TECHNICAL SOURCEBOOK FOR APPAREL DESIGNERS

3rd Edition

Jaeil Lee and Camille Steen

Book Cover

EBOOK

ISBN:
9781501328411
Published:
SEP 06, 2018
Other Formats ISBN
Paperback + Studio 9781501328473
eBook + Studio 9781501328466
Paperback 9781501328404
Companion Study Tools ISBN
Studio 9781501328442

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What's in the book

The Book

"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.

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 9781501328473.



Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments

1: Overview of the Industry
2: The Apparel Product Development Process and Technical Design
3: All about the Technical Package
4: Developing Technical Sketches
5: Technical Design Terms for Silhouettes and Design Details
6: Styles, Lines, and Details for Shape and Fit
7: Fabrics and Cutting
8: Sweater Design and Manufacturing
9: Stitches and Seams
10: Edge Treatments
11: Construction-Related Design Details
12: Shape and Support
13: Fasteners
14: Labels and Packaging
15: How to Measure, Size, and Grade
16: Fit and Fitting

Appendix A: Standards for Seams and Stitches
Appendix B: XYZ Product Development, Inc.: Technical Packages
Appendix C: Thumbnail Clip Art Directory for STUDIO

Glossary
Credits
Index



About The Authors

Jaeil Lee is a Professor and Director of Clothing and Textiles Program in the Department of Family and Consumer Science at Seattle Pacific University, USA.

Camille Steen is Technical Designer Manager at Ex Officio LLC, USA, a leading maker of travel apparel.



Format:
eBook
Edition:
3rd
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Illustrations:
1147 two-color illus