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Ready-to-Wear Apparel Analysis / Edition 3
     

Ready-to-Wear Apparel Analysis / Edition 3

by Patty Brown
 

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ISBN-10: 0130254347

ISBN-13: 2900130254343

Pub. Date: 07/05/2000

Publisher: Prentice Hall

So what's in this textbook that you might want to know more about?

  • Making product decisions in the context of the fast-paced, global nature of today's apparel industry.
  • Developing, producing, and evaluating apparel products for quality.
  • Improving communication using apparel industry vocabulary.
  • Balancing cost

Overview

So what's in this textbook that you might want to know more about?

  • Making product decisions in the context of the fast-paced, global nature of today's apparel industry.
  • Developing, producing, and evaluating apparel products for quality.
  • Improving communication using apparel industry vocabulary.
  • Balancing cost and quality for long-term profitability.

And what's new in the third edition of this market-leading textbook?

  • NEW! Case studies that let you "try a Real-life Scenario."
  • NEW! Coverage of other soft goods through the addition of a useful new chapter on fashions (bed, bath, tabletop, etc.).
  • NEW! Many updated photos and illustrations to complement the visual learning and understanding of important concepts.
  • NEW! One of the most complete lists of textile and apparel-related web sites you will find anywhere, for finding up-to-the-minute information on the Internet.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900130254343
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/05/2000
Series:
Pearson Custom Library: Fashion Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
384

Table of Contents

1. Overview of the Apparel Industry: The Big Picture.
2. Government Regulations and Labeling: Communicating to Customers.
3. Apparel Quality: The Priority of Industry and Consumers.
4. The Mass-Production Process: The Apparel Industry at Work.
5. Shape, Silhouette, Style: Focus on Design Development.
6. Sizing and Fit: The Keys to Competitive Advantage.
7. Fabric: The Essential Quality Indicator.
8. Findings and Trim: More Quality Indicators.
9. Stitches: Holding the Garment Together.
10. Seams and Edge Treatments: Providing Structure.
11. Preliminary Garment Assembly: Parts and Panels.
12. Garment Assembly and Finishing: Pieces into Products.
13. Soft Home Fashions.
Related Resources.
Appendix A: Generalizations about Usage, Cost, and Performance Characteristics of Common Apparel Fibers.
Appendix B: Fabric Performance Specifications Available for American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM).
Appendix C: Apparel Sewing Thread Selection Guide by Tex Size for Major Seams.
Appendix D: Seams and Stitchings: Diagrams in ASTM 6193-97 Standard Practice for Stitches and Seams.
Appendix E: General Applications to Typical Operations: Applications of Stitches, Seams, and Stitching in ASTM 6193-97 Standard Practice for Stitches and Seams.
Glossary.
Index.

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