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Textiles and fashion : materials, design and technology

Author: Rose Sinclair; Textile Institute (Manchester, England),
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Waltham, MA, USA : Woodhead Publishing in association with the Textile Institute, [2015]
Series: Woodhead publishing in textiles, no. 126.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This textbook is intended for those studying A-levels, diplomas or undergraduate programs that focus on textiles and fashion. It provides a clear and systematic approach to the fundamentals of topics such as textile fibres, fabric manufacture, textile dyeing, apparel design and manufacture. Developments such as environmental and sustainability, smart textiles and the integration of technology into the textile and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rose Sinclair; Textile Institute (Manchester, England),
ISBN: 9781845699314 1845699319
OCLC Number: 900825281
Description: xlvii, 845 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Understanding textile fibres and their properties : what is a textile fibre? --
Natural textile fibres : vegetable fibres --
Natural textile fibres : animal and silk fibres --
Synthetic textile fibers : regenerated cellulose fibers --
Synthetic textile fibres : polyamide, polyester and aramid fibres --
Synthetic textile fibres : polyolefin, elastomeric and acrylic fibres --
Synthetic textile fibres : non-polymer fibres --
Conversion of fibre to yarn : an overview --
Fibre to yarn : staple-yarn spinning --
Fibre to yarn : filament yarn spinning --
Yarn to fabric : weaving --
Yarn to fabric : knitting --
Fibre to fabric : nonwoven fabrics --
Yarn to fabric : specialist fabric structures --
Yarn to fabric : intelligent textiles --
Fabric finishing : joining fabrics using stitched seams --
Joining fabrics : fastenings --
Fabric finishing : pretreatment/textile wet processing --
Fabric finishing : dyeing and colouring --
Fabric finishing : printing textiles --
Applications of textile products --
Sustainable textile production --
Material culture : social change, culture, fashion and textiles in Europe --
Fashion and culture : global culture and fashion --
Fashion and the fashion industry --
Visual design techniques for fashion --
Computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) of apparel and other textile products --
Adding functionality to garments --
Improving the comfort of garments --
The marketing of fashion --
The care of apparel products.
Series Title: Woodhead publishing in textiles, no. 126.
Responsibility: edited by Rose Sinclair.
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This major textbook is designed for students studying textiles and fashion at higher and undergraduate level, as well as those needing a comprehensive and authoritative overview of textile materials  Read more...

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