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Sewing for the Apparel Industry, 2/e focuses on the fundamental principles of garment construction, the interrelationship of assembly methods, and the elements which the designer must consider at the outset of individual design creation. It details easy-to-master production operations, while emphasizing the equipment, practical skills, and sewing processes used in apparel manufacturing. Efficient and cost effective procedure descriptions complement material on the basic concept of design and desired quality, providing students with an understanding of various production methods and how they affect design decisions and relate to garment quality and labor and material costs.

0132964643 / 9780132964647 Sewing for the Apparel Industry & Patterns for Sewing for the Apparel Industry Package

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0131884433 / 9780131884434 Sewing for the Apparel Industry 2/e

0131884441 / 9780131884441 Patterns for Sewing for the Apparel Industry

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132964647
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 1/18/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Sales rank: 841,659
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents


1. Overview to Apparel Production.

Quick Start Tutorial.

2. Orientation: The Lockstitch Machine.

3. Basic Machine Skills: The Lockstitch Machine.

4. Other Industrial Equipment.

5. Basic Production Skills.


6. Seams, Types, Classifications, and Basic Plain Seams.

7. More Plain Seams.

8. Seam Finishes.

9. Self-finished Seams.

10. Hems.

11. Darts.

12. Facings.

13. Plackets.

14. Interlinings.


15. Assembling the Garment.

16. Bands: Cuffs and Waistbands.

17. Sleeves.

18. Closures.

19. Zippers.

20. Collars.

21. Pockets.

22. Bias.

23. Linings.


24. Knit Types and Seams.

25. Hems and Edge Finishes.

26. More Applications for Knits.

Appendix 1: Safety Rules.

Appendix 2: Forms.

Appendix 3: Using Measuring Tools.

Appendix 4: Fibers, Yarns, and Fabrics.

Appendix 5: Hand Stitches.

Appendix 6: Schematics of Seams and Stitches.

Appendix 7: Troubleshooting Stitching and Pressing Defects.

Appendix 8: Basic Tools and Supplies.

Appendix 9: Burn Test.

Appendix 10: Pattern Numbers and Shapes.



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