Fabrics / Edition 1

Fabrics / Edition 1

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by Marypaul Yates
     
 

Fabrics provides designers with the information needed to make their fabric specifications easy, informed, and appropriate to the job at hand, considering aesthetics, performance, application, and green design.
This thorough handbook by a textile professional describes and illustrates fibers and yarns, fabric structures, fabric design, dye and printing processes

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Overview

Fabrics provides designers with the information needed to make their fabric specifications easy, informed, and appropriate to the job at hand, considering aesthetics, performance, application, and green design.
This thorough handbook by a textile professional describes and illustrates fibers and yarns, fabric structures, fabric design, dye and printing processes, finishes and treatments, styles and applications of cloth for furniture, window-, wall-, and floor coverings. Also covered are testing and flaws; the fabric industry, and professional practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393730623
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
04/27/2002
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
598,587
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments9
Introduction11
1Aesthetics13
2Sustainable Design27
3Fibers and Yarns33
4Fabric Structure59
5Fabric Designs100
6Color Application130
7Finishing and Treatment157
8Fabric Applications169
9Performance, Testing, and Flaws247
10The Fabric Industry258
11Professional Practices268
Appendix277
Glossary280
Sources297
Illustration Details and Photographers299
Bibliography303
Index306

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