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Imitation Leather

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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...Chiyacat/ShutterstockThere are several types of alternatives to 100 percent genuine leather, including thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), polyurethane laminate (PUL), and polyvinyl chloride (PVC). They are often used for jackets, handbags...

The Art of Textiles

Zoya Nudelman

Zoya Nudelman is an Assistant Professor in the Fashion Design Department at Illinois Institute of Art- Chicago Mart, where she teaches eveningwear and couture embellishment design specialties classes, draping, advanced draping, and more. She has been trained by professional artist and fashion designer from Europe and has been able to bring all of her knowledge into her classroom. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Art of Couture Sewing

Fairchild Books, 2016

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...Learn about natural fibers and natural fabricsLearn about man-made fibersLearn about specialty fabricsLearn about laceLearn about the needles and threads needed for the types of fabricsLearn about the life and work of Paul Poiret Textiles...

Leather and Fur

Elaine Stone

Elaine Stone was Professor Emerita, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sheryl A. Farnan

Sheryl A. Farnan is Professor at Metropolitan Community College, USA, where she teaches merchandising, business and marketing courses. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Dynamics of Fashion

Fairchild Books, 2018

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...The three major types of companies in the leather industry and their functionsThe nine different categories of leather and the special finishes used on leatherThe history and development of the fur industry in the United StatesThe functions...
...Learning Objectives Upon completion of this case, students should be able to: Compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages with current popular textiles and alternative biotextiles, such as bacterial cellulose. Analyze...

Minor Fabrications

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

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...Reference SwatchesFusible Tricot InterfacingNonwoven InterfacingImitation SuedeFeltPleatherSherpaSoftshellQuiltEmbroidered EyeletTufted ChenilleVenise LaceFilmGore-Tex®Spacer/ScubaLeatherSuedeMinor fabrications is a final category of fabric...

Leather and Fur

Sheryl A. Farnan

Sheryl A. Farnan is Professor at Metropolitan Community College, USA, where she teaches merchandising, business and marketing courses. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Elaine Stone

Elaine Stone was Professor Emerita, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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In Fashion

Fairchild Books, 2021

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...The three major types of companies in the leather industry and their functionsThe nine different categories of leather and the special finishes used on leatherThe history and development of the fur industry in the United StatesThe functions...

Leather

Celia Stall-Meadows

Celia Stall-Meadows is assistant professor of Fashion Marketing in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Her professional memberships include the International Textile and Apparel Association and the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Know Your Fashion Accessories

Fairchild Publications, 2004

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...An ancient eastern king enjoyed touring his kingdom but was frustrated by the rocky and uneven surface of the landscape. He found walking difficult for bare feet, so ordered his servants to lay animal skins over the path, covering...