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Apparel & Design

How To Start A Fashion Company

By Cherie Bixler

How To Start A Fashion Company provides a straight forward step-by-step guide for designers and entrepreneurs wanting to start their own line.

How To Start A Fashion Company contains all the necessary fashion terms you need to know to start a line; basic information on Making Prototypes, Costing, Marketing, and Production.  

How To Start A Fashion Company also includes loads of illustrations, charts and photographs, plus moneysaving tips:
    •  Avoid common pitfalls;
    •  Overcome fears of getting started with strategies for success;
    •  Guide to fashion terms;
    •  Illustrations and charts;
    •  $aving tips;
    •  Valuable resources for a running start; and
    •  Informative quiz to step by step guide.

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Dyeing, Printing, & Finishing

Surface Characteristics Of Fibers And Textiles: Part 2

Edited by Christopher Pastore, Paul Kiekens

Surface Characteristics of Fibers and Textiles provides an exploration of the surface characteristics of fibers and textiles. It emphasizes how fiber surface affects permeability, stiffness, strength, dyeing, wrinkling and other performance characteristics to optimize production; and illustrates methods for developing wrinkle-resistant finishes on fiber surfaces using environmentally-friendly techniques.

Surface Characteristics of Fibers and Textiles contents includes: Formaldehyde-free durable press finishing; surface characteristics of polyester fibers and polypropylene filaments; frictional properties; infrared absorption characteristics of fabrics; electrochemical sensors for the control of the concentration of bleaching agents; inorganic fibers; plasma treatments for surface modification; measuring interface strength in composite materials; thermal properties of fibrous composites; design and permeability of porous textile composites.

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Fabric Formation

Pocket Weaving Expert

Shaikh's Pocket Weaving Expert examines the weaving process from start to finish, beginning with the history of this fabric construction method.

Common weave types, and jacquard weaves are explained, along with woven fabric properties. The author also includes a glossary of important weaving terms and words.

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Fiber Spinning

Pocket Spinning Expert

This pocket-sized yarn manufacturing handbook explains the spinning process in both basic and advanced terms.

Topics include carding, doubling and drawing, combing, and various spinning methods. Fancy yarn techniques and automation of transportation and packing operations also are covered.

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General Reference

Diccionario Textil

Diccionario Textil can save countless hours researching English and/or Spanish textile terms. Constant advancement in the textile industry makes this textile dictionary a valuable resource tool.

This publication contains a complete list of textile technology terms, including machinery, supplies, fibers, yarns, fabrics, weaving, knitting, dyeing and finishing operations, sewing, garment manufacturing, and much more.

Definitions are especially important in the case of technical terms having different meanings according to the particular industry, field or phrase to which they refer. Phrases or combinations of words are listed to facilitate the work of consulting the dictionary and to fix exactly the particular form the combination must take to comply with the usage of the textile and allied industries.

El Diccionario Textil promete ahorrar innumerables horas investigando términos textiles en inglés y/o español. Adelantos constantes en la industria textil hacen de este recientemente actualizado diccionario textil una herramienta valiosa.

El Diccionario Textil contiene una lista completa de términos de tecnología textil que incluyen maquinaria, materiales, fibras, hilados, telas, tejeduría, tejido, tintura y acabado, costura, manufactura de ropa y mucho más.

Frases o combinaciones de palabras son listadas para facilitar el trabajo de consultar el diccionario y corregir exactamente la forma particular que la combinación deba tomar para cumplir con el uso de la industria textil e industrias aliadas. Muchas de las palabras usadas en frases no son términos textiles por sí mismos pero asumen significado textil cuando son combinados.

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Nonwovens & Technical Textiles

Introduction To Nonwovens Technology

By Subhash K. Batra, Ph.D., Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center, North Carolina State University; and Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Ph.D., Nonwovens Institute, North Carolina State University

Introduction to Nonwovens Technology provides unified and in-depth treatment of raw materials, web formation, bonding and melt-extrusion technologies, including background information on heat, heat transfer and polymer physics.

Covering proprietary technologies new or not widely known, Introduction to Nonwovens Technology introduces the concept of integrative technologies to produce multi-functional products, and is designed to work like a textbook or professional book, with hands-on problems and exercises.

The processing of nonwovens depends on a range of technologies, some adapted from the textile and paper industries, others developed uniquely for nonwovens production. Introduction to Nonwovens Technology provides a systematic step-by-step explanation of virtually all processes that integrate relevant raw materials into finished nonwovens for different end uses.

In comprehensive terms, Introduction to Nonwovens Technology explains the connection between the structure of nonwovens and the specialized, still-evolving technologies used to produce them-f rom simple roll goods to nanoscale webs and fiberwebs. The text also offers reviews of basic chemistry, polymer physics and heat transfer concepts, which are linked to processing and design information; and can be used by both professionals working in or new to the nonwovens industry, as well as students and instructors.

From the Foreword by John Hearle: "... the book summarizes existing technical knowledge and suggests ways of going beyond it."

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