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Fabric Reference

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ISBN-10: 0133496635

ISBN-13: 9780133496635

Edition: 1st 1996

Authors: Mary Humphries

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Book details

List price: $47.00
Edition: 1st
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 273
Size: 8.31" wide x 9.99" long x 0.58" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Fabric Reference
Introduction
Fabrics Everyday and Extraordinary
Guide to Using This Reference
Equipment Helpful in Fabric Study
Fabrics An Overview
Basic Terms Used with Fabrics and Fibers.
Textile Fibers
Fibers are Fundamental
Textile Fibers Are Special
What's in a Name? (Generic Names)
Fiber Properties
Fibers Relative Position in World Production
Natural Fibers
Manufactured Fibers
Blending of Fibers
Fiber Identification
Yarns From Fiber To Fabric
Yarn Types and Constructions
Yarn Classification
Yarn Notation
Spun Yarn
Continuous Filament Yarn
Novelty (Fancy or Complex-Ply)
Thread
Fabric Constructions
Fabric Right Side versus Wrong Side, Face versus Back
Weaving
Knitting
Other Construction Methods Using Yarns
Fabrics Without Yarns
Fabrics Without Fibers
Compound Fabrics
Finishing of Fabrics
Role of Fabric Finishing
Finishing the Natural Fibers
Other General and Basic Finishes
Added Value and Special-Purpose Finishes
Application of Color Dyeing and Printing
Care of Fabrics
Home Care
Commercial Cleaning
Dyes and Colorfastness
Brighteners: What to Expect of Whiter than White
Care Labeling
Storage of Textile Articles
Fabrics and Ecology
Clothing as Environment
Textiles and the Environment
How Green?
Fabric Assessment
Fabric Assessment
How It's Done
Standard Tests and Rating
Nontechnical Fabric Tests.
Metric in Textiles Use
Origin of Metric Measurement
SI Usage
Metric in Home Sewing
Metric in Home Furnishing
Metric in Miscellaneous Textile Articles
Metric in Home Maintenance of Textile Articles
Metric in Textiles Study
References and Resources
Index
Fabric Glossary
Overview
Guide to Using This Glossary
Fiber Families
Range of Fabric Weights
Sheer to Heavy
Fabrics According to End-Use Categories
Fabric Files
Notes on Using Fabric Files
Notes on Mounting Swatches
Fabric Files
References and Resources
Index