Sewing for the Apparel Industry

ISBN-10: 0321062841

ISBN-13: 9780321062840

Edition: 2001

List price: $119.00
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This easy-to-use workbook details the sewing processes, practical skills, and equipment used in apparel manufacturing. It contains step-by-step directions, approximately 1000 illustrations, and numerous reference charts. Efficient and cost effective procedure descriptions compliment material on the basic concept of design and desired qualityproviding users with an understanding of various production methods, how they affect design decisions, and relate to garment quality and labor and material costs. Divided into three parts, the chapters logically guide readers from basic intrinsic operations to more complex specific applications for particular structural elements. Coverage includes basic machine and production skills; a complete treatment of seams; hems; darts; facings; plackets; interlinings; cuffs and waistbands; sleeves; closures; zippers; collars; pockets; bias; and linings. A practical reference for apparel manufacturers and sub-contractors, training and production supervisors, professional dressmakers, theater costumers, homesewers learning professional techniques, and a helpful tool for problem solving in the workplace.
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Book details

List price: $119.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/17/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

Claire B. Shaeffer is an internationally recognized expert in fashion design history, and construction techniques for haute couture and high-end ready-to-wear. She is a long-time designer for Vogue Patterns, a frequent contributor to Threads magazine, and the author of numerous books.

Apparel Production
Overview to Apparel Production
Industrial Equipment: Orientation
Basic Machine Skills
Basic Production Skills
Other Industrial Machines
Basic Operations
Seams, Types, Classifications, and Basic Plain Seams
More Plain Seams
Seam Finishes
Self-finished Seams
Hems
Darts
Facings
Plackets
Interlinings
Basic Production Operations
Assembling the Garment
Bands: Cuffs and Waistbands
Sleeves
Closures
Zippers
Collars
Pockets
Bias
Linings
Basic Tools and Supplies
Using Measuring Tools
Fibers, Yarns, and Fabrics
Hand Stitches
Schematics of Seams and Stitches
Forms
Troubleshooting Stitching Faults
Glossary
Bibliography
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