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Technical Sourcebook for Designers,9781563675867
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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

Author Biography

Jaeil Lee is an associate professor and Director of Clothing and Textiles Program at Seattle Pacific University.
Camille Steen is Senior Technical Designer at Ex Officio LLC, a leading maker of travel apparel.

Table of 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
Labels and Packaging
How to Measure, Size, and Grade
Fit and Fitting
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