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Indian Madras: From Currency to Identity

Sandra Lee Evenson

University of Idaho 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...

Fashioning Zeitgeist

Mackinney-Valentin Maria

Maria Mackinney-Valentin is an Associate Professor at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design, Denmark. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashioning Identity Status Ambivalence in Contemporary Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...It was 1984 and I was spending Christmas with my American family in North Carolina. I was 13. My uncle Jack gave me a red and black plaid flannel shirt, and as with most things at that point in my life, it made me feel awkward. I did...

Stripes and Plaids

Steven Stipelman

Steven Stipelman is a professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology. He has taught at Parsons School of Design and Marist College and has conducted workshops at colleges and universities around the country. In addition to working as staff illustrator at Henri Bendel in New York City, Stipelman was a fashion artist at Women&s Wear Daily for 25 years. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Illustrating Fashion : Concept to Creation

Fairchild Books, 2017

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...Stripes and plaids have been so much a part of our lives that we almost take them for granted. Your first striped garment was probably a part of your layette—a pink and white or blue and white outfit—with a matching striped cap! As a child,...

Fabrics and Cutting

Jaeil Lee

Jaeil Lee is a Professor and Director of Clothing and Textiles Program in the Department of Family and Consumer Science at Seattle Pacific University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Camille Steen

Camille Steen is Technical Designer Manager at Ex Officio LLC, USA, a leading maker of travel apparel. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Technical Sourcebook for Apparel Designers

Fairchild Books, 2018

Book chapter

...After studying this chapter, you will be able to:Identify the structure of fabricDescribe the differences and similarities between wovens and knitsDemonstrate the differences in cutting instructions based on fabrics and patternsIdentify...

Twill Weaves

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 SwatchesLightweight DenimMedium-Weight DenimTweedy DenimChinoHampton TwillWool GabardinePolyester GabardineBull Denim or DrillCavalry TwillHerringboneHoundstoothGlen PlaidSurahThe second of the three basic weaves is the twill...

Indian Madras Plaids as Real India

Sandra Lee Evenson

University of Idaho Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dress Sense : Emotional and Sensory Experiences of the Body and Clothes

Berg, 2007

Book chapter

...Many people recognize the expression: “If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it is probably a duck.” The expression summarizes the logic behind identifying an object based on its characteristics. For the Kalabari, the cloth called...

Dsquared2

Designer biography

...Twin brothers Dean and Dan Caten (né Catenacci) were born on 19 December 1964 in a suburb of Toronto, Canada. The brothers were the youngest of nine children. In 1983, they moved to New York to study at the Parsons School of Design. Three...

Defining Prints and Patterns

Stacy Stewart Smith

Stacy Stewart Smith is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Fashion Design Art at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), USA, where he instructs the finer points of digital fashion design and technical specifications using Adobe Illustrator® and Adobe Photoshop®. He has been teaching computer art, illustration, fashion design and merchandising courses since 1998 and was Teacher of the Year (2000) during his lengthy post at the Wood Tobé-Coburn School of New York. Smith is an accomplished fashion designer and fine art painter. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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CAD for Fashion\nDesign and Merchandising

Fairchild Publications, 2013

Book chapter

...Objectives The subject of defining patterns is discussed and demonstrated throughout this book and is the focus of this chapter. In later chapters, even more textiles, treatments, and finishes will be covered. This chapter is not a total...

North American Lumberjack Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Lumberjack culture began with the everyday life of male immigrants to the rural United States in the 1800s. For nearly a century, lumberjacks—with their associated titles of shantymen, woodmen, riverpigs and loggers—moved out of economic...
...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...