Fabric Glossary / Edition 4

Fabric Glossary / Edition 4

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by Mary Humphries
     
 

The Fabric Glossary offers an illustrated fabric dictionary that includes scanned samples and a space for mounting actual swatches. Designed as a complement to the Fabric Reference, this book explores the characteristics of the multitude of fabrics we know by name. Fabrics are grouped in “Files” of like materials and over 600 names and terms are

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Overview

The Fabric Glossary offers an illustrated fabric dictionary that includes scanned samples and a space for mounting actual swatches. Designed as a complement to the Fabric Reference, this book explores the characteristics of the multitude of fabrics we know by name. Fabrics are grouped in “Files” of like materials and over 600 names and terms are illustrated and/or explained. Topics include major fiber types, most kinds of yarns, all categories of weaves, knits and other constructions such as tufted, lace, felt, nonwoven, and stitchbonded. Also covered are effects of finishing, including examples related to dyeing, printing, and other applied design.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135005972
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
02/25/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Section 1: Overview

Guide to Using This Glossary. Fiber Families. Range of Fabric Weights–Sheer to Heavy. Fabrics According to End-Use Categories.

Section 2: Fabric Files

Notes on Using Fabric Files. Notes on Mounting Swatches. Fabric Files.

References and Resources

Index

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