'J.J. Pizzuto's Fabric Science Swatch Kit' reinforces the study of textiles for students in fashion design, merchandising, interior design, product development and home furnishings. The kit contains 114 (2"x 3") fabric samples, a fabric key, 40 special assignments, heavy-weight sample sheets to mount and analyze fabrics, and a pick glass. The swatches are organized in the order in which they are covered in the text: fibers, yarns, weaves, knits, dyeing, printing and finishes.
This swatch kit is designed to accompany Fabric Science, 7th Edition, and supplements the study of textiles. Swatches represent the types of fabrics currently available in the textile industry and sold to apparel or home furnishing manufacturers. Straight edges facilitate fabric analysis swatch kit features.
J.J. Pizzuto's Fabric Science Swatch Kit, 11th Edition reinforces the study of textiles for students in fashion design, merchandising, interior design, product development and home furnishings. The kit contains 114 (2"x 3") fabric samples, a fabric key, 40 special assignments, heavy-weight sample sheets to mount and analyze fabrics, and a pick glass - all contained in a three-ring binder. The swatches are organized in the order in which they are covered in the text: fibers, yarns, weaves, knits, dyeing, printing and finishes. Swatches represent the types of fabrics currently available to fashion and interior designers in the field, making this resource an excellent addition to any professional library. ~The text contains instructions and a new video tutorial that takes students through the process of assembling their swatch kit and using a pick glass. ~A Fabric Key identifies the swatches by number and fabric name, description and fiber content. ~Assignments are designed to reinforce the text and classroom lectures and have been developed by FIT instructors to broaden student's understanding of key concepts in textiles through hands-on labs and problem solving activities. ~Students will successfully develop keen observation, analysis and report writing skills. ~Fabric Science Swatch Kit is an ideal companion to Fabric Science, 11th Edition (ISBN 9781501395369) or can also be used alone or in conjunction with any textiles textbook. New to this Edition ~New STUDIO includes a new video tutorial explaining how to assemble the Swatch Kit and use a pick glass, plus 8 newly commissioned videos demonstrating select textile lab assignments ~New smart textiles, performance fabrics, knits, and sustainable swatches added to the kit ~Instructor's Resources now include a new Fabric Sample Answer Sheet with filled-in fabric pages for easy grading Fabric Science Swatch Kit STUDIO Resources ~Review concepts with fabric flashcards including 10x magnified views of all swatches and fabric details ~Watch videos with a step-by-step demonstration for how to compile the swatch kit and use the pick glass ~Access a Fabric Swatch Quick Guide featuring front images of each swatch, the fabric name and number to easily confirm that fabrics are mounted correctly Instructor's Resources ~ Instructor's Swatch Set including 7" x 12" samples of each fabric (ISBN 9781501313677) ~ Instructor's Guide ~ Fabric Sample Answer Sheet PDF with filled-in fabric pages for easy grading ~ PowerPoint Presentations including front, back and 10x magnified views of each fabric swatch This bundle includes J.J. Pizzuto's Fabric Science Swatch Kit and J.J. Pizzuto's Fabric Science Swatch Kit STUDIO Access Card.
Designed to accompany the 10th Edition of Fabric Science, this Swatch Kit supplements the study of textiles for students in fashion design, merchandising, product development, and home furnishings. Swatches represent the types of fabrics currently available to apparel, interior, and industrial designers.
With an increased emphasis on textiles as a major global industry, the tenth edition of this best-selling book continues to meet the needs of both students and professionals in the textile, fashion, and related industries. Based on their combined experience in both education and the industry, Cohen and Johnson provide readers with a comprehensive text about the design, structure, and application of textiles. The range of information is exceptionally broad, and includes basic fiber makeup, fiber innovation, the formation of fabrics, quality issues, and laws that regulate textiles; updated topics include environmental responsibility, nanotechnology and innovations in industrial textiles. The authors also provide readers with information regarding textile-related trade and professional associations and career opportunities in design, production, marketing, merchandising, apparel and home products.
Edwardian fashions for women were characterized by the S-shaped silhouette, embellished with lace, tucks, ruffles, tassels, frills and flounces. This essential book includes eleven detailed projects, which form a capsule collection of clothing and accessories that might have been worn by an Edwardian governess, a woman travelling on an ocean liner, a campaigning suffragette, or a wife overseeing a busy household in a large country house. It explains making sequences in full and advises in detail on how to give the garments a fine, authentic finish. Eleven detailed projects are included, based on the dress collections at Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove, and Worthing Museum and Art Gallery. Each project includes a detailed description of the original garment, with an accompanying illustration alongside photographs of the original pieces, and scaled patterns are included for all projects with a list of materials and equipment required. Includes step-by-step instructions with information about the original techniques used and close-up photographs of the making process, with further chapters on tools and equipment, fabrics, measurements and sizes, and how to wear Edwardian fashion with ideas on creating new outfits from the featured projects. Also includes advice on how to adapt garments to make them suitable for both wealthy, leisured women, and for their poorer counterparts. Aimed at costume makers, museums and re-enactors and beautifully illustrated with 200 colour photographs.
When you glance at your couch or chairs, do they seem faded and worn? Are you tired of looking at the same old pattern? Renew your furniture by simply slipping it into something new! These easy-to-make covers can enliven and transform your entire home. * Over 25 projects, from draped chair throws to smart tailored covers. * There's something for almost every piece in your house--sofas, armchairs, kitchen and dining chairs, stools, and garden furniture. * Stylish gallery pages demonstrate how to add valances, make classic and contemporary arm covers, and camouflage unattractive garden chairs. * Choose fabrics wisely, pattern match correctly, and make new seat cushions. * Treasure the essential information on planning, estimating fabric requirements, measuring, and basic sewing techniques. From classic country flowers to tweed, you'll find just the style to suit your taste! 80 pages (all in color), 8 1/2 x 11.
This easily navigable resource provides over 125 swatches of the most recognized and widely used varieties of fabric, including natural fabrics such as cottons, silks, wools, and linens as well as artificial and synthetic fabrics like acetates, lyocells, nylons, and metallics to encourage consideration of not just the aesthetic appeal of various fabrics but also their structure, feel, and weight. Bound into a hardcover book, with descriptions and contextual illustrations alongside them, the fabrics are in their raw state, before bleaching, dying, or finishing, so that their properties can be observed without the distraction of color or pattern. With information on fibers, basic construction of fabrics, weights, construction, and weave comparison, the book will help student fashion designers to make informed textile choices based upon an understanding of raw materials together with the processes that make up a fabric. A useful glossary defines key terminology. The book will be useful for anyone who works with fabrics and is the ideal companion to the Fabric for Fashion book.