TEXTILES IN FASHION
Published: JAN 11, 2018
Featuring the most current and high-quality fashion fabrics, Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics, Fourth Edition, is an all-in-one text and swatch book focused on the needs of fashion students. The swatch book presents fabric samples with all pertinent information regarding fabric identification on the same page, including fabric name, fiber content, yarn construction, count, coloration, weight, uses, characteristics and similarities/differences between fabrics.
The kit includes 210 unique fabric samples not found in any other swatch kit, a 100+ page textbook with activities, Quick Reference Guide tables, pre-printed mounting boards for all swatches and a 6x metal pick glass--all held in a sturdy 3-ring binder. Through the text and assembly of the swatch kit, readers will learn the inherent performance properties and construction of fibers, yarns and fabrics, and most importantly, their end use in fashion. This invaluable reference brings together a wide variety of information into one volume, enabling users to spend less time trying to connect the dots and more time applying the concepts.
New to this Edition
~ Online STUDIO features a video tutorial, chapter quizzes, flashcards and additional assignments and labs
~ Includes all new fiber and yarn samples and 210 swatches that reflect trends in the fashion industry
~ Expanded sections on sustainable and socially responsible market practices
~ In depth analysis of care issues and labels
~ Instructor's Set of Swatch Boards PDF provides reference fabric sample pages with color images of fabrics inserted on swatch pages--making it easier to check or grade correctly constructed swatch kits
~ PowerPoint slides include front, back, and 10x magnified views of all swatches from the text labeled by fabric and fiber type
~ Instructor's Guide provides sample course outlines, additional assignments, tips for overcoming common obstacles, and study contains course outlines, answer keys to quizzes and exams, and additional assignments.
~ Test Bank contains chapter quizzes with multiple exams covering both the chapter text and the swatch board information
This bundle includes Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics, 4th Edition and Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics STUDIO Access Card.
|Hardback + Studio||9781501328602|
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Published: SEP 24, 2015
J.J. Pizzuto's Fabric Science Swatch Kit, 11th Edition reinforces the study of textiles for students in fashion design, merchandising, interior design, product development and home furnishings. The kit contains 114 (2"x 3") fabric samples, a fabric key, 40 special assignments, heavy-weight sample sheets to mount and analyze fabrics, and a pick glass - all contained in a three-ring binder. The swatches are organized in the order in which they are covered in the text: fibers, yarns, weaves, knits, dyeing, printing and finishes. Swatches represent the types of fabrics currently available to fashion and interior designers in the field, making this resource an excellent addition to any professional library.
~The text contains instructions and a new video tutorial that takes students through the process of assembling their swatch kit and using a pick glass.
~A Fabric Key identifies the swatches by number and fabric name, description and fiber content.
~Assignments are designed to reinforce the text and classroom lectures and have been developed by FIT instructors to broaden student's understanding of key concepts in textiles through hands-on labs and problem solving activities.
~Students will successfully develop keen observation, analysis and report writing skills.
~Fabric Science Swatch Kit is an ideal companion to Fabric Science, 11th Edition (ISBN 9781501395369) or can also be used alone or in conjunction with any textiles textbook.
New to this Edition
~New STUDIO includes a new video tutorial explaining how to assemble the Swatch Kit and use a pick glass, plus 8 newly commissioned videos demonstrating select textile lab assignments
~New smart textiles, performance fabrics, knits, and sustainable swatches added to the kit
~Instructor's Resources now include a new Fabric Sample Answer Sheet with filled-in fabric pages for easy grading
Fabric Science Swatch Kit STUDIO Resources
~Review concepts with fabric flashcards including 10x magnified views of all swatches and fabric details
~Watch videos with a step-by-step demonstration for how to compile the swatch kit and use the pick glass
~Access a Fabric Swatch Quick Guide featuring front images of each swatch, the fabric name and number to easily confirm that fabrics are mounted correctly
~ Instructor's Swatch Set including 7" x 12" samples of each fabric (ISBN 9781501313677)
~ Instructor's Guide
~ Fabric Sample Answer Sheet PDF with filled-in fabric pages for easy grading
~ PowerPoint Presentations including front, back and 10x magnified views of each fabric swatch
This bundle includes J.J. Pizzuto's Fabric Science Swatch Kit and J.J. Pizzuto's Fabric Science Swatch Kit STUDIO Access Card.
|Loose Leaf + Studio||9781501316517|
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Published: SEP 24, 2015
With an increased emphasis on the global industry of textiles, the best-selling Fabric Science, 11th Edition provides the most comprehensive and current introduction to textiles—from fibers through finished fabrics. This edition has been fully updated to reflect the current industry and applications to fashion, home goods, interior design and related industries.
- Hardcover binder with loose-leaf, full color sheets allows user to customize their book
- Coverage of fiber characteristics, yarns, woven and knit fabrics, dyeing, printing, and various finishes
- Discussions on environmental concerns, care and renovation, fabric innovations, quality issues, and global laws that regulate textiles
- Attention to textiles for interiors and how to select fabric for the desired end use in apparel, interior furnishings and industrial products
- The vocabulary of textiles in chapter glossaries and a list of fiber names in seven languages
The companion Fabric Science Swatch Kit, 11th Edition (ISBN 9781628926576), includes 114 fabric swatches that align with this text and give students hands-on experience with textile fibers, yarns, fabrications, dyes, prints, and finishes-providing a complete package for understanding textiles.
NEW TO THIS EDITION
- Updates include fiber innovations, high performance fabrics, smart textiles, nanotechnology, recent developments in wet processing and textile technology, global sourcing options, and sustainability
- New Business of Textiles feature focuses on applications with topics such as the novelty yarns used in Chanel suits, current wearable apparel technology, and new green dry cleaning methods
- More than 250 color photos and illustrations and 20% new photographs
- Renamed and expanded Chapter 13 Performance, Technical, and Smart Textiles
- Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
- Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions
- Watch videos that bring chapter topics and concepts to life
- Instructor’s Guide with teaching suggestions, activities, lecture notes, and a guide to Swatch Kit assignments.
- Test Bank with over 600 multiple choice, short answer, and true or false questions.
- PowerPoint presentations include full-color images from the book and provide a framework for lecture and discussion.
This bundle includes J.J. Pizzuto's Fabric Science and J.J. Pizzuto's Fabric Science STUDIO Access Card.
|Hardback + Studio||9781501395369|
|eBook + Studio||9781501395994|
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Published: JAN 23, 2015
Featuring the most current and high-quality fashion fabrics, Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics, Third Edition, is an all-in-one text and swatch book focused on the needs of fashion students. The swatch book presents fabric samples with all pertinent information regarding fabric identification on the same page, including fabric name, fiber content, yarn construction, count, coloration, weight, uses, characteristics and similarities/differences between fabrics.
The kit includes 208 unique fabric samples not found in any other swatch kit, a 100+ page textbook with activities, Quick Reference Guide tables, pre-printed mounting boards for all swatches and a pick glass--all held in a sturdy 3-ring binder. Through the text and assembly of the swatch kit, readers will learn the inherent performance properties and construction of fibers, yarns and fabrics, and most importantly, their end use in fashion. This invaluable reference brings together a wide variety of information into one volume, enabling users to spend less time trying to connect the dots and more time applying the concepts.
New to this Edition
~Includes fiber and yarn samples and 208 swatches that reflect trends in the fashion industry including neoprene, sherpa fleece, minerale fibers, X-static®, soy, cocona, polyspan, silk jersey, and softshell
~Expanded fiber chapters with relevant tips for performance expectations and care
~Icons now identify swatch samples with sustainable characteristics
~Video tutorial on "How to Use the Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics’" available online
NOTE: The kit includes at 6x plastic pick glass linen tester.
~ New Instructor's Set of Swatch Boards PDF provides reference fabric sample pages with color images of fabrics inserted on swatch pages--making it easier to check or grade correctly constructed swatch kits.
~ PowerPoint slides include front, back, and 10x magnified views of all swatches from the text labeled by fabric and fiber type.
~ Instructor’s Guide provides sample course outlines, additional assignments, tips for overcoming common obstacles, and study contains course outlines, answer keys to quizzes and exams, and additional assignments.
~ Test Bank contains chapter quizzes with multiple exams covering both the chapter text and the swatch board information.
Published: JAN 15, 2015
Surface Design for Fabric is a comprehensive, how-to guide to more than 60 surface design techniques for various fabrics and leather—ranging from the traditional to the experimental.Highly illustrated with more than 600 color images, the step-by-step instructions and photographs demonstrate surface design techniques, allowing readers to quickly grasp the material and further explore and experiment on their own. Irwin covers a broad range of surface design techniques including: dyeing, staining, removing color, resists, printing and transfer, fiber manipulations, fabric manipulations, embroidery, and embellishments. This modern studio resource clearly guides readers in the creation of beautiful, innovative, and professional surface designs.
~Chapters feature a fabric selection quick guide, tools and materials, how to set up your workspace, application methods, and safety guidelines for each technique.
~Designer Profiles and Collection Spotlights show current examples of surface design end uses in fashion design, textile art, fine art, and interior design
~Environmental Impact boxes address critical environmental and sustainability issues and concerns for each chapter
~Includes helpful hints, important facts, shortcuts and mistakes to avoid throughout chapters
~ Instructor’s Guide and Test Bank
Introducing Surface Design for Fabric 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
~Watch video tutorials for key techniques for each chapter with step-by-step demonstrations
~Enhance your knowledge with visual analysis exercises
~Branch out with links to additional artists working in fashion, interiors, textiles, and fine arts using surface design techniques
This bundle includes Surface Design for Fabric and Surface Design for Fabric STUDIO Access Card.
|Hardback + Studio||9781501395277|
|eBook + Studio||9781501395901|
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Published: DEC 19, 2013
Written with the innovative fashion student in mind, Sourcing and Selecting Textiles for Fashion gives a full overview of the current textile market and shows how to apply this knowledge when creating a fashion collection.
Following a brief look at the historical growth of fashion textiles in industry and culture, the book explores the manufacturing, design, sourcing and end-use of fashion textiles. Natural and man-made fibres are discussed along with current woven, knit and non-woven production methods. A variety of industrial and custom surface design techniques including dye, print, embellishment and fabric manipulation are covered. Trend, inspiration, colour, creating the collection and how to enhance design through textile choice and surface design are included. A perspective of current innovation and sustainability is offered in each area.
Colour photographs, illustrations and designer spotlights supplement informative text throughout the book, and the text includes a bonus section of interviews with designers at different levels of their career and marketplace, focusing on how they select and source fabrics and apply them to their designs.
Published: SEP 17, 2013
The eighth edition of this industry standard for textile terminology is fully revised and expanded featuring over 14,000 definitions of fibers, fabrics, laws and regulations affecting textile materials and processing, inventors of textile technology, and business and trade terms relevant to textiles. Fully illustrated with over 500 photographs and line drawings, entries include pronunciation, derivation, definition and industry uses.Tortora and Johnson include a list of textile industry associations in an extensive Appendix. From Abaca to Zyex, Dictionary of Textiles contains essential reference information for students and professionals involved in the textile industry.
Researching Colour, Surface, Structure, Texture and Pattern
Published: MAR 12, 2012
Sourcing Ideas: Researching colour, surface, structure, texture and pattern is a visual goldmine for designers hungry for inspiration. The book includes a huge array of beautiful and diverse images, but it is more than a sourcebook. Using a number of different approaches, it teaches readers how to look for inspiration in the world around them, and how to extract visual information from a variety of sources using five key themes - colour, surface, structure, texture and pattern.
By exploring new ways of seeing ordinary things, Sourcing Ideas enables readers to create extraordinary effects with textiles. The first in AVA's Basics Textile Design series, the book follows the successful formula of Basics Fashion Design 01: Research and Design, which is used by students and designers all over the world. However, in this book, every example, idea and exercise is geared towards textile design.
Covering print, weave and embellishment, this is the perfect book for all textiles and fashion students, as well as any arts and crafts enthusiasts who are looking for inspiration and tips on how to carry out effective and wide-ranging research. The logical structure of the book enables readers to dip in and out with ease; case studies and interviews with successful contemporary designers give guidelines and encouragement for aspiring designers; thought-provoking quotes and exercises, and above all the huge selection of images, provide the stimulation that will get you reaching for your sketchbook immediately.
Concepts and Principles
Published: DEC 21, 2010
This clear and concise book focuses on the interrelationship of textile components to help students understand and predict textile properties and performance. Intended for undergraduate programs of colleges and universities that focus on fashion merchandising, fashion design, and interior design, Textiles: Concepts and Principles provides a thorough introduction to the fundamentals of textiles.