Garment Technology for Fashion Designers

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Technological factors are becoming increasingly important in fashion design because of the far-ranging decisions which the designer has to make involving cutting, fusibles, sewing, pressing, finishing and quality at the sampling stage. Today, the designer has to understand the basics of the technologies involved in order to make informed decisions, which will affect the feasibility and costs of his designs and serve his employers interests best. This handbook is designed to provide students and professionals with...
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Overview

Technological factors are becoming increasingly important in fashion design because of the far-ranging decisions which the designer has to make involving cutting, fusibles, sewing, pressing, finishing and quality at the sampling stage. Today, the designer has to understand the basics of the technologies involved in order to make informed decisions, which will affect the feasibility and costs of his designs and serve his employers interests best. This handbook is designed to provide students and professionals with the fundamental principles of clothing technology in relation to their own work of design, pattern cutting and supervision of a sample making section.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780632047758
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/15/1997
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 6.84 (w) x 9.64 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Pt. 1 Cost Consciousness 1
1 The Designer and Garment Costs 3
2 Pattern Cutting and Materials Utilisation 9
3 Garment Trimmings 27
Pt. 2 Garment Technology 39
4 Introduction to Garment Technology 41
5 Sample Cutting 49
6 The Principles of Fusing Technology 72
7 The Principles of Sewing Technology 84
8 The Principles of Pressing Technology 104
9 Garment Finishing and Inspection 116
10 The Sample Room 123
Pt. 3 Design Department Operation 129
11 Communication 131
12 Management and Organisation 140
References and Further reading 150
Index 151
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