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Colour and Fabrics

John Hopkins

John Hopkins is programme leader for Textile, Fashion and Fibre at the Winchester School of Art. He studied Fashion and Textiles at St Martin’s School of Art and has worked internationally as a fashion designer for well-known labels such as Jaeger and Burberry. He is currently engaged in research into sustainable design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion Design: The Complete Guide

Fairchild Books (UK), 2012

Book chapter

...To understand the basic principles of colour theoryTo appreciate different colour schemes and the relationship between themTo consider variables between colour characteristicsTo consider the role of colour forecastingTo recognize...

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...

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

Encyclopedia entry

...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...

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...

Knit Fabrics And Their Properties

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

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...Introduction In simplest terms, knitting is the act of interlooping yarn to create fabric, as opposed to weaving, which is the act of interlacing yarns to create fabric. This looping structure contributes to the comfort and easy fit...

Specialty Weft 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

Book chapter

...Reference SwatchesPolyester InterlockRayon InterlockSilk “Jersey”Crepe InterlockDouble-Knit JacquardDouble-Knit Jacquard — ArgylePonte di RomaDouble-Knit MatelasséWickaway Double-Pique KnitDouble-Knit OttomanKnit TerryFrench TerryVelourKnit...

Ancient Attire of the Southern Andes

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

Encyclopedia entry

...Although rare in most parts of the world, ancient textiles are preserved in many regions of the southern Andes. The best conditions for preservation exist along the Pacific Coast of Peru and northern Chile, but cloth and clothing items from...

Quick Reference Guide Tables

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

Book chapter

...Categories of YarnsFilament yarnsAll manmade fibers and silk. Filament fibers make filament yarns.Spun yarnsAll natural fibers except silk. Silk noil and manufactured fibers cut to staple length are also spun. Staple fibers make spun...

Getting to Know Knits and Stretch Fabrics

Sharon Czachor

Sharon Czachor is an adjunct instructor in the fashion department of Harper College in Illinois, USA. She has taught construction classes in skirts, blouses, pants, dresses, jackets, as well as classes on flat pattern drafting and draping, introduction to CAD pattern design, stretch knits (sportswear, daywear, and children’s wear), including embellishments. She has also taught at the College of DuPage, Illinois, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...In this chapter, designers will be introduced to some background information about knits and how knitted fabrics have been changed by technology. Designers will begin to familiarize themselves with the different types of knit and stretch...