Zoya Nudelman is an Assistant Professor in the Fashion Design Department at Illinois Institute of Art- Chicago Mart, where she teaches eveningwear and couture embellishment design specialties classes, draping, advanced draping, and more. She has been trained by professional artist and fashion designer from Europe and has been able to bring all of her knowledge into her classroom. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...Learn the history of zippersLearn how to insert zippersLearn how to use hooks and eyesLearn how to cover and apply snapsLearn how to make buttonholes and to sew on buttonsLearn how to make button loops and frogsLearn about the life and work...
Jaeil Lee is a Professor and Director of Clothing and Textiles Program in the Department of Family and Consumer Science at Seattle Pacific University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...After studying this chapter, you will be able to:Identify different fasteners used in apparel productsUnderstand from a technical perspective the application of different kinds of fasteners used in apparel productsSelect fasteners...
Susan M. Watkins is Professor Emeritus in Apparel Design from Cornell University, USA, and Designer and Manager of Portable Environments, LLC, a consulting company focused on protective clothing design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Lucy E. Dunne is Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, USA, where she sits on the faculty of Design, Housing, and Apparel and Human Factors and Ergonomics, as well as holding affiliate membership in the graduate faculties of Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Institute for Health Informatics. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Functional Clothing Design: From Sportswear to Spacesuits
Fairchild Books, 2015
...One of the most basic decisions a designer needs to make is how to put material together to give shape to a garment. There are many ways to do this: simple stitching; the application of a wide range of fasteners and fastening systems...
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.
...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...
Aneta Genova is an Assistant Professor of Accessory Design at the BFA Fashion Design Department at Parsons School of Design in New York City and has created online accessory design and history of costume classes respectively for The Academy of Art University Online and Drexel University in Philadelphia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Fashion and Technology: A Guide to Materials and Applications
Fairchild Books, 2016
...This chapter focuses on conductive and reactive materials and how they can be used in fashion and accessory design. Conductive materials have the ability to conduct or transmit heat, electricity, or sound. Examples of these materials...
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