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Technical Sourcebook for Apparel Designers

3rd Edition

Jaeil Lee and Camille Steen

Published: SEP 06, 2018

"This book is excellent for training future tech designers on how to develop the tech pack." Tameka Ellington, Kent State University, US
Learn technical design processes and industry standards, such as ASTM and ISO, for apparel production and manufacturing practices. With more than 1,100 images and technical packages for 12 apparel products, the book explains topics like fabric selection, finding seasonal fashion trends, garment construction, and fit evaluation, all so you can cost-effectively meet consumer needs. You’ll learn about product categories including women's wear, menswear, and knitwear, as well as how to create a cost sheet and manage product data, to help you develop specification sheets and technical packages for specific markets.


Technical Sourcebook for Apparel Designers STUDIO
-Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips
-Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions
-Access downloadable files for technical packages and a library of editable style flats

This bundle includes Technical Sourcebook for Apparel Designers, 3rd edition and Technical Sourcebook for Apparel Designers STUDIO Access Card.

Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501328473
eBook 9781501328411
Paperback 9781501328404
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501328442

Technical Sourcebook for Designers

2nd Edition

Jaeil Lee and Camille Steen

Published: MAR 31, 2014

Technical Sourcebook for Designers is completely devoted to preparing aspiring and professional apparel designers for the growing demand for technical design skills in the apparel industry. This comprehensive compilation presents technical design processes and industry standards that reflect current apparel production and manufacturing practices.

Lee and Steen provide a holistic perspective of the role of technical design in apparel production, including such considerations as selection of fabrics, finding seasonal fashion trends, garment construction, and fit evaluation, all in the context of meeting the needs of the target consumer with cost-effective decisions. This edition includes a new section on real-life fit problems and solutions, more information on essential math for designers (such as grading and costing) plus coverage of product lifecycle management (PLM) and sustainability. An all new Chapter 8 on Sweater Product Design explores sweater design and manufacturing. More than 200 new images and newly added color in illustrations to show relevant design details. With versatile coverage of a variety of product categories including women's wear, menswear and knitwear, this text gives students essential tools to develop specification sheets and technical packages for specific markets.

Introducing Technical Sourcebook for Designers 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
~Practice your skills with editable style flats in Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw that can be imported into blank tech pack templates to create your own tech packs
~Enhance your knowledge with industry standards for seams and stitches and costing spreadsheets
~Access downloadable images of photos and figures from the book, clip art, and examples of completed tech packs

This bundle includes Technical Sourcebook for Designers 2nd Edition and Technical Sourcebook for Designers STUDIO Access Card.

Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501395376
eBook + Studio 9781501396007
eBook 9781609019785
Paperback 9781609018566
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501395710