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Fabric Science

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

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...

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.

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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.

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The World of Fashion

Fairchild Publications, 2013

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...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...

Textile Finishes (Swatches 89–98)

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

Book chapter

...Fabric Science Swatch Kit: Textiles For Interiors / Assignment 19 To Examine Railroading of Upholstery Fabrics Materials: Set of swatches, pick glass, worksheet It is sometimes desirable for the fabric to be placed on the upholstered...

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.

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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...

Safety Regulations and Guidelines for Wearing Apparel

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 Quality : A Guide To Evaluating Sewn Products

Fairchild Books, 2014

Book chapter

...To examine safety regulations for key major consumer markets around the globeTo gain awareness of regulatory bodies overseeing and enforcing safety regulations for apparel itemsTo understand the importance of consumer safety regulations...

Swatch Boards

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

...Swatch 1Fiber content: Raw cottonSwatch 2Fiber content: CottonYarn construction: Two-ply spunYarn size: 8/2Swatch 3Fiber content: PolyesterYarn construction: Single multifilamentYarn size: 35 tex or 310 denierThese three “swatches” come...

Burberry

Designer biography

...Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, a country draper’s apprentice, the Burberry brand is one of today’s most valuable global luxury brands. Thomas Burberry’s shop in Hampshire, England, sold outdoor clothes and equipment. In 1880 he...

Guide to Fabric Selection

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 fabric performance properties result from each component’s relationship and effect on all other components. To understand that the performance expectations of fabrics differ with each end use of that fabric...

Production of Manufactured Fibers

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 Approximately 70 percent of the textiles used in the United States are manufactured fibers. The breakdown of usage is: Apparel—48 percent Furnishings (excluding floor coverings)—40 percent Floor coverings—99 percent...

Textile Finishing

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 how textile finishing alters and adapts fabrics for their intended end uses. To understand the differences between aesthetic and functional finishes. To be familiar with specific textile finishing processes...