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Care and Renovation of Textiles

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 laundering and dry cleaning processes for textiles. To understand the principles of soil removal of the different types of soil by either laundering or dry cleaning. To be able to classify soiling of textiles...

A Consumer Perspective on Clothing Care: The Economic, Environmental, and Social Costs

The Dangers of Fashion : Towards Ethical and Sustainable Solutions

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...Clothing consumption has been defined as encompassing three main stages: acquisition, use, and disposal. The second stage includes clothing inventory, use, and maintenance. The maintenance, or care, of clothing involves activities...

Raw Materials and Sewn Products Testing

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

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...To gain an understanding of common cleaning methods for apparel productsTo identify tests to evaluate product appearance and performance for evaluating qualityTo provide an overview of the contents of a standard specificationTo describe how...

Use

Alison Gwilt

Alison Gwilt is Associate Professor in Design at the University of New South Wales and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the University of South Australia, Australia. She is an adviser to the not-for-profit organisations Redress (Hong Kong) and the Ethical Fashion Forum (UK). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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...UK designer Emma Dulcie Rigby produces a range of garments that incorporate accessible care instructions into the design of the garment.A garment’s use phase – where for some products most of the environmental impacts are created – can...

Garment Washing

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

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...cookelma/iStockIn addition to improving or softening the hand feel of products, garment washing affects the aesthetic of the product, often by imparting a “worn in” or “aged” appearance. Garment washing has become an indispensable tool...

Garment Construction Details 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 analyze construction details and identify shaping methods used to achieve fit in garments...

Change and Transition in Victorian England

Rachel Worth

Rachel Worth is Professor of History of Dress and Fashion and Head of Research Development at the Arts University Bournemouth. She received her Doctorate from The Courtauld Institute and has been Visiting Professor there. She is the author of Dress & Textiles (2002), Fashion for the People: A History of Clothing at Marks & Spencer (2006) and Fashion and Class (2016). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Clothing and Landscape in Victorian England : Working-class Dress and Rural Life

I.B. Tauris, 2018

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...The changes that took place in England in the decades from 1840 to 1900 were profound. While we must not over-generalize in considering their effects, we can be certain that the impact on social and economic structures, and on people...

Women’s Invisible Labor in Dress Practices: Care

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Fashion consumption hides a great deal of invisible labor; changes in this labor have influenced and silently but effectively reoriented the fashion world. This invisible labor is the work done in everyday life to buy, clean, iron, and mend...

Care of Dress

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

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Until the twentieth century, the care of clothing generally meant arduous back-breaking work undertaken by females. Traditionally, outer clothing was protected from the body, even as the body was protected from the outer clothing, by linen...

Care and Maintenance

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

Berg, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Care and maintenance are important for both durability and appearance of clothes. Historically, clothing and textiles have been among the most precious possessions of a household, and extensive repairs and careful maintenance were...