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Polyester

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

Book chapter

...crystalfoto/ShutterstockOver the last forty-five years, technical developments in polyester production have improved the fiber’s hand feel, fineness, and quality. Polyester is now the world’s most widely used fiber, representing 79 percent...

Fiber Classification: Synthetic Fibers

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 SwatchesNylonAcrylicPolyesterPolyester Polartec WindproPolyester SorbtekPolyester/Spandex X-Static® WickawayOlefinNomex® Aramid Introduction to Synthetic Fibers By 1939, the process of manufacturing fibers extended to using...

Future Fibers: Manufactured Fibers

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

Book chapter

...This Future Fibers part closer presents innovative alternatives to traditional manufactured fibers. The companies profiled here have all presented unique ways of circumventing challenges and impacts associated with processing...

Yarn Classification

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 SwatchesSingle-Spun RayonSingle Multifilament RayonTwo-Ply Spun Polyester/RayonPolyester MicrofiberBoucléChenilleEyelashTweed Yarn Classification A yarn is a group of fibers twisted together to form a continuous strand. Yarns...

Lingerie

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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Sewing with Knits and Stretch Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2016

Book chapter

...In general, lingerie refers to undergarments or intimate apparel such as camisoles, panties, bras, slips, and bust-iers and includes sleepwear, loungewear (such as thermal undershirts and pants), and bathrobes. According to the Dictionary...