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- Wiley 2012; US$ 52.99
This fourth edition of Metric Pattern Cutting for Children’s Wear and Babywear remains the standard text book but has three majorimprovements. First, the sections have been re-organised to reflect changes in producing and marketing children’s clothes. Today’s popularity of easy-fitting styles and knitted fabrics means that basic... more...
- 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 These systems are frequently based on outdated anthropometric data, they lack standard labelling, and they generally do not accommodate the wide variations of body sizes and proportions that exist in the...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...
- 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...
- Book Enclave 2008; US$ 45.00
It has been hard to attempt to sustain a global view while writing this book. Whatever the failings, we feel confident that the condensing of the subject into one useful set of references will provide something that has not been available before. Probably more a book to dip into than one to read end-to-end, we hope also that the diversity of materials... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 45.00
Build the knowledge and understanding of garment technology essential to any designer In today's competitive fashion industry, it is essential that designers have a working understanding of garment technology. This 2nd edition has been comprehensively updated, with in-depth information on stitches, guides and attachments and sewing techniques, all... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00
Composite nonwovens are versatile materials with a range of applications. This book reviews fibre types used in these materials, manufacturing processes, structure and physical properties. It also reviews applications in such areas as absorbent hygiene products (e.g. diapers) and wipes. Systematic and comprehensive information on composite nonwovens... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 265.00
As consumer demands for specific attributes in their textiles increase and global competition intensifies, it is important that the industry finds ways of engineering certain performance requirements into textiles and apparel. This book reviews how fabrics and garments can be engineered to meet technical performance and other characteristics required... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 215.00
The era of mass manufacturing of clothing and other textile products is coming to an end; what is emerging is a post-industrial production system that is able to achieve the goal of mass-customised, low volume production, where the conventional borders between product design, production and user are beginning to merge. To continue developing knowledge... more...