Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide: Natural and Man-made Fibres

Fabric for Fashion: The Complete Guide: Natural and Man-made FibresPaperback. Pub Date :2014-02-18 Language: English Publisher: Thames & Hudson Fabric For Fashion: The Complete Guide is the only book specifically for fashion designers to explain the behavior and properties of different fabrics Fashion design is largely determined by how. the fabrics work. move. feel and look. The most successful fashion designers are those who understand their materials. who match design skill with technical knowledge.This book …

Fabric Manipulation: 150 Creative Sewing Techniques

Fabric Manipulation: 150 Creative Sewing TechniquesThis is truly an essential resource for all sewists! Set to be the new The Art of Manipulating Fabric, Ruth Singer offers a modern interpretation of fabric manipulation in this book, with hundreds of full colour diagrams. Discover and explore 150 creative sewing techniques including pleating, folding, gathering, smocking, quilting, trapunto and applique. Ruth explains her innovative variations of these traditional fabric manipulation techniques a…

The Fabric of India

The Fabric of IndiaThis sumptuous book is a wide-ranging yet accessible overview of the making, design, and use of textiles from the Indian subcontinent. Focusing on individual objects, it explores in great detail the materials and techniques used in their manufacture and discusses centres of production, patronage, markets and designs. It is the first truly comprehensive book on the subject, featuring lavishly illustrated chapters interspersed with analysis of 18 u…