SWATCH REFERENCE GUIDE FOR FASHION FABRICS

4th Edition

Deborah E. Young

Book Cover

HARDBACK

ISBN:
9781501328565
Published:
JAN 11, 2018
Other Formats ISBN
Hardback + Studio 9781501328602
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501328589

For Students

Hardback coming soon ($175.00)

For Instructors

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Please note that exam/inspection copies and instructor resources are only available to instructors and faculty staff at recognized institutions.


What's in the book

The Book

This all-in-one text and swatch book presents current, high-quality fashion fabric samples with information including fabric name, fiber content, yarn construction, count, coloration, weight, uses, characteristics, and comparisons to other fabrics. The kit includes 209 exclusive fabric samples, a textbook with activities, Quick Reference Guide tables, pre-printed mounting boards for all swatches, and an 8x metal pick glass--all in a sturdy three-ring binder. By reading the text and assembling the swatch kit, you will learn the properties and construction of fibers, yarns, and fabrics, and their end use in fashion.

New to this Edition
~ Online STUDIO features a video tutorial, chapter quizzes, flashcards, and additional assignments and labs
~ All new swatches including Tencel® Lyocell, organic color-grown cotton, and Sorbtek®, that reflect trends in the fashion industry
~ Expanded sections on sustainable and socially responsible market practices
~ In-depth analysis of care issues and labels

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 9781501328602.



Table of Contents

Preface
How to Use the Swatch Reference Guide
Acknowledgements
1. The Textile Cycle: From Fiber to Fashion
2. Fiber Classification: Natural Fibers
3. Fiber Classification: Manufactured Fibers
4. Fiber Classification: Synthetic Fibers
5. Yarn Classification
6. Plain Weaves
7. Plain-Weave Variations: Basket and Rib Weaves
8. Twill Weaves
9. Satin Weaves
10. Complex Weaves
11. Pile Weaves
12. Knit Fabrics
13. Specialty Weft Knits
14. Warp Knits
15. Minor Fabrications
16. Dyed and Printed Fabrics
17. Fabrics Defined by Finishes
Quick Reference Guide Tables
Swatch Boards



About The Authors

Deborah E. Young is a Textile Science Instructor at Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM), Los Angeles, US. She has written textile curriculum in the areas of fashion, product development, merchandise marketing, interior design and apparel manufacturing.

Format:
Hardback
Edition:
4th
Page count:
272
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Dimensions:
8.5 x 11 "
Illustrations:
68 bw illus