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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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...Fashion trends and styling determine the type and amount of shaping or fullness that become the design element of the garment. A designer achieves silhouette, style, and proportion through the placement of fabric grainlines, design lines...

Draping on the Mannequin

Anette Fischer

Anette Fischer is a Senior Lecturer specializing in 3D Development on the BA (Hons) Fashion course at the University of the Creative Arts, Epsom. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Kiran Gobin

Kiran Gobin is a creative pattern cutter and a lecturer in Fashion Design at Middlesex University, London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Construction for Fashion Design

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2017

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...Draping is modeling or shaping a piece of fabric on a mannequin (also called a model-stand, dress form or dummy) or a life model. Madeleine Vionnet (in the 1920s) and Madame Alix Grès (1930s) were the first couture designers to devote...

Knit Fabrics

Deborah E. Young

Deborah Young is based at The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2018

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...Reference SwatchesLingerie or Tissue JerseyT-Shirt JerseySweater JerseySlub JerseyITYPolyspan“Denim” JerseyFair Isle/Jacquard Jersey1×1 Rib Knit2×2 Rib KnitPiqué Jersey KnitThermal KnitPointelleSlinkyOnionskinMatte JerseySheer Matte...

Warp Knits

Deborah E. Young

Deborah Young is based at The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2018

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...Reference Swatches144. Tricot145. Sueded Tricot146. Brushed Tricot147. Sliver Knit148. Satin Tricot149. Swimwear Tricot150. Athletic Mesh151. Tulle152. Raschel Lace153. Cut Press154. Hex Net155. Triple Mesh156. Power Mesh157. Fishnet158...

Project Five—Photoshop: Stripes and Weaves

Robert Hume

Robert Hume is a design professional and has taught both in industry and in higher education, principally at Norwich University of the Arts and at Central Saint Martins, London, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion and Textile Design with Photoshop and Illustrator : Professional Creative Practice

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Weaving is even further away from either Photoshop or Illustrator’s target use than print and garment design so it is understandable that there are no specific weave tools in either application. Specialist weave plug-ins are available...

The Huipil of Guatemala

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 2 : Latin America and the Caribbean

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

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...In the highlands of Guatemala, indigenous Maya women are well known for their beautiful traditional dress, called traje. Women’s traje consists of a huipil (blouse or tunic), corte (skirt), faja (sash), and may include a distinctive...

Madeleine Vionnet (1876–1975)

Brenda Polan

Brenda Polan is a fashion writer, editor, lecturer and academic. She was formerly fashion editor and women’s page editor of The Guardian and has since written for all Britain’s major newspapers and many magazines. She was until recently Programme Director (Media) at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Roger Tredre

Roger Tredre is Course Leader, MA Fashion Roger Tredre is Course Leader, MA Fashion Communication, at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. Prior to his academic career, he worked in newspaper fashion journalism and was the first Editor-in-Chief of WGSN, the online fashion trends and research business. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Great Fashion Designers : From Chanel to McQueen, the names that made fashion history

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...Grecian-style model in Vionnet, Vogue, 1931. Photo: George Hoyningen-Huene/Condé Nast via Getty Images.Vionnet fast established a reputation for purity of vision.In the fledgling years of the twentieth century, Madeleine Vionnet helped...

Knitted Fabrics (Swatches 49–69)

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

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...Fabric Science Swatch Kit: Knitted Fabrics / Assignment 14 To Determine Knitted Fabric Structure Materials: Set of swatches, pick glass, worksheet Examine each of the fabrics assigned by the instructor and determine the following...

Bias and Bias Treatments

Connie Amaden-Crawford

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.

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A Guide to Fashion Sewing

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...By studying the information in this chapter, the designer will be able to:Learn the uses of bias.Learn to cut bias.Learn to join bias strips correctly.Learn to sew a single bias binding.Learn to sew a French bias binding.Learn to sew a Hong...

Fabric

Roberto Cabrera

Roberto Cabrera taught at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Denis Antoine

Denis Antoine is a leading practitioner and educator in the field of men’s tailoring. Following degrees in menswear from the London College of Fashion and the Royal College of Art, he established his eponymous bespoke tailoring business. He currently teaches menswear design and construction at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classic Tailoring Techniques for Menswear : A Construction Guide

Fairchild Books, 2015

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...Selecting the Fabric If you want the very finest fabric for classic tailoring, choose wool. There is an endless variety of beautiful fabrics available to us today, most of which will respond favorably to certain tailoring features...