Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics

Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics

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qFeaturing the most current and high-quality fashion fabrics, Swatch Reference Guide to Fashion Fabrics, 3rd Edition is an all-in-one text and swatch book focused on the needs of fashion students. One of the essential components of the swatch book is thepresentation of fabric samples with all pertinent information regarding fabric identification on the same page. The kit includes 206 unique fabric samples--sourced from the L.A. market--not found in any other swatch kit, a 3-ring binder, 144 page textbook, 56 swatch mounting boards, and a metal pick glass.This introductory to intermediate level text includes preprinted mounting boards for each fabric sample with filled in fabric name, fiber content, yarn construction, count, coloration, finishes, weight, and a list of characteristics. End of chapter activities help readers organize and classify information--plus an included metal pick glass lets users examine and magnify fabrics. Through the text and swatches, readers will learn the inherent performance properties and construction of fibers, yarns and fabrics, and most importantly, their end use in fashion. This invaluable reference brings together a wide variety of information into one volume, enabling users to spend less time trying to connect the dotsand more time applying the concepts.New to this Edition: - High quality, fashion-forward samples that reflect trends in the fashion industry- Expanded fiber chapters with relevant tips for performance expectations and care- Additional microscopic view photographs in Chapter 2 and 3- Bolded key terms throughout and a complete glossary on a new companion website- Swatch Reference Guide to Fashion Fabrics Studio includes How to Use the Swatch Reference Guide video tutorialq--Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics is an all-in-one text and swatch book that focuses on the unique needs of students in fashion design, apparel manufacturing and merchandising, and product development.

Title:Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics
Author:Deborah Young
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA - 2015-01-23


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