TEXTILES

3rd Edition

Virginia Hencken Elsasser

Book Cover

PAPERBACK

ISBN:
9781563678448
Published:
DEC 21, 2010
Other Formats ISBN
eBook 9781628921014

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What's in the book

The Book

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.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1. Introduction to Textiles
2. Fibers and their Properties
3. Natural Fibers
4. Production of Manufactured Fibers
5. Manufactured Cellulosic Fibers
6. Synthetic and Special Application Fibers
7. Yarn Formation
8. Woven Fabrics and their Properties
9. Knit Fabrics and their Properties
10. Nonwoven and Other Methods of Fabric Construction
11. Dyeing and Printing
12. Finishes
13. Textiles and the Ecosystem
Appendix
Glossary
Index



About The Authors

Virginia Hencken Elsasser is based at Centenary College .

Format:
Paperback
Edition:
3rd
Page count:
336
Imprint:
Fairchild Books
Dimensions:
7.25 x 9.25 "
Illustrations:
8pp full colour illus, perforated