Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics
Edition: 3rd 2015
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Description: Featuring 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 the presentation 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 dots and more time applying the concepts.New to this Edition:- Updated fabrics directly from the current marketplace- 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- How to Use the Swatch Reference Guide video tutorial
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $170.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic & Professional
Publication date: 1/23/2015
Size: 0.12" wide x 12.00" long x 2.50" tall
Deborah Young is based at The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, USA.