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Know Your Home Furnishings

2nd Edition

Virginia Hencken Elsasser and Julia Sharp

Published: DEC 15, 2016

A comprehensive resource for understanding the categories of consumer goods for the home and the raw products utilized to make them, Know Your Home Furnishings, Second Edition, enables students to understand the major categories of home furnishings and the diverse consumer demand for fashionable and functional products. This new edition is up-to-date with all the latest industry trends and important people. With new material covering kitchenware, electronics, window treatments, and historical furniture, Know Your Home Furnishings is more indispensable than ever.

Formats ISBN
eBook 9781628927573
Paperback 9781628927566


Concepts and Principles

3rd Edition

Virginia Hencken Elsasser

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.

Formats ISBN
eBook 9781628921014
Paperback 9781563678448

Introduction to Accumark, Pattern Design, and PDM

Julia Sharp and Virginia Hencken Elsasser

Published: MAY 23, 2007

Introduction to AccuMark, Pattern Design, and Product Data Management provides step-by-step instructions to Gerber Technology’s in-demand software programs. AccuMark, used to copy patterns into the computer, is covered from the basics of data storage and retrieval to the complexities of digitization. The Pattern Design section details the sizing and measuring, point and notch, line, and piece functions necessary to translate creativity into pattern reality. Rounding out the book are instructions in Product Data Management (PDM), including design and cost specifications. Together, these three computer aided design (CAD) programs are the industry standard. This clear, user-friendly book is the companion tool students need to master them, and to maximize their technological savvy in today’s dynamic fashion industry.

Formats ISBN
eBook 9781609014407
Paperback 9781563674372