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Manufacturing Processes for Textile and Fashion Design Professionals By Rob Thompson

Manufacturing Processes for Textile and Fashion Design Professionals by Rob Thompson

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Destined to become the definitive professional reference, this encyclopaedic guide clearly explains over 70 established, traditional, emerging and innovative production techniques and over 60 materials used in textile and fashion design

Manufacturing Processes for Textile and Fashion Design Professionals Summary

Manufacturing Processes for Textile and Fashion Design Professionals by Rob Thompson

This fundamental resource for all textile and fashion designers explores over 70 production techniques and over 60 materials used in textile and fashion design. Organized into four main parts - Fibre and Yarn Technology, Textile Technology, Construction Technology, and Materials - it is a complete overview of the life cycle of textile and fashion manufacturing, from the spinning of yarn to recycling. In parts 1-3, over 70 major processes are explained in detail, each featuring a technical description, an analysis of the applications, design opportunities and considerations, quality, cost, speed and environmental impact. All of the processes feature detailed step-by-step case studies showing the process either at source or `in manufacture' at a leading international supplier. Part 4 features essential knowledge on over 60 natural and synthetic materials.

About Rob Thompson

Rob Thompson is an award-winning designer and the author of Manufacturing Processes for Design Professionals. Martin Thompson has received D&AD, Campaign Press, One Show and British Lion awards for his advertising Photography

Table of Contents

How to use this book * Introduction Part One: Fibre and Yarn Technology Preparation * Wool and Hair * Cotton * Bast Fibres * Leaf Fibres * Silk Formation * Filament Spinning * Staple Yarn Spinning * Plying and Twisting * Braiding Part Two: Textile Technology Weave * Loom Weaving * Fancy Loom Weaving * Handloom Weaving * Pile Weaving * Machine Weaving Lace * Hand Weaving Lace * Basket Weaving Knit * Weft Knitting * Circular Knitting * Warp Knitting Other Sheet * Nonwoven * Leather Tanning * Natural Rubber and Latex * Foam * Plastic Film Extrusion * Laminating * Stitch Bonding Finishing * Scouring and Mercerizing * Stretching and Shrinking * Napping and Sueding * Calendering and Embossing * Fluid Coating * Spread Tow and Fabric Prepreg Decorating * Dyeing * Resist Dyeing * Hand Block Printing * Screen printing * Transfer Printing * Digital Printing * Flocking * Tufting * Embroidery Part Three: Construction Technology Cutting * Joining * Molding Part Four: Materials Plant Fibres * Fibrous Wood, Grass and Leaves * Natural Protein Fibres * Leather and Fur * Regenerated Fibres * Synthetic Materials * Special Purpose Materials Directory Glossary and Abbreviations * Featured Companies * Further Reading * Credits and Acknowledgments * Index

Additional information

NPB9780500517413
9780500517413
050051741X
Manufacturing Processes for Textile and Fashion Design Professionals by Rob Thompson
New
Hardback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
2014-10-20
544
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