Understanding Fabrics

Encyclopedic in scope, this reference text supplies definitions of textile terms, and details the best methods to clean, dye, print, and finish fabrics.

Author: Debbie Ann Gioello

Publisher: Fairchild Books

ISBN: 0870053779

Category: Design

Page: 350

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Understanding Textiles

This book helps readers "understand "how the components of textiles--fiber, yarn, fabric, dye, and finish--contribute to the performance of products for specific end uses.

Author: Phyllis G. Tortora

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers

ISBN: MINN:31951D00521464X

Category: Textile fabrics

Page: 636

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This book helps readers "understand "how the components of textiles--fiber, yarn, fabric, dye, and finish--contribute to the performance of products for specific end uses. With a focus on the "why" behind the material, it encourages students to understand and predict textile properties and performance. This edition emphasizes the global environment and offers separate chapters in fiber properties; fabrics and structures; and nonwoven fabrics. Finishes are now separated into two chapters (physical/mechanical finishes and chemical finishes) and "Take a Closer" look sections bring an in-depth perspective to select chapter topics.
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Understanding Fabrics

This program is a fast paced introduction to fabric science. Viewers learn about fabrics that repair broken hearts, stop bullets, fight fire, stop water, and enable people to fly.

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ISBN: OCLC:1181889663

Category: Textile fabrics

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This program is a fast paced introduction to fabric science. Viewers learn about fabrics that repair broken hearts, stop bullets, fight fire, stop water, and enable people to fly. They tour a textile mill and watch raw acrylic become fabric. This program teaches how to recognise the basic weaves, how fibers become yarns, and how fabric is made by traditional hand looms as well as high speed computerised machines. (Learning Seed, USA).
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Understanding Textiles

This book helps readers understand how the components of textiles–fiber, yarn, fabric, dye, and finish–contribute to the performance of products for specific end uses.

Author: Billie J. Collier

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 0131187708

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 564

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This book helps readers understand how the components of textiles–fiber, yarn, fabric, dye, and finish–contribute to the performance of products for specific end uses. With a focus on the why behind the material, it encourages students to understand and predict textile properties and performance. This edition emphasizes the global environment and offers separate chapters in fiber properties; fabrics and structures; and nonwoven fabrics. Finishes are now separated into two chapters (physical/mechanical finishes and chemical finishes) and Take a Closer look sections bring an in-depth perspective to select chapter topics.
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All about Fabrics

... Introduction to Needlecraft Stephanie K. Holland. Chapter 3 Understanding
fabrics Fabric qualities ( 1 ) What qualities do we require. Testing the flammability
of different fabrics . Silk dresses for a royal wedding. 43 Chapter 3:
Understanding ...

Author: Stephanie K. Holland

Publisher:

ISBN: 0198327552

Category: Dressmaking

Page: 224

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A comprehensive book that examines the qualities of different fibres and fabrics and provides students with activities in which they can apply this information.
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Understanding and Using A Sewing Machine

Fabric shops, markets and vintage fabrics can all prove the stimulus for new
projects. ... The first steps will embrace understanding your sewing machine,
including winding the bobbin, threading the machine up correctly and adjusting
the ...

Author: Nicola Corrigan

Publisher: The Crowood Press

ISBN: 9781785005008

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 112

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Many people have a sewing machine tucked away in a corner, but little understanding of how to use it. With accessible and clear instructions, this book takes you on a journey, teaching and building upon basic skills to build up a repertoire of techniques and ideas, until you are a confident and creative sewer, able to design and adapt your own ideas and develop an individual sewing style. This new guide to understanding your sewing machine includes winding the bobbin; threading the machine up correctly and adjusting the settings. It also covers skills for making simple projects such as measuring, cutting, pinning, tacking and understanding fabrics. Common techniques for everyday use are given such as inserting a zip, taking up a hem and creating simple decorative applique designs. Guide to understanding your sewing machine includes winding the bobbin, threading the machine up correctly and adjusting the settings. Skills for making simple projects such as measuring, cutting, pinning, tacking and understanding fabrics. A practical little guide to learning how to use a sewing machine and create fabulous unique projects. Of great interest to the anyone interested in sewing, fashion, costume making, furnishings and interior design. Gorgeous projects are given with step-by-step instruction to provide inspiration for fashion, home and upcycling ideas. There are over 170 beautiful illustrations that encourage you to take up creative sewing for home, fashion and accessories.
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Interior Textiles

McGowan, Maryrose. Specifying Interiors: A Guide to Construction and FF&E for
Commerical Interiors Projects, 2nd ed. Hobo- ken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons,
2006. Nielson, Karla J. Understanding Fabrics: A Definitive Guidebook to Fabrics
for ...

Author: Karla J. Nielson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471606406

Category: Architecture

Page: 512

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When it comes to both the technical and aesthetic considerations of using textiles in interior design, this book gives working professionals what they need to know. You'll receive expert guidance to the process of textile specifications, selection, installation and maintenance, as well as an understanding of the properties of fabric types and a historical context of styles. Sustainable design and code issues are also considered. More than 500 illustrations and photographs elucidate key ideas. This survey of textiles for interior design is divided into three main parts: Fabrics: The interior design textile industry and marketplace. A study of fibers, yarns, constructions, and finishes. Codes and "green" design. Applications: Textile specifications and coordination of upholstery and wall coverings, window treatments, linens and accessories, and rugs and carpeting. Period Style: Oriental styles, Renaissance and Formal styles, Medieval, Colonial, Country and Provence styles, Regional and Ethnic styles, and Modern styles. Order your copy today!
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Effect of Mechanical and Physical Properties on Fabric Hand

6.7 Sources of further information and advice In this chapter the basic properties
of fibers that are important to understanding fabric hand are discussed. Various
dictionaries and glossaries are available online and in print. Three of these are ...

Author: H Behery

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781845690984

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

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It is a consumer’s instinct to use the sense of touch when choosing a garment; to describe and assess the fabric quality and its suitability for a specific end use. The way that the fabric feels is described as its handle or ‘fabric hand’. Fabric hand can be evaluated by mechanical or electronic devices and by human judges using psychophysical or psychological techniques. Effect of mechanical and physical properties on fabric hand thoroughly explores the techniques and issues involved in this difficult subject. It begins by looking at the concepts of fabric hand, with chapters on the developments in hand measurement, the application of statistical methods and the differences in fabric hand between different cultures. The second part is devoted to the different effects fiber, yarn and fabric can have on fabric hand. The effect of factors including fiber, yarn and woven fabrics are all outlined in separate chapters. Finally, the third section describes the effect that processing has on fabric hand. This includes processes such as wet processing and chemical finishing, mechanical finishing and refurbishing. Finally two important appendices are included for reference. Appendix A is from the Hand Evaluation and Standardization Committee and outlines the Kawabata system for standardization and analysis of hand evaluation. Appendix B describes the SiroFAST system of fabric assurance by simple testing developed by CSIRO, Australia. With an international panel of distinguished contributors, Effect of mechanical and physical properties on fabric hand provides comprehensive coverage on the subject. It will be an essential work for those researching and working in apparel and fashion design, textile selection, fabric designers and developers, manufacturers, and those interested in fabric dyeing and finishing. Essential reading for all those working in apparel and fashion design, textile selection, fabric design and development and fabric manufacturers Covers statistical methods in evaluating hand and a comparison of hand evaluation in different cultures Looks at the effect processing has on fabric hand
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Understanding and Improving the Durability of Textiles

Fibre entanglement may be represented as a periodic variation in fibre position
from one side of the fabric to the other. As nonwovens have a wide variety of
construction, the mechanical performance in each case will vary. Some examples
of ...

Author: Patricia A Annis

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9780857097644

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 296

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The ability of a fabric to resist wear is an essential aspect of its performance. Understanding and improving the durability of textiles provides a comprehensive guide to the factors affecting the durability of a range of different textiles. Part one addresses the different factors that affect textile durability, including the influence of fabric construction and fibre type, as well as properties affecting strength and dimensional stability. Colour fastness and the effects of light are discussed, along with methods for testing and improving wrinkle-resistance and textile durability. Part two goes on to explore the durability of particular types of textile including antimicrobial textiles, protective clothing, historic textiles, silk and geotextiles. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Understanding and improving the durability of textiles is an indispensable book for textile scientists, technologists, engineers and those designing, testing and manufacturing textiles. It also provides a comprehensive guide to textile durability for researchers and academics of all levels in this sector. Provides a comprehensive guide to the factors affecting the durability of a range of different textiles Discusses colour fastness and the effects of light, and methods for testing and improving wrinkle-resistance and textile durability Explores the durability of particular types of textile
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Wilderness Medicine E Book

Mountaineering Skills Understanding fabrics, clothing systems, and their
seasonal variations (see Chapter 70) Fabrics and fibers Layering techniques
Vapor barrier systems Waterproof fabrics and raingear systems Footgear
Personal ...

Author: Paul S. Auerbach

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 9781455733569

Category: Medical

Page: 2304

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Quickly and decisively manage any medical emergency you encounter in the great outdoors with Wilderness Medicine! World-renowned authority and author, Dr. Paul Auerbach, and a team of experts offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of emergencies and health problems encountered in situations where time and resources are scarce. Every day, more and more people are venturing into the wilderness and extreme environments, or are victims of horrific natural disasters...and many are unprepared for the dangers and aftermath that come with these episodes. Whether these victims are stranded on mountaintops, lost in the desert, injured on a remote bike path, or ill far out at sea, this indispensable resource--now with online access at www.expertconsult.com for greater accessibility and portability-- equips rescuers and health care professionals to effectively address and prevent injury and illness in the wilderness! This textbook is widely referred to as "The Bible of Wilderness Medicine." Be able to practice emergency medicine outside of the traditional hospital/clinical setting whether you are in remote environments, underdeveloped but highly populated areas, or disaster areas, are part of search and rescue operations, or dealing with casualties from episodes of extreme sports and active lifestyle activities. Face any medical challenge in the wilderness with expert guidance: Dr. Auerbach is a noted author and the world's leading authority on wilderness medicine. He is a founder and Past President of the Wilderness Medical Society, consultant to the Divers Alert Network and many other agencies and organizations, and a member of the National Medical Committee for the National Ski Patrol System. Handle everything from frostbite to infection by marine microbes, not to mention other diverse injuries, bites, stings, poisonous plant exposures, animal attacks, and natural disasters. Grasp the essential aspects of search and rescue. Respond quickly and effectively by improvising with available materials. Improve your competency and readiness with the latest guidance on volcanic eruptions, extreme sports, splints and slings, wilderness cardiology, living off the land, aerospace medicine, mental health in the wilderness, tactical combat casualty care, and much more. Meet the needs and special considerations of specific patient populations such as children, women, elders, persons with chronic medical conditions, and the disabled. Make smart decisions about gear, navigation, nutrition, and survival. Be prepared for everything with expanded coverage on topics such as high altitude, cold water immersion, and poisonous and venomous plants and animals. Get the skills you need now with new information on global humanitarian relief and expedition medicine, plus expanded coverage of injury prevention and environmental preservation. Get guidance on the go with fully searchable online text, plus bonus images, tables and video clips - all available on ExpertConsult.com.
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Fashion for Profit

CHAPTER 9 UNDERSTANDING TEXTILES A good " working knowledge ” of
textile fibers and fabrics is an important advantage for the fashion designer . By
understanding the characteristics of both natural and manufactured fibers and
blends ...

Author: Frances Harder

Publisher: Harder Publications

ISBN: 0972776311

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 362

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Fashion For Profit - A professional's complete guide to designing, manufacturing & marketing a successful line of clothing.Everything you need to know when starting your own business. Reviewed and validated by experts from within each specific crucial area of design, product development, finance, production through to sales and marketing of a product.Examples from readers' recomendations posted on website: www.FashionForProfit.com "Loved this book so much and found it so valuable. As did someone else I know and now I can't find it! Anyway, thanks for the great advice and guidence!" Reorder from Amy from Atlanta, GA
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Fashion Illustrator

Studying how artists convey the qualities of particular fabrics is a fascinating way
to learn about rendering skills . ... To achieve a professional standard of fabric
representation , develop an understanding of different fabrics and observe the
way ...

Author: Bethan Morris

Publisher: Laurence King Publishing

ISBN: 185669447X

Category: Fashion designers

Page: 208

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Presenting an overview of fashion drawing, presentation and illustration, this work teaches students how to draw the fashion figure as well as featuring the work of established illustrators, encouraging readers to observe and to develop their confidence and skills as an illustrator.
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Understanding Late Devonian and Permian Triassic Biotic and Climatic Events

313 Chapter 12 Environmental trends of Early Triassic biofabrics: implications for
understanding the aftermath of the ... the Early Triassic and the distribution of
microbial fabrics in subtidal carbonates and siliciclastics indicates a return to
Early ...

Author: Jeff Over

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080457843

Category: Science

Page: 344

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The Late Devonian and Permian-Triassic intervals are among the most dynamic episodes of Earth history, marked by large secular changes in continental ecosystems, dramatic fluctuations in ocean oxygenation, major phases of biotic turnover, volcanism, bolide impact events, and rapid fluctuations in stable isotope systems and sea level. This volume highlights contributions from a broad range of geological sub-disciplines currently striving to understand these critical intervals of geologically rapid, global-scale changes. * Provides updated, current models for the mid-Late Devonian and Permian-Triassic mass extinction episodes * Highlights several new analytical approaches for developing quantitative datasets * Takes an integrated approach presenting datasets from a broad range of sub-disciplines
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Sewing For Dummies

... The Idea or the Tools?............................8 The pleasure of using good tools...........
..............................................8 Understanding fabrics and fibers . ... 10 Sizing Up the
Sewing Process......................................................................11 Preshrinking fabric.

Author: Jan Saunders Maresh

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470887585

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 416

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The most complete guide to sewing basics People are always looking for ways to cut expenses and be creative and stylish at the same time. Learning to sew is a great way to arm yourself with the skills to repair and create clothing and furnishings for yourself and your family for little to no cost. But learning how to sew and how to choose the tools and supplies to begin sewing can be confusing. Now, you can turn to this hands-on, friendly guide for the most up-to-date information, the best techniques, and fun projects for learning (or brushing up on) the art of sewing. Easy-to-follow instructions and step-by-step illustrations make it easier to learn Fresh new patterns, projects, stitches, and techniques for fashion and the home Budget-conscious tips for breathing new life into existing garments Complete with a section on common sewing mistakes and how to avoid them, Sewing For Dummies, 3rd edition gives you the confidence and know-how to sew like a pro.
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Fabric for the Designed Interior

OPTIONAL SWATCH KIT: This text also can be used in conjunction with Swatch Reference Guide for Interior Design Fabrics by Deborah Young, also available from Fairchild Books.

Author: Frank Theodore Koe

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 9781501305337

Category: Architecture

Page: 336

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Fabric for the Designed Interior, Second Edition, is a comprehensive text for students and professionals, addressing both residential and commercial interiors. The book begins by placing fabric in a historic context, examining its connection to the growth of civilization. Later chapters take a practical approach to provide readers with the tools they need for successfully specifying fabric, dealing with environmental and safety concerns, understanding fabric and carpet-care issues, working with bids and contracts, and learning strategies for navigating showrooms and fabricating facilities. Leading designers, fabric manufacturers, and suppliers weigh in with their experiences, giving readers a clear idea of real-world expectations. This new edition is updated with expanded coverage on sustainable fabrics, more robust and clear instructions on costing, an appendix of historic and decorative architectural styles, and a revised art program featuring contemporary styles. Fabric for the Designed Interior STUDIO-an online tool for more effective study! · Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips · Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary · Watch videos that bring chapter concepts to life About the Fabric for the Designed Interior STUDIO Videos Access to online instructional videos that show the world of interior textiles in action. The viewer will be taken on a tour of the historic Scalamandre 110,000-square-foot mill and see how woven and printed fabrics are produced. Elements of the tour include design conceptualization and artwork, dyeing of yarns, warping, and weaving on various types of looms. The second video takes the viewer to several to-the-trade showrooms in New York City. Viewers will learn practical skills like establishing an account, reading tags, costing, and ordering product. Showrooms specializing in both residential and contract fabric are toured. PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501321849. OPTIONAL SWATCH KIT: This text also can be used in conjunction with Swatch Reference Guide for Interior Design Fabrics by Deborah Young, also available from Fairchild Books. Direct access to fabric swatches can enhance understanding of essential details of woven, printed, and nonwoven fabrics. Activities using these fabric swatches can be found at the end of each chapter of this book.
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From Fiber to Fabric

Harriet Hargrave presents the definitive resource guide to selection, use, and care of today’s textiles.

Author: Harriet Hargrave

Publisher: C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN: 9781571205247

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

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Harriet Hargrave presents the definitive resource guide to selection, use, and care of today’s textiles. Includes easy-to-understand directions for testing fiber content, thread count, colorfastness, lightfastness, washfastness, and shrinkage. You’ll find information on the effects of water and detergents on different fabrics and dyes. Thread compatibility and batting selection charts. Recommendations for storing quilts is also included. With a better understanding of how textiles are made, what to consider when buying them, and how to care for them once you bring them home, you will have much more enjoyment and less stress as you create your wonderful quilts.
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The Fabric Design Book

For the wannabe fabric designer, for anyone crafting with fabric, this book is a joy and a revelation. oAppeals to a broad craft market, from knitters to sewers oAimed at crafters of all skill levels oHelp with designing, the area in which ...

Author: Karin Jerstorp

Publisher: Lark Books (NC)

ISBN: 1579901204

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

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"An attractive volume that simplifies and demystifies textile design."--Booklist. Crafters who work with fabric-quilters, embroiderers, cross-stitchers, sewers, weavers, and knitters-eventually wish they could create their own unique designs, rather than following someone else's patterns. Here's the best basic book on the market to show them how. With appealing color illustrations, the authors show how the most complex designs are built on a few shapes (like squares, circles, and triangles). They also show novice designers where to look for inspiration (like nature and other artists). For the wannabe fabric designer, for anyone crafting with fabric, this book is a joy and a revelation. oAppeals to a broad craft market, from knitters to sewers oAimed at crafters of all skill levels oHelp with designing, the area in which crafters feel the most need for guidance "...the inspiration that The Fabric Design Book provides for the collaboration of hand, eye, and imagination makes it an excellent addition to anyone's library."--At Large, Embroiderers' Guild of America.
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TEXTBOOK OF FABRIC SCIENCE Third Edition

This book is a small step in the direction of giving an Indian perspective in understanding the world of fabrics by explaining the factors that contribute to the aesthetics as well as performance of a textile product.

Author: SEKHRI, SEEMA

Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.

ISBN: 9789389347302

Category: Design

Page: 324

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This book is a small step in the direction of giving an Indian perspective in understanding the world of fabrics by explaining the factors that contribute to the aesthetics as well as performance of a textile product. Organised in seven parts, this book adopts a systematic approach in defining and exploring the concepts of fabric science. Part I (Fundamentals) discusses the history, composition, classification and properties of textile fibres. Part II (Fibre) focuses on the typical traits of the fibre family. Part III (Yarns) deals with yarn production and properties. Part IV (Fabrics) covers weaving, knitting and other methods of fabric construction. Part V (Finishing) highlights the colouration and functional finishes of any fabric. Part VI (Consumer Concerns) is aimed at enhancing consumer satisfaction by generating awareness among consumers regarding selection, care and maintenance. Part VII (Miscellaneous concepts)—introduced in the present edition—guides students on career opportunities related to this course. Intended for the undergraduate students of Home Science and Fabric and Apparel Science, the book also caters to the needs of various courses offered by fashion designing institutes. KEY FEATURES • Relevant illustrations and images to help in grasping the steps of fabric construction. • Chapter-end exercises aimed at testing the factual knowledge, understanding and application of the concepts. • Simple examples from day-to-day life to instil a sense of curiosity in the reader's mind to know more about the intriguing world of textiles. NEW TO THIS EDITION While maintaining organization of the book and its hallmark features—simple no-fill writing style and engaging pedagogy— the third edition introduces two full chapters on: • Care and Maintenance of Fabrics, and • Career Opportunities
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