Skip to main content
Loading
Loading

Results

  • Textile and Yarn Production
Sort By:  1-10 of 131 (14 pages)
Results per page:
         

Preproduction Processes

Leslie Davis Burns

Dr. Leslie Davis Burns is President and Founder of Responsible Global Fashion LLC and Professor Emerita of Apparel Design and Merchandising at Oregon State University. A scholar and educator around topics related to the international apparel industries, consumer behaviour, and corporate social responsibility, Leslie is author of Sustainability and Social Change in Fashion (2019, Fairchild Books) and co-author of The Business of Fashion (6th edition forthcoming, 2020, Fairchild Books). She is also the Editor-in-Chief of the new online resource, Bloomsbury Fashion Business Cases. Leslie is a Fellow of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and has received the Distinguished Scholar and the Educator of the Year Awards from ITAA in addition to teaching, research, and leadership awards from Oregon State University. Leslie holds a BA from Washington State University and a Ph.D. in Consumer Sciences and Retailing from Purdue University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Kathy K. Mullet

Kathy K. Mullet is based at Oregon State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Business of Fashion : Designing, Manufacturing, and Marketing

Fairchild Books, 2020

Book chapter

...IN THIS CHAPTER, YOU WILL LEARN THE FOLLOWING:pattern development and methods for patternmakingpurposes and strategies for making the prototype or sample garmentconsiderations when ordering and approving production materials, fabrics...

The Textile Industry

Jay Diamond

Jay Diamond is Professor Emeritus at Nassau Community College, where he served as the Chair of the Fashion, Marketing, and Retailing Department as well as the Dean of Business. His honors include the Distinguished Professor of the State University of New York, as well as the first Distinguished Achievement Award at Nassau Community College. Diamond has written numerous textbooks on fashion, retailing, and marketing. In addition, he is the creative force for Diamond Educational Productions, a company that specializes in fashion, retailing, marketing, and professional development videos. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Ellen Diamond

Ellen Diamond is Professor Emerita at Nassau Community College in the Fashion, Marketing, and Retailing Department. She is an internationally recognized artist specializing in original acrylics on canvas and giclee prints. Her works are in public and private collections throughout the world. She has co-authored many texts on fashion and retailing, including The World of Fashion, 5th Edition (Fairchild Books, 2013) and Retail Advertising and Promotion (Fairchild Books, 2011). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The World of Fashion

Fairchild Publications, 2013

Book chapter

...Isn’t it wonderful to unpack wool jersey and thumb your nose at an iron? After you have completed this chapter, you will be able to discuss:Natural and manufactured fibers.Major fiber classifications and the advantages...

Polypropylene (PP)

Annie Gullingsrud

Annie Gullingsrud is the Director of the Textile and Apparel Sector at Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Products Innovation Institute, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Fashion Fibers : Designing For Sustainability

Fairchild Books, 2001

Book chapter

...stocksnapper/iStockPolypropylene (PP) is a long-chain synthetic polymer composed of at least 85 percent by weight of ethylene, propylene, or other olefin units. Polypropylene is a synthetic, manufactured polyolefin fiber that is used...

Fabric Science

Ingrid Johnson

,

Ingrid Johnson is a Full Professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Ajoy K. Sarkar

Ajoy Sarkar teaches textile development and marketing at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Allen C. Cohen

Allen C. Cohen was Professor Emeritus of Textile Science at the Fashion Institute of Technology, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

J. J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science : Swatch Kit

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...Fibers Swatch Number Fabric Description Purpose of Swatch Fiber Content 1 Denim (dark blue) Cotton Cotton 2 Novelty tweed Wool (woolen) Wool 3 Tropical worsted suiting (slate gray) Wool (worsted) Wool 4 Brushed twill...

Dyeing and Printing

Annie Gullingsrud

Annie Gullingsrud is the Director of the Textile and Apparel Sector at Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Products Innovation Institute, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Fashion Fibers : Designing For Sustainability

Fairchild Books, 2001

Book chapter

...wsfurlan/iStockThe goal of adding color to a textile substrate is to produce an appealing, level, fast color on a product at a reasonable cost while providing choices to the customer.Color is a critically important part of a fabric...

Finishing

Annie Gullingsrud

Annie Gullingsrud is the Director of the Textile and Apparel Sector at Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Products Innovation Institute, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Fashion Fibers : Designing For Sustainability

Fairchild Books, 2001

Book chapter

...JeanUrsula/iStockFinishes used in the apparel industry are chemicals and treatments applied to fabric to enhance performance, durability, and longevity of wear. These treatments include soil and stain repellents, water repellents...

Imitation Leather

Annie Gullingsrud

Annie Gullingsrud is the Director of the Textile and Apparel Sector at Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Products Innovation Institute, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Fashion Fibers : Designing For Sustainability

Fairchild Books, 2001

Book chapter

...Chiyacat/ShutterstockThere are several types of alternatives to 100 percent genuine leather, including thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), polyurethane laminate (PUL), and polyvinyl chloride (PVC). They are often used for jackets, handbags...

Polyethylene

Annie Gullingsrud

Annie Gullingsrud is the Director of the Textile and Apparel Sector at Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Products Innovation Institute, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Fashion Fibers : Designing For Sustainability

Fairchild Books, 2001

Book chapter

...TACrafts/iStockPolyethylene (PE) is a synthetic, manufactured plastic that is the most commonly used polymer in the world. It constitutes about one-third of all plastics produced worldwide, and its applications for fashion and apparel...

Woven Fabrics (Swatches 28–48)

Ingrid Johnson

,

Ingrid Johnson is a Full Professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Ajoy K. Sarkar

Ajoy Sarkar teaches textile development and marketing at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Allen C. Cohen

Allen C. Cohen was Professor Emeritus of Textile Science at the Fashion Institute of Technology, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

J. J.Pizzuto’s Fabric Science : Swatch Kit

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...Fabric Science Swatch Kit: Woven Fabrics / Assignment 9 To Analyze a Woven Fabric Structure Materials: Set of swatches, pick glass, worksheet Examine the fabric assigned by the instructor and determine the following: Face and back...

Acrylic

Annie Gullingsrud

Annie Gullingsrud is the Director of the Textile and Apparel Sector at Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Products Innovation Institute, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Fashion Fibers : Designing For Sustainability

Fairchild Books, 2001

Book chapter

...morrolight/iStockAcrylic is a manufactured synthetic fiber in which the fiber-forming substance is any long-chain synthetic polymer.Cohen and Johnson 2010 Acrylic production is a multistep chemical process that uses 85 percent...