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Indian Madras: From Currency to Identity

Sandra Lee Evenson

Sandra Lee Evenson is a Professor and Interim Director in the Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Idaho, USA, where she has taught courses on dress and culture and apparel design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Indian madras plaids are a grouping of yarn-dyed cotton fabrics woven in South India, often by hand. India has a long history of producing cotton fabrics for export markets, dating from at least the first century c.e. and perhaps as early...

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

Book chapter

...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 Collection in Context Vivienne Westwood’s Red Label line was introduced in 1993 when she divided her collections to match different audiences: Red Label became the ready-to-wear division, and the Gold Label incorporated made-to-measure...

Indian Madras Fashion

Sandra Lee Evenson

Sandra Lee Evenson is a Professor and Interim Director in the Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Idaho, USA, where she has taught courses on dress and culture and apparel design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bibliographic guide

...Indian madras, or simply madras, is unique among fashion fabrics because of the consistency of its form and resulting satisfaction in use. At the same time, its subtle mutability within that form has made it popular with a wide range...

Laying Out, Cutting, and Stitching Knits

Julie Cole

Julie Cole has taught at William Rainey Harper College, International Academy of Design and Technology and Mount Mary College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Patternmaking with Stretch Knit Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...Correct layout and cutting are important skills to learn because cutting knit fabric “on grain” impacts how the garment hangs on the body. Whether the fabric is plain, nubby, or patterned or has a repeat print, stripes, or checks influences...
...Footage Referenced Vivienne Westwood, Autumn/Winter 1993: “Anglomania” Alexander McQueen, Autumn/Winter 1995: “Highland Rape” Chanel, Spring/Summer 1994 Christian Francis Roth, Spring/Summer 1993 John Galliano, Autumn/Winter...

Tweed

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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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 8 : West Europe

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Tweed cloth originated in Scotland in the early nineteenth century. At that time, it was only made from woolen yarns in the twill weave. From the 1820s to the present, tweed has been characterized by a huge range of color and weave effects....