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‘Your Clothes Are Materials of War’

The Culture of Sewing : Gender, Consumption and Home Dressmaking

Berg, 1999

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...In 1942, in the fourth year of the Second World War in Britain, Hugh Dalton, President of the British Board of Trade (BoT) wrote in an open letter to the women’s voluntary organizations.If every single garment now in the homes of Britain...

Stitching Order Worksheet

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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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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Sample Workbook to Accompany Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers

Fairchild Books (UK), 2014

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Patterns of Respectability

Christopher Breward

Christopher Breward is Professor in Historical and Cultural Studies, London College of Fashion. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Culture of Sewing : Gender, Consumption and Home Dressmaking

Berg, 1999

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...Edwin Pugh, a writer of the ‘cockney school’ of literary social realism, more used to describing the brash and greasy exterior fug of London street markets and music halls, provided a highly suggestive evocation of humble interior space...

The Seams

Milva Fiorella Di Lorenzo

Milva Fiorella Di Lorenzo is an instructor at Miami International University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tailoring Techniques for Fashion

Fairchild Publications, 2010

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...Objectives After you have read this chapter, you should be able to discuss: The seam and its function in garment construction The importance of the perfect seam Seam finishes The suitability of different seams for different materials...

‘The Lady’s Economical Assistant’ of 1808

The Culture of Sewing : Gender, Consumption and Home Dressmaking

Berg, 1999

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...Home dressmaking seems to have been confined to very simple garments, in particular those in the category of plain sewing, such as shirts, smocks, caps and baby clothes, until well into the nineteenth century. The reason...

Quality Assurance along the Supply Chain Lab

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 Lab Manual

Fairchild Publications, 2014

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...Lab Objectives: To inspect apparel items for fabric and garment defects. Chapter 13 of Apparel...

The Sewing Machine and Sewing Equipment

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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...The Design Room Sewing Equipment Objectives By studying the information in this chapter, the designer will be able to: Select and understand the basic sewing tools needed for measuring, cutting, marking, and fitting. Identify...

General Sewing and Pressing Equipment

Milva Fiorella Di Lorenzo

Milva Fiorella Di Lorenzo is an instructor at Miami International University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tailoring Techniques for Fashion

Fairchild Publications, 2010

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...Objectives After you have read this chapter, you should be able to discuss: The importance of having the right equipment for both traditional and mass-produced tailoring Essential sewing, marking, and cutting equipment Essential pressing...

Hand Sewing

Milva Fiorella Di Lorenzo

Milva Fiorella Di Lorenzo is an instructor at Miami International University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tailoring Techniques for Fashion

Fairchild Publications, 2010

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...Objectives After you have read this chapter, you should be able to discuss: The importance of hand sewing for tailoring Hand sewing techniques The difference between permanent and temporary stitches in the construction of a garment You...

How to Use Your Workbook

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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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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Sample Workbook to Accompany Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers

Fairchild Books (UK), 2014

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...The workbook gives the student an opportunity to put into practice many of the stitching techniques outlined in the textbook, Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers, 2nd Edition (ISBN: 9781609019259).Stitching assignments at different...