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Sizing in clothing : developing effective sizing systems for ready-to-wear clothing

Author: S P Ashdown
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC ; Cambridge : Woodhead, ©2007.
Series: Woodhead publishing in textiles.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the history of sizing systems and their affect on the mass production of ready-to-wear clothing. This book reviews methods for constructing fresh sizing systems and the standardization of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S P Ashdown
ISBN: 9780849390982 0849390982
OCLC Number: 804389185
Description: xix, 384 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTIONHISTORY OF SIZING SYSTEMS AND READY-TO-WEAR, W. AldrickIntroductionThe Emergence of Sizing SystemsThe Beginning of Systematic Pattern Construction and SizingThe Impact of Fashion on the Development of Standard Sizing for Women's Ready-to-Wear GarmentsMethods of Sizing for the Emerging Mass-Production of Clothing for MenSizing for the Mass-Production of Clothing in the first Half of the Twentieth CenturySizing for the Mass-Production of Clothing in the Second Half of the Twentieth CenturyReflectionReferencesCREATING SIZING OPTIONS, A. PetrovaIntroductionBasis of Existing International Sizing Systems: State of Existing Sizing Systems in the Industry and Unification of SizingProposed Methods for Creating Sizing SystemsChanging and Adjusting Sizing SystemsFuture TrendsSources of Further Information and AdviceReferencesSIZING AND STANDARDIZATION, K.L. LaBatIntroductionStandardization of SizesStandardization of Size DesignationsInternational Sizing StandardsFuture TrendsSources of Further Information and AdviceReferencesSIZING SYSTEMS, FIT MODELS, AND TARGET MARKETS, J. BougourdIntroductionThe Apparel Product Development and Production ProcessesMarketingA Priori SegmentationA Posteriori SegmentationTarget MarketingFit ModelsFuture TrendsReferencesPATTERN GRADING AND SPECIFICATIONS, N.A. SchofieldIntroductionHistorical BackgroundGrading ProcessExamination of the Relationship between Grade Rules and Associated Body MeasurementsGrading Assumptions that are the Actual Basis for Grade-RulesGoals of GradingConclusions and ImplicationsFuture Trends and PossibilitiesSources of Further Information and AdviceReferencesFUNCTION, FIT, AND SIZING, H. Daanen and P. ReffeltrathIntroductionHuman Performance in Clothing SystemsFitThermal Aspects of FitConclusionsSources of Further Information and AdviceAcknowledgementsReferencesCOMMUNICATION OF SIZING AND FIT, J. Chun-YoonIntroductionCommunications from Manufacturer to ConsumerCommunications from Consumer to ManufacturerImpact of New TechnologiesFuture TrendsSources of Further Information and AdviceReferencesMASS CUSTOMIZATION AND SIZING, S. LokerIntroductionStrategies and Technologies for Mass Customized SizingBody Measurement Selection and ApplicationFuture TrendsSources of Further Information and AdviceReferencesMATERIALS AND SIZING, D. BransonIntroductionFit Judgement FrameworkNon-Stretch MaterialsStretch MaterialsEffect of Material Properties on Fit and SizingFit AssessmentFuture TrendsSources of Further Information and AdviceReferencesSIZING FOR THE MILITARY, W. ToddIntroductionFit and Sizing for Protection of the Military Wearer for the Mission ThreatMilitary Sizing SystemsSizing for Military PopulationsGetting the Right Size at the Right Time and Right PlaceFuture TrendsAcknowledgementsSources of Further Information and AdviceReferencesSIZING AND CLOTHING AESTHETICS, V.D. LewisIntroductionFashionSize and ScaleFit, Size, and Reforming the BodySize as SpectacleMenswear and SizeThe Perfect BodyBeauty, the Individual and the Fashion ImageConclusionsReferencesSIZING FOR THE HOME SEWING INDUSTRY, S. AshdownIntroductionThe Development of the Home Sewing Pattern IndustryThe Development of Sizing for the Home Sewing PatternMeasurements and Sizes of Paper PatternsAltering Patterns to FitSummary and Future TrendsSources of Further Information and AdviceReferencesPRODUCTION SYSTEMS, GARMENT SPECIFICATIONS, AND SIZING, S. AshdownIntroductionQuality Control and SpecificationsPreproduction: Design and PatternmakingPreproduction: Marker MakingPreproduction: Fabric Testing and ApprovalSpreadingCutting and BundlingInterfacings and SewingFinishing and LabellingProduction: Standards and SpecificationsDistributionFuture DevelopmentsSources for Further Information and AdviceReferences
Series Title: Woodhead publishing in textiles.
Responsibility: edited by S.P. Ashdown.

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