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Buttons

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Button-like objects of stone, glass, bone, ceramic, and gold have been found at archaeological sites dating as early as 2000 B.C.E., but evidence suggests that these objects were used as decoration on cloth or strung like beads...

Assembly and Finishing

Paula J. Myers-McDevitt

Paula J. Myers-McDevitt has taught at Cheney University, Immaculata University of Pennsylvania, and Harcum College. She has also worked in the industry as a Technical Design Manager for large corporations such as May Department Stores and Federated Department Stores. Paula has a Masters of Arts Degree in Fashion Merchandising. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Apparel Production Management and the Technical Package

Fairchild Publications (US), 2011

Book chapter

...Garment Components and Labor Most people who sew at home know garment components as the trims: zippers, buttons, and so on. If you were to look at retail patterns for home sewing, you would see these items listed as components. However...
...Considered one of the leading menswear designers, little is known about the life of Maurizio Baldassari. Born in 1936 in Liguria, Italy, Baldassari began working for the famous Italian department store, La Rinascente, in 1957 as a buyer...

History of the Graduation Button Blanket

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Each spring when the First Nations Haida secondary school graduates receive their button blankets, they are part of a centuries-old tradition of learning their identity, and a new tradition that celebrates their academic achievements...

Closures

Jennifer Prendergast

Jennifer Prendergast is a Senior Lecturer in Design and Product Development at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, and teaches both design and garment technology. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sewing Techniques : An introduction to construction skills within the design process

Fairchild Publications (UK), 2014

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...The clasp on this dress is purely for aesthetic detail; it is cleverly coordinated with the bodice and cuffs. Zips Closures Creative statements can be made with the clever use of closures. This can be seen across many fashion collections...

Essentials for Construction

Bina Abling

Bina Abling teaches in the Fashion Design departments of FIT and Parsons School of Design in New York City. She is the author of Fashion Sketchbook, 4th Edition, Advanced Fashion Sketchbook, Model Drawing, and Marker Rendering for Fashion, Accessories and Interior Design. Bina's knowledge and experience comes from 10 years in the fashion industry and 15 years of teaching. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Felice DaCosta

Felice DaCosta is a professor at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City where she has taught Fashion Design to sophomore and junior classes for more than 25 years. She draws upon 25 years of experience in the fashion industry as a fashion illustrator and design consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Flats & Technical Drawing

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...This chapter covers some of the essential construction details that are drawn on garment flats. These construction details include not only basic information (such as seams, topstitching, and darts), but they can also include surface...

Design Details

Milva Fiorella Di Lorenzo

Milva Fiorella Di Lorenzo is an instructor at Miami International University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tailoring Techniques for Fashion

Fairchild Publications, 2010

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...Objectives After you have read this chapter, you should be able to discuss: The construction of a shawl collar The construction of a patch pocket The construction of a welt pocket variation The construction of a bound buttonholes...

Button and Buttonhole Placement Worksheet B (Shirt with No Front Band or Collar)

Julie Cole

Julie Cole has taught at William Rainey Harper College, International Academy of Design and Technology and Mount Mary College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sharon Czachor

Sharon Czachor is an adjunct instructor in the fashion department of Harper College in Illinois, USA. She has taught construction classes in skirts, blouses, pants, dresses, jackets, as well as classes on flat pattern drafting and draping, introduction to CAD pattern design, stretch knits (sportswear, daywear, and children’s wear), including embellishments. She has also taught at the College of DuPage, Illinois, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sample Workbook to Accompany Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers

Fairchild Books (UK), 2014

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3D Advanced

Patricia Grice

Patricia Grice is Senior Lecturer in fashion at the Arts University Bournemouth, UK. She has also worked with many high street brands in design, pattern cutting and garment technology and is a Digital Pattern Consultant. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Digital Pattern Cutting for Fashion with Lectra Modaris® : From 2D Pattern Modification to 3D Prototyping

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Visual Effects to T-ShirtTo understand and be able to apply more advanced 3D applicationsHow to Assemble and Simulate two garments together on the same MannequinTo understand and apply more advanced Visual Effects – Fabric/Seam/NotionsTo...

Closures

Janace E. Bubonia

Janace E. Bubonia, PhD, is Professor and Chair of the Department of Design, Merchandising and Textiles at Texas Christian University. She has taught classes in design and product development, fashion illustration, fashion show production, promotion, and textile testing among others. She is a member of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Apparel Production Terms and Processes

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...Closures, or fasteners, are used to secure garment sections together. They are designed for a variety of specific functions. Fasteners are used for decorative as well as functional purposes. They may be used at the discretion...