Cooklin's Garment Technology for Fashion Designers

Cooklin's Garment Technology for Fashion Designers


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405199742
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Steven Hayes, Principal Lecturer in Technology at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), has extensive experience in technology management, clothing engineering and fashion economics as a researcher, practitioner and educator.

John McLoughlin has considerable experience in the clothing industry both as a senior engineer and manager. John is now a Senior Lecturer in Fashion technology at MMU specializing in manufacturing technology, quality management and textile materials.

Dorothy Fairclough is a Senior Lecturer in Garment Technology at MMU and has substantial experience within the fashion industry, including being a designer/pattern cutter and a garment technologist.

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Table of Contents

Preface – about this revised edition vi

Acknowledgements vii

Part I The Commercial Designer 1

Chapter 1 The Designer's Role within Product Development andManufacture 3

Chapter 2 The Designer and Garment Costs — The CommercialDesigner 7

Chapter 3 Pattern Cutting and Materials Utilisation 15

Chapter 4 Garment Trimmings 36

Chapter 5 Designing for Manufacture 47

Part II Garment Technology 53

Chapter 6 Understanding Textile Materials 55

Chapter 7 Sample Cutting 76

Chapter 8 The Principles of Fusing Technology 99

Chapter 9 The Principles of Sewing Technology 112

Chapter 10 The Principles of Pressing Technology 138

Chapter 11 Garment Finishing and Inspection 150

Chapter 12 Selecting Appropriate Technology 160

Part III The Operation of the Product Development Department165

Chapter 13 The Sample Room 167

Chapter 14 Communication 173

Chapter 15 Management/Leadership and Organisation 184

References 193

Index 195

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