|Format:||Paperback / softback, 100 pages, 9th Edition|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 September 2009|
Designed to accompany the 9th Edition of "Fabric Science", this Swatch Kit supplements the study of textiles for students in fashion design, merchandising, product development and well as home furnishings. Swatches represent the types of fabrics currently available in the textile industry and sold to apparel, home furnishings and industrial designers. The following are new to this edition: 114, 2 x 3 fabric swatches - assembled and bundled in two sections for easy accessibility; 8-page list that identifies the swatches by number, fabric description, purpose of swatch, and fiber content; and, new and additional swatches that are selected to raise awareness of issues of sustainability as it relates to fabric selection for end users such as organic cotton, and regenerated fibers such as bamboo. This title features: Revised Mounting Boards for additional space to identify yarn type, dye, and/or print and finishes; new section on How to Use Fabric Science Swatch Kit with text; and, Instructor's Swatch Set - 115, 7 x 12 fabric swatches to correspond to swatches that includes pre-printed cards with instructions to mount swatches and create file for research. Additional swatch for instructors for a gabardine with a Nano-Tex finish permits you to drop water, coffee, almost anything on it and watch it roll across the surface. This title includes an Instructor's Guide with Specification Key to each swatch. It features PowerPoint[registered] Presentation to accompany text and swatches with front, back, and close-up views of all swatches.
Allen C. Cohen and Ingrid Johnson are both based at the Fashion Institute of Technology, USA.
|Publisher: ||Fairchild Books|
|Dimensions: ||29.46 x 25.65 x 4.57 centimeters (0.84 kg)|