PRODUCTION AND MANUFACTURING

Beyond Design

The Synergy of Apparel Product Development

4th Edition

Sandra Keiser,Deborah Vandermar and Myrna B. Garner

Published: AUG 10, 2017

This informative, full-color text takes students step-by-step through the decision-making involved in the pre-production processes of apparel product development---planning, forecasting, fabricating, line development, technical design, pricing, sourcing, and distribution. It demonstrates how these processes must be coordinated to get the right product to market, when consumers want it, and at a price they are willing to pay. The 4th Edition has been edited around a new metastructure to maximize student learning. It continues to build on the themes of sustainability, business ethics, and the impact of fast fashion and social media while seeking to address opportunities for both large and small companies, and entrepreneurs. The text advances its discussion of how new technologies continue to shorten the product development calendar. Chapters have been updated to include current examples, updated charts and graphs, and more case studies. There are updated references to contemporary developments with examples relevant to today's student.

New to this Edition
· Includes international examples and case studies that address the effects of globalization
· Advances the discussion of the pros and cons of fast fashion vs. slow fashion
· Revised, easier-to-read charts and graphs and 30% new color photographs
· Thoroughly revised Chapters 12 (Sourcing) and 13 (Costing and Pricing) updated with most recent info on trade laws, changes in sourcing criteria and wages in international sourcing countries

Beyond Design STUDIO
· 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

This bundle includes Beyond Design and Beyond Design STUDIO Access Card.

Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501315480
eBook + Studio 9781501315473
eBook 9781501315428
Paperback 9781501315411
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501315459

Global Sourcing in the Textile and Apparel Industry

2nd Edition

Jung Ha-Brookshire

Published: APR 06, 2017

Over 95% of today’s textile and apparel products are globally sourced, making sourcing one of the most important business functions in the industry. Global Sourcing in the Textile and Apparel Industry,2nd Edition examines this crucial function in the textile and apparel industries, providing practical insight into both how and why global sourcing is pursued. Chapters include step-by-step global sourcing procedures and explore the theoretical, political, economic, social, and environmental implications of global sourcing decisions with an emphasis on sustainability. A real-world approach using current examples and hypothetical company called Amazing Jean helps students see how sourcing tasks are completed in the fashion industry.

New to this Edition
- New cases studies at the end of each chapter offer real-life scenarios that today’s sourcers may face
- Emphasis on sustainable implications of global sourcing integrated throughout
- Current trade data, agreements, and examples of industry trends throughout the book
- Added coverage of trend analysis and forecasting in sourcing (Chapter 5)
- Significant updates to the future of global sourcing section, including technology, UN’s sustainable development goals, and on- or near-shoring trends (Chapter 12)
- 25% new color images
- New glossary includes essential terms and definitions from the book

Teaching Resources: Instructor's Guide, Test Bank, and PowerPoint presentations available.

Formats ISBN
eBook 9781501328374
Paperback 9781501328367

Apparel Production Terms and Processes

2nd Edition

Janace E. Bubonia

Published: JAN 12, 2017

Apparel Production Terms and Processes defines materials and terms relating to the mass production of raw materials, design and product development, garment details and component parts, fit, patternmaking, pre-production operations, assembly, production and manufacturing, labeling regulations, testing and quality control, inspection, finishing and packaging. In this revised edition, parts have been introduced to clarify the relationships between each step in the production process and chapters have been reorganized to better follow the flow of the supply chain. Each chapter opens with a brief introduction followed by terms that are listed alphabetically and grouped according to subject by use or application.

New to this Edition
- New chapter on Sizing and Fit covers sizing standards, fit types, and evaluation of fit
- Added coverage of safety compliance, sourcing, quality control, and common fabric and garment defects
- Enhanced global focus includes labeling regulations for the US, Canada, EU, China and Japan
- Covers new technologies such as 3D printing, seamless garments, stitchless seams, and equipment

Apparel Production Terms and Processes STUDIO
- Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
- Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions
- Enhance your knowledge with visual analysis exercises and activities
- Access downloadable files for specification sheets

Teaching Resources
- New Instructor’s Guide provides sample syllabi, teaching strategies for a range of courses, video links, sample activites and projects, and learning outcomes for each chapter
- Test Bank includes sample test questions for each chapter
- Image bank offers a selection of photos for instructors to integrate into their lecture materials

This bundle includes Apparel Production Terms and Processes, 2nd Edition and Apparel Production Terms and Processes STUDIO Access Card.

Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501315640
eBook + Studio 9781501315633
eBook 9781501315589
Paperback 9781501315572
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501315619

Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design

3rd Edition

Paula J. Myers-McDevitt

Published: JUL 28, 2016

With the continuing growth of private label brands, the demand for skilled technical designers has never been greater. The 3rd Edition of Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design equips students with everything they need to know about measuring sample garments, creating fully graded spec sheets, fitting garments and grading patterns for production. Over 500 technical flats are clearly labeled with measurement points and instructions for taking measurements. A new chapter on children’s wear expands upon the already comprehensive coverage of knit and woven womenswear and menswear. The new edition includes more coverage of PLM/PDM and computer-aided technical design, model measuring, graded pattern nests and more.

New to this Edition
· New section on computer-aided technical design including coverage of PLM/PDM software such as Gerber, Lectra, and Optitex
· New chapter on childrenswear with points of measure (POM) and grading information
· Added instructions on measuring the human body
· Expanded information on fitting and grading
· Updated appendices with new fashion flats and body figure croquis and a metric conversion chart

Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design STUDIO--an online tool for more effective study!

· Watch videos that bring chapter concepts to life
· Download templates, blank and sample spec sheets, basic garment and figure croquis to practice technical design skills
· Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
· Review concepts with flashcards of essential vocabulary
· Access useful resources like a Care Labeling Guide, Ordering a Dress Form Guide and a Buttonline Card

Instructor Resources
· Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom
· Learning with STUDIO Student Registration Guide and a First Day of Class PowerPoint presentation

This bundle includes Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design, 3rd Edition and Complete Guide to Size Specification and Technical Design STUDIO Access Card.

Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501313097
eBook + Studio 9781501313080
eBook 9781501313042
Paperback 9781501312717
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501313066

Going Global

The Textile and Apparel Industry

3rd Edition

Grace I. Kunz,Elena Karpova and Myrna B. Garner

Published: MAR 10, 2016

Going Global provides a coherent framework for understanding the textiles and apparel industry in the context of the sustainability of supply chain and global sourcing practices. The manufacturing and distribution of textiles and apparel products is a truly global industry, making it crucial that students are aware of the most current political, social and economic developments within the international marketplace. This third edition includes updated discussions of ethics, social justice, and environmental responsibility; trade agreements; and the role and specialization of the world regions and selected countries that are major players in the textile and apparel marketplace. The text examines Europe and the European Union, the Americas and the Caribbean Basin, the Middle East and Africa, and Asia and Oceania with an increased emphasis on China, Vietnam and Bangladesh.

New to this Edition
- Increased coverage of sourcing with two new chapters: Chapter 7, Selecting Locations for Global Sourcing, and Chapter 8, Selecting Vendors for Global Sourcing
- Updated and new case studies in every chapter with added discussion questions to improve critical thinking skills
- Updated data in Part 3 for each country discussed, including current info on politics and economic development, trade agreements and statistics, plus sourcing and sustainability issues in each region

This current text will help students gain a holistic understand of supply chains and global sourcing concepts and practices.

Features
- Includes chapter opening Learning Objectives, "Fun Facts", "Global Lexicon" glossary with key terms, and end of chapter Learning Activities
- Uses Li & Fung's conceptual model of a global supply chain
- An emphasis on sustainability in the context of textile and apparel production, distribution and consumption with current and relevant examples
- Over 150 photos and and figures, plus an 8-page color insert featuring important maps in vibrant full colorr

Introducing Going Global 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 terms and definitions
Access images of all of the photos in the book in full color

Teaching Resources: Instructor's Guide, Test Bank, and PowerPoint presentations available.


This bundle includes Going Global, 3rd Edition and Going Global STUDIO Access Card.

Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501318344
eBook + Studio 9781501318337
eBook 9781501307317
Paperback 9781501307300
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501318313

Apparel Quality

Janace E. Bubonia

Published: OCT 28, 2014

This user-friendly guide to evaluating apparel quality presents the roles of product designers, manufacturers, merchandisers, testing laboratories, and retailers from product inception through the sale of goods, to ensure quality products that meet customer expectations. Bubonia provides an overview of apparel production, with emphasis on quality characteristics and cues, consumer influences and motivations impacting purchasing decisions, and the relationship of apparel manufacturing and production processes, cost, price point and the quality level of an apparel product. A key aspect of the book is the focus on both U.S. and International standards and regulations required for apparel analysis, performance, labeling requirements and safety regulations. The text is highly illustrated with images of stitch and seam types plus photos of their uses in actual garments, providing students with the tools needed to skillfully evaluate and critique quality elements in apparel and textile products.

Key Features
~ Supplementary Apparel Quality Lab Manual (sold separately) includes hands-on lab activities and projects that simulate real-world garment analysis and material testing
~ Industry Scenario boxes present case studies highlight real world situations such as the Lululemon recall and the environmental impact of apparel manufacturing
~ Provides an illustrated guide to ASTM stitch and seam types

Teaching Resources
~ Instructor's Guide with Test Bank
~ PowerPoint presentations for each chapter


Introducing Apparel Quality 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 terms and definitions and image identification
~Watch videos that bring chapter topics and concepts to life
~Enhance your knowledge with visual analysis exercises using key images from the text

This bundle includes Apparel Quality and Apparel Quality STUDIO Access Card.

Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501395338
eBook + Studio 9781501395963
eBook 9781609018771
Paperback 9781609015121
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501395673

Apparel Quality Lab Manual

Janace E. Bubonia

Published: SEP 25, 2014

This user-friendly guide to evaluating apparel quality presents the roles of product designers, manufacturers, merchandisers, testing laboratories, and retailers from product inception through the sale of goods, to ensure quality products that meet customer expectations. Bubonia provides an overview of apparel production, with emphasis on quality characteristics and cues, consumer influences and motivations impacting purchasing decisions, and the relationship of apparel manufacturing and production processes, cost, price point and the quality level of an apparel product. A key aspect of the book is the focus on both U.S. and International standards and regulations required for apparel analysis, performance, labeling requirements and safety regulations. The text is highly illustrated with images of stitch and seam types plus photos of their uses in actual garments, providing students with the tools needed to skillfully evaluate and critique quality elements in apparel and textile products.

Key Features
~ Supplementary Apparel Quality Lab Manual (sold separately) includes hands-on lab activities and projects that simulate real-world garment analysis and material testing
~ Industry Scenario boxes present case studies highlight real world situations such as the Lululemon recall and the environmental impact of apparel manufacturing
~ Provides an illustrated guide to ASTM stitch and seam types

Teaching Resources
~ Instructor's Guide with Test Bank
~ PowerPoint presentations for each chapter

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 9781501395338. STUDIO Instant Access can also be purchased or rented separately on BloomsburyFashionCentral.com.

Formats ISBN
eBook 9781628924589
Paperback 9781628924572

Apparel Production Management and the Technical Package

Paula J. Myers-McDevitt

Published: AUG 23, 2010

In today’s global apparel industry, garments that are designed domestically are often manufactured overseas. The technical package, a series of forms that define a garment’s specifications, is critical to ensuring that a particular style is executed correctly and in the most cost- and time-efficient manner possible. Apparel Production Management and the Technical Package presents the basics of production management and provides clear instructions for creating each component of a production package.

Formats ISBN
eBook 9781628923650
Paperback 9781563678691

Quality Assurance for Textiles and Apparel 2nd Edition

2nd Edition

Sara J. Kadolph

Published: JUN 25, 2007

Textile Quality Assurance is the process of designing, producing, evaluating, and checking products to determine if they meet the desired quality level of a company’s target market. Quality Assurance for Textiles and Apparel, second edition, reflects the industry’s best practice and most practical efforts to provide products of a consistent quality to meet customer’s needs. With updated information on technological advances, the second edition emphasizes the importance of incorporating product quality from the merchandising and design stages through production, delivery and retailing.

Features
· Discussion of body scanning as it relates to assessing body shape, sizing, and fit
· Current information about standard test methods, documents, and practices
· Student activities and review questions at the end of each chapter

Instructors, contact your Sales Representative for access to Instructor’s Materials.

Formats ISBN
Hardback 9781563675546

Sketching Interiors at the Speed of Thought

Jill Pable

Published: MAR 01, 2004

This CD-ROM and workbook package helps students and professionals pursuing a career in Interior Design improve their impromptu sketching skills when working face-to-face with clients. The CD-ROM contains timed exercises that increase in difficulty as the student progresses through the course. Students must complete and reflect on how they might improve each of their sketches and sketching times in order to move on to the next exercise. Exercises may be repeated as many times as needed until students feel comfortable with the sketches they have produced and the time taken to complete them. This spiral-bound workbook containing special paper serves as the students’ sketchbook.

Formats ISBN
Hardback 9781563673139