. Intelligent textiles and clothing summarises some of the main types of intelligent textiles and their uses. Part one of the book reviews phase change materials (PCM), their role in such areas as thermal regulation and ways they can be integrated into... more...

  • Clothing Biosensory Engineeringby Y Li; A S W Wong

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 270.00

    Human sensory perception of clothing involves a series of complex interactive processes, including physical responses to external stimuli, neurophysiological processes for decoding stimuli through the biosensory and nervous systems inside the body, neural responses to psychological sensations, and psychological processes for formulating preferences... more...

  • Textile-led Design for the Active Ageing Populationby J. McCann; David Bryson

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 295.00

    Despite the world?s aging population, suitable clothing for the older community is a largely neglected area. This book considers the needs of the growing number of active older people and investigates how recent developments in textiles, fibres, finishes, design and integrated technology can be deployed to serve this group and improve quality of life.... more...

  • 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...

  • Little Girls, Big Styleby Mary Abreu

    C&T Publishing 2010; US$ 17.99

    With 23 projects in sizes 2-6, you can create a closet full of clothes for any little girl in your life. Everything you need to learn is here, from the basic sewing to the stylish finishing. It's all about handmade! more...

  • Fast, Fun & Easy Fabric Critter Bagsby Mary Link

    C&T Publishing 2007; US$ 11.99

    Cuddly animal lunch bags, pillowcases, pouches, and gift bags you can make in less than a day! more...