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Sewing for the Apparel Industry

by
Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780321062840

ISBN10:
0321062841
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/17/2000
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall

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Summary

This easy-to-use workbook details the sewing processes, practical skills, and equipment used in apparel manufacturing. It contains step-by-step directions, approximately 1000 illustrations, and numerous reference charts. Efficient and cost effective procedure descriptions compliment material on the basic concept of design and desired quality--providing users with an understanding of various production methods, how they affect design decisions, and relate to garment quality and labor and material costs. Divided into three parts, the chapters logically guide readers from basic intrinsic operations to more complex specific applications for particular structural elements. Coverage includes basic machine and production skills; a complete treatment of seams; hems; darts; facings; plackets; interlinings; cuffs and waistbands; sleeves; closures; zippers; collars; pockets; bias; and linings. A practical reference for apparel manufacturers and sub-contractors, training and production supervisors, professional dressmakers, theater costumers, homesewers learning professional techniques, and a helpful tool for problem solving in the workplace.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: Apparel Production 1(74)
Overview to Apparel Production
3(11)
Industrial Equipment: Orientation
14(17)
Basic Machine Skills
31(18)
Basic Production Skills
49(10)
Other Industrial Machines
59(16)
UNIT TWO: Basic Production Operations: Seams, Hems, Darts, Facings, Plackets, and Interlinings 75(126)
Seams: Types, Classifications, and Basic Plain Seams
77(20)
More Plain Seams
97(11)
Seam and Hem Finishes
108(9)
Self-finished Seams
117(6)
Hems
123(19)
Facings
142(25)
Darts
167(9)
Plackets
176(15)
Support Materials: Interlinings
191(10)
UNIT THREE: Additional Production Operations: Assembling the Garment, Bands and Cuffs, Sleeves, Closures, Zippers, Collars, Pockets Bias and Bias Applications, Linings, and Backings 201(146)
Assembling the Garment
203(11)
Bands and Cuffs
214(17)
Sleeves
231(8)
Closures
239(21)
Zippers
260(14)
Collars
274(21)
Pockets
295(26)
Bias and Bias Applications
321(15)
Linings and Backings
336(11)
APPENDICES 347(62)
Appendix 1: Forms
349(22)
Appendix 2: Using Measuring Tools
371(2)
Appendix 3: Fibers, Yarns, and Fabrics
373(9)
Appendix 4: Hand Stitches
382(10)
Appendix 5: Schematics of Seams and Stitches
392(10)
Appendix 6: Troubleshooting Stitching and Pressing Defects
402(6)
Appendix 7: Basic Tools and Supplies
408(1)
Glossary 409(7)
Bibliography 416(3)
Index 419


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