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Yarns and Sewing Threads

Ingrid Johnson

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

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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.

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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.

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J.J. Pizzuto’s Fabric Science

Fairchild Books, 2015

Book chapter

...Objectives To understand that the type of yarn used has an important effect on the properties of fabric. To know the distinctions between the various yarn types as well as their properties and end-use applications. To understand...

Yarn Formation

Virginia Hencken Elsasser

Virginia H. Elsasser, ITAA, ESRAB, is an Associate Professor in the Fashion in the Communication and Fine Arts Department of Centenary College. She has taught courses focusing on textiles, sociology of clothing, design, and retailing. She is a member of International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) and Educators for Socially Responsible Apparel Business (ESRAB). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Textiles : Concepts and Principles

Fairchild Publications, 2010

Book chapter

...Introduction The American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) defines a yarn as a continuous strand of textile fibers, filaments, or materials in a form that can be used to make fabric. Fiber properties can be enhanced or modified...

Tweed: Terms, Descriptions, and Characteristics

Fiona Anderson

Fiona Anderson is an Independent Scholar and Curator. She was formerly Senior Curator of Fashion and Textiles at National Museums Scotland, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tweed

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The origins of the word tweed are of historical and commercial significance today because of the importance of authenticity and place to the past and present identities of these textiles.A recent promotional leaflet for the Lovat Mill...