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Pile Weaves

Deborah E. Young

Deborah Young is based at The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2018

Book chapter

...Reference SwatchesTerry ClothVelveteenPinwale CorduroyVelvetPanne VelvetThe English word pile is from the Latin word meaning “hair,” and the fabrics in this category are hairy. More importantly, these fabrics are three-dimensional. Pile...

Figure Skating Dress and Costume

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The earliest dress for an ice-skater was basic winter-weather gear. Coats or jackets, pants or skirts, mittens or gloves, and hats or scarves protected skaters from the cold and damp. Early paintings and prints give evidence...