J.J. Pizzuto's Fabric Science Swatch Kit

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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/24/2015
  • Publisher: Fairchild Books

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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
~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 video 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

PLEASE NOTE: Purchasing ISBN 9781628926576 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 purchase the Book + STUDIO access card bundle ISBN 9781501316517. STUDIO Instant Access (ISBN 9781501316692) can also be purchased or rented separately on www.BloomsburyFashionCentral.com.

Author Biography

Ingrid Johnson is a Full Professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), US.

Table of Contents

Key to Fabric Swatches
How to Use the Fabric Science Swatch Kit
What's in a Fabric Name?
Assignments 1 - 32
Glossary of Key Terms
Fabric Sample Sheets

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