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Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics

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Author: Young, Deborah E.

Brand: Fairchild Books

Edition: 4

Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 272

Release Date: 11-01-2018

Details: Product Description This all-in-one text and swatch book presents current, high-quality fashion fabric samples with information including fabric name, fiber content, yarn construction, count, coloration, weight, uses, characteristics, and comparisons to other fabrics. The kit includes 209 exclusive fabric samples, a textbook with activities, Quick Reference Guide tables, pre-printed mounting boards for all swatches, and an 8x metal pick glass--all in a sturdy three-ring binder. By reading the text and assembling the swatch kit, you will learn the properties and construction of fibers, yarns, and fabrics, and their end use in fashion. New to this Edition ~ Online STUDIO features a video tutorial, chapter quizzes, flashcards, and additional assignments and labs~ All new swatches including Tencel® Lyocell, organic color-grown cotton, and Sorbtek®, that reflect trends in the fashion industry ~ Expanded sections on sustainable and socially responsible market practices~ In-depth analysis of care issues and labels PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing or renting this ISBN does not include access to the STUDIO resources that accompany this text. To receive free access to the STUDIO content with new copies of this book, please refer to the book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501328602. About the Author Deborah E. Young is a Textile Science Instructor at Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM), Los Angeles, US. She has written textile curriculum in the areas of fashion, product development, merchandise marketing, interior design and apparel manufacturing.

Package Dimensions: 11.7 x 11.4 x 2.8 inches

Languages: English