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Apparel Design and Production Handbook
Apparel Design and Production Handbook
By : A Technical Reference

Apparel Design and Production Handbook is a reference guide for designers, merchandisers, technical designers, production managers, industry executives and apparel making factories. It includes standard body measurements of all sizes of men, women and kids wear. It also includes grade-rule charts for each size range.
Rip It! How to Deconstruct and Reconstruct the Clothes of Your Dreams
Rip It! How to Deconstruct and Reconstruct the Clothes of Your Dreams
By : Elissa Meyrich

The book teaches beginners and experienced sewers to create apparels having new designs from an old wardrobe by customizing pieces bought from cheap chain stores, thrift shops, or found in closet. It contains basic information on sewing and alteration, faster sewing methods, sources of supplies, advice on which fabrics, important cutting rules, with illustrated layouts & drawings.
Details Men's Style Manual
Details Men's Style Manual
By : Daniel Peres

Details Men's Style Manual' is a wardrobe guide for men. It provides advice to all men about choosing the right kind of dress for every situation. It contains full-color illustrations of many outfits, with complete explanations of what works and why, minute details about every type of apparel, from shirt, suits, jackets, ties, shoes and much more, advice on choosing clothes according to shapes and comments from icons of contemporary male style

Fashioning Fabrics
Fashioning Fabrics
By : Sandy Black

Fashioning Fabrics is a super guide to convert fabric and turn it into something more by manipulating or embellishing it into something else. This book include work of skilled designers which helps to make something more out of a flat piece of material then transform it into something wearable.
Fabrics
Fabrics
By : Marypaul Yates

This book is a reference for those who choose fabrics for interiors. It gives description of many fibers, construction techniques, processes, finishes, styles, and applications of cloth for furniture and windows, walls, and floor coverings with color illustrations. It guides the designers about aesthetics, performance, and green design consideration of the fabrics.
Fabric Art Journals
Fabric Art Journals
By : Pam Sussman

This book is about making, sewing, and embellishing journals from cloth and fibers. It gives step-by-step instruction and patterns for making unique book structures from cloth. Apart from teaching various styles of fabric books, it gives knowledge about embellishment techniques including painting, writing, decorative stitching, print and transfer styles, machine & hand embroidery, and quilting.

Polyolefin fibres: Industrial and medical applications
Polyolefin fibres: Industrial and medical applications
By : S C O Ugbolue

This book tells about the properties and applications of Polyolefins, one of the most widely used commercial polymers. It also examines how to improve the functionality of polyolefin fibers and how they can be incorporated into specific applications such as industrial, medical and automotive products. It is useful for textile technologists, fiber scientists, yarn and fabric manufacturers and also the academic community.
Intertwined: The Art of Handspun Yarn, Modern Patterns and Creative Spinning
Intertwined: The Art of Handspun Yarn, Modern Patterns and Creative Spinning
By : Lexi Boeger

Intertwined is for those who are enthusiastic about fibers and yarns. It includes techniques for handspun yarns, project ideas for knitters and crocheters, tips on how to use handspun or bought yarns and a collection of handmade creations. The book also features profiles, anecdotes, essays, and thoughts on fiber arts and the creative process.
The Knitter's Book of Yarn
The Knitter's Book of Yarn
By : Clara Parkes

This book provide in depth knowledge of various types of yarn and guides how to process yarn to get the best out of it.

Scalamandre: Luxurious Home Interiors
Scalamandre: Luxurious Home Interiors
By : Brian Coleman

Scalamandre has been weaving its own exquisite silks, wools, :linens and cottons as well as laboriously hand making elaborate and ornate passementerie (trims, cordings, tiebacks and fringes) for some of the finest interiors in the country It highlights on colorful furnishings, draperies, wall coverings and decorative moods textiles produce. Ranging from Traditional, English Regency Contemporary, Neoclassical and Aesthetic and Cottage styles to Bungalow, Country French and Louis XV elegance, these rooms are rich with color and personality, always touting refinement and elegance.
No-Sew Fabric Décor: Transform Your Home without Sewing a Stitch
No-Sew Fabric Décor: Transform Your Home without Sewing a Stitch
By : Pamela Hastings

No-Sew Fabric Décor teaches how to create home furnishings and home accessories without sewing a single stitch. It includes step-by-step projects about no-sew techniques, where the home furnishings are made with a glue gun, staple gun, fusible web, grommets, Velcro, and other such techniques.
Know Your Home Furnishings
Know Your Home Furnishings
By : Virginia Hencken Elsasser

'Know Your Home Furnishings' is for students for making them understand the major home furnishings categories and the diverse consumer demand for fashionable and functional products. It has information for interior designers, merchandisers, product developers, retailers, and consumers about the types of consumer goods for the home and the raw products used to make them.

Designer Beadwork: Beaded Crochet Designs
Designer Beadwork: Beaded Crochet Designs
By : Ann Benson

The book teaches the new craft of mixing crochet and beadwork. There are fifty projects for making different jewelery using only the most basic stitches. All the projects are accompanied by color graphs and diagrams. There are other tips included for selecting the best fibers, combining different sizes and types of beads, and troubleshooting.
From Barbs on a Weed to Velcro
From Barbs on a Weed to Velcro
By : Toney Allman

The book tells the story of the invention of Velcro by inspiration from nature's perfect fastening system. It represents how the Swiss engineer, George de Mestral, attracted by the sticking ability of the burs from wild plants, uncovered the secret of the microscopic hooked tips that clung tightly to the loops in clothes and animal hair.
Embellishing with Beads
Embellishing with Beads
By : Nancy Nehring

Embellishing with Beads is a book of techniques such as stitching various type of beads to many dress like jeans to cushions evening gowns to curtains, beads add interest, texture, and movement anywhere.

Handbook of Textile Processing Chemicals
Handbook of Textile Processing Chemicals
By : Michael and Irene Ash

Handbook of Textile Processing Chemicals contains references of more than 11,500 trade name and generic chemicals and materials used in textile fiber and fabric preparation, processing, dyeing, finishing, and effluent treatment. It helps in deciding about the most appropriate textile functional additive to use in formulation, processing, and waste treatment. There is also a software version of the handbook.
Color in Spinning
Color in Spinning
By : Deb Menz

Color in Spinning is a classic guide to color for handspinners. It is expressively written for the handspinner who are prepared for new adventures in color. It contains discussions and step-by-step photographed demonstrations of immersion dyeing, painting rovings, blending colors and fibers, and spinning and plying multicolored preparations. For spinners who are color challenged, a useful chapter on understanding color principles has been included to make them easily work with color.
Color Works- The Crafter's Guide to Color
Color Works- The Crafter's Guide to Color
By : Deb Menz

Color Works- The Crafter's Guide to Color represents the principles of color theory to be practically applied to knitting, spinning, weaving, surface design including stenciling and rubber stamping, hand and machine embroidery, beadwork, quilting, and paper collage. A pull-out color wheel and a handy section of hue cards in perforated format are also included that can be removed and used for planning, matching, and shopping for supplies.

Cotton Ginners Handbook
Cotton Ginners Handbook
By : W. S. Anthony

The book contains key issues regarding cotton ginning facilities, machinery, cleaning, ginning, drying, packaging, & waste collection & disposal as well as ancillary issues concerned with pollution, management, economics, energy, insurance, safety, cotton classification, & textile machinery.
Textile Machines
Textile Machines
By : Anna P. Benson

The book describes about 50 important textile machines with analysis of their evolution from the twelfth century to the present day. The revolutionary inventions of the 18th century have also been examined along with their impact on industrialization of textile industry.
The 2009 Import and Export Market for Parts for Textile Machinery Designed for Washing, Drying, Blea
The 2009 Import and Export Market for Parts for Textile Machinery Designed for Washing, Drying, Blea

The report is basically for strategic planners, international marketing executives and import & export managers who are concerned with the market for washing, cleaning, drying, and bleaching textile machinery in Asia and satisfies all their questions about the same. The estimates have been made on the basis of a proprietary methodology, based on macroeconomic and trade models, to estimate the market for washing, cleaning, drying, and bleaching textile machinery for those countries serving Asia via exports, or supplying from Asia via imports.

Making Leather Purses & Totes
Making Leather Purses & Totes
By : Lisa Galvin

The book contains projects for making leather bags that can easily be made by anyone. The projects have been explained through step by step instructions and photographs. It also teaches different ways to tool, brand, punch, cut, stitch, glue, and embellish leather, and to add other hardware, such as clasps and latches.
101 Fabulous Fat-Quarter Bags
101 Fabulous Fat-Quarter Bags
By : M'Liss Rae Hawley

The book contains projects for making small and large purses, totes, and zippered pouches with embellishments. It also includes a gallery of 101 bags to inspire designer originals. It also has a separate chapter on handles and closures.
Upholstery: The Complete Guide to Professional Results
Upholstery: The Complete Guide to Professional Results
By : Malcolm Hopkins

The book teaches the long lasting traditional upholstery skills from the most basic techniques and gradually building up a working knowledge of the various methods for making any type of chair. The reference section of the book contains a guide to fabrics, tools, springs, and fillings.

Creative Weaving
Creative Weaving
By : Sarah Howard & Elisabeth Kendrick

This book teaches variety of weaving styles, from traditional to playful, from subtle variations, featuring 30 spectacular fabric designs,A gallery shows how 12 weaves can be transformed into functional objects, including throws, cushions, shawls, and scarves.
Draping for Apparel Design
Draping for Apparel Design
By : Helen Joseph - Armstrong

This book guide about various apparel design, with easy stiching tips without sketching and drafting
Lanvin (Hardcover)
Lanvin (Hardcover)
By : Dean L Merceron

This book include design of Jeanne Lanvin. Her work includes millinery, children’s wear, haute couture, fragrances, furs, lingerie, menswear, interior design and much more. This book are key collections from 1909 through 1946. It illustrations, beading and embroidery swatches play a crucial role in demonstrating Lanvin intricate, creative, and innovative techniques.