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A Guide to Fabrics' Properties, Characteristics, and Garment-Design Potential
2nd Edition

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Here's the fabric and textile directory that fashion designers have been longing for! This book will help you find the fabrics that suit the affects you want to achieve, show you how the fabric will perform, and recommend ways of using it. This new edition has information that is key to industry professionals (including designers and owners of fashion businesses) and explains textile issues and their impact on the environment. Find the perfect fabric for every design:
  • Do you want a fabric for structure, drape, added volume, definition, or decoration? Do you want something that clings or a silhouette? Do you want a finish that is simple and pretty or lustrous and magnificent? The directory is organized by function, so you'll always be able to find exactly what you need
  • Each fabric in the directory is accompanied by color photos of samples that illustrate its properties, helping you understand how and why a particular fabric is suitable for specific items of apparel
  • At the back of the book you will discover essential field guides to fiber properties, weaves, knits, weights, characteristics, and care advice

About The Author:
Gail Baugh teaches textiles and merchandising at both San Francisco State University and the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. She has extensive fashion industry experience, particularly in global product development and sourcing for large retail chains.


Flexibinding / 320 Pages / 7 13/16 x 9 / 2018

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