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Clothing manufacture, dressmaking

  • Crafting by Conceptsby sarah-marie belcastro; Carolyn Yackel

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 44.95

    From the editors of the popular Making Mathematics with Needlework , this book presents projects that highlight the relationship between types of needlework and mathematics. Chapters start with accessible overviews presenting the interplay between mathematical concepts and craft expressions. Following sections explain the mathematics in more detail,... more...

  • Die Kunst der Schuheby Marie-Josèphe Bossan

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    Was gibt es wohl Banaleres als ein Paar Schuhe?Dennoch kennt heutzutage die Hälfte der Menschheit den Gebrauchvon Schuhen gar nicht. In einer Welt, in der der Schuh einKonsumobjekt geworden ist, haben wir längst vergessen, dass unsereUrgroßeltern ihre guten Schuhe nur zu besonderen Anlässen trugen.Die Industrie hat ihre Pflicht erfüllt, indem sie eine... more...

  • The Story of Lingerieby Muriel Barbier

    Parkstone International 2015; US$ 9.95

    What is the social merit or purpose of all those bras and panties on perfectly sculpted bodies that we see spread across billboards and magazines? Many women indulge in lingerie to please men. Yet, ever since Antiquity, women have always kept lingerie hidden away under outer garments. Thus, lingerie must be more than erotic bait. Authors Muriel... more...

  • Sustainable Apparelby Richard Blackburn

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 315.00

    Sustainability is an issue that increasingly concerns all those involved in the apparel industry, including textile manufacturers, apparel designers, retailers and consumers. This important book covers recent advances and novel technologies in the key areas of production, processing and recycling of apparel. Part One addresses sustainable finishing... more...

  • Braided Structures and Compositesby Sohel Rana; Raul Fangueiro

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 94.95

    Braiding is a very old textile manufacturing technology that traditionally has been used to produce items like ropes, shoe laces, and cables. Recently, braiding has gained attention in the medical, aerospace, transportation, and civil engineering communities, among others, due to its ability to produce structures that can fulfill the explicit demands... more...

  • Boutique Bagsby Sue Kim

    C&T Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99

    Hit the town with chic, modern bags for any occasion! With 19 fashionable projects, from a metal-framed clutch to a ruffled carryall, you'll have a match for every outfit. Learn to sew darts, ruffles, and other design elements for a professional finish. Make multiples of your favorites and see for yourself how a simple change in fabric offers a whole... more...

  • Bias-Cut Dressmakingby Gillian Holman

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 28.99

    Bias-cut Dressmaking is the best easy-to-follow guide to bias-cut clothes. It provides step-by-step instructions and diagrams for making over 40 items of clothing that are cut on the bias. The bias-cut technique is used by designers for cutting clothing to utilize the greater stretch in the bias or diagonal direction of the fabric. This allows the... more...

  • Knits for Real Peopleby Susan Neall; Pati Palmer

    Palmer/Pletsch Publishing 2015; US$ 17.99

    Susan Neall is the tour coordinator for Sew Inspirational Events. She is a former editor for Australian Stitches magazine and a former craft consultant for Better Homes & Gardens magazine. Pati Palmer is the CEO of Palmer/Pletsch Publishing, a designer and consultant for the McCall Pattern Company, and an author of Fit for Real People , ... more...

  • Textiles for Sportswearby Roshan Shishoo

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 315.00

    Textiles for Sportswear is an important book that systematically covers key trends in design and materials, the use of novel and smart fabrics, and a range of specific applications. The book begins by surveying the principles of textile applications in sport, including design, materials, and production technology. The uses of smart textiles in... more...

  • Garment Manufacturing Technologyby Rajkishore Nayak; Rajiv Padhye

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 285.00

    Garment Manufacturing Technology provides an insiders' look at this multifaceted process, systematically going from design and production to finishing and quality control. As technological improvements are transforming all aspects of garment manufacturing allowing manufacturers to meet the growing demand for greater productivity and flexibility,... more...