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.
Sewing Techniques: An introduction to construction skills within the design process
Fairchild Publications (UK), 2014
...The clasp on this dress is purely for aesthetic detail; it is cleverly coordinated with the bodice and cuffs.
Creative statements can be made with the clever use of closures. This can be seen across many fashion collections...
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...
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...
Connie Amaden-Crawford is President and CEO of Fashion Patterns by Coni, a member of the Sewing Hall of Fame, and a licensed designer for The McCall Pattern Company under the Butterick label. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
...By studying the information in this chapter, the designer will be able to:Learn to select a suitable closure for each garment design.Learn the various velcro closures, snaps, hooks, and eyes.Learn the different button styles.Learn to select...
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