The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory

The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory The Creative Use of Fabrics in Design

Revised and updated edition

Paperback (29 Mar 2018)

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Here is the fabric and textile directory that dressmakers and fashion designers everywhere have been waiting for. This book is like having your own personal shopper - able to recommend fabrics to suit the effects you want to achieve, show you how the fabric will perform, and tell you the best ways of using it.

- Organized by function: do you want a fabric for structure, fluidity and movement, added volume, definition or decoration? This book works in such a way that you can view the fabric as the medium from which the garment design can be achieved right from the beginning.

- Each textile in the directory is accompanied by samples of the fabric presented so that its properties come alive, allowing you to really understand how a fabric might behave.

- The chart section at the back of the book includes essential guides to fibre properties, fabric structure and weight, fabric characteristics and end use.

Book information

ISBN: 9780500294147
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd
Imprint: Thames and Hudson
Pub date:
Edition: Revised and updated edition
DEWEY: 338.47677
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 16167
Number of pages: 319 (some folded)
Weight: 1164g
Height: 234mm
Width: 208mm
Spine width: 23mm