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Technical Sourcebook for Designers

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To remain in-sync with current trends in apparel manufacturing practices, design students need to understand principles of technical design, such as how construction influences design, how to conduct a fit session, and how to write concise instructions for prototypes and revisions. Technical Sourcebook for Designers will provide students with essential techniques, principles, and terminology related to current apparel production technology and manufacturing practices. Through practical exercises and the authors' own industry experience, the book will integrate the fundamental knowledge that students have gained in their design courses with the technical design skills they'll need to demonstrate in an apparel manufacturing firm. Features: -- Case studies relating to chapter content -- Practical activities applying industry standards to the concepts discussed in the text -- CD-ROM including templates of forms and spreadsheets used in the book -- Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom -- Powerpoint presentation
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Contents: Overview of the Industry The Apparel Production Process and Technical Design Developing Technical Sketches Style, Lines, and Details for Shape and Fit Tech Design Terms, Silhouettes, and Design Details Fabrics and Cutting Stitches and SPI Seams and Seam Finishes Edge Treatments Construction-Related Design Details Shape and Support Fasteners Labels and Packaging How to Measure, Size, and Grade Fit and Fitting

About the Author

Jaeil lee is based at Seattle Pacific University, USA. Camille Steen, ExOfficio LLC.

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