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Fabrics Books

 
An Introduction
Fabrics have come a long way from being identified as cotton, wool or jute. New innovations everyday lead to the manufacturing of newer types of fabrics. The best way to keep oneself updated about the new fabrics as well as improvements in older ones is to read about them. Browse this section and help yourself find the books relevant to your requirement.
 
 

Fabrics Unravelled
Fabrics Unravelled
By : Carol Watkinson

This book is an aid to the students of fabric and those who are in the manufacturing of clothing and fashion. It is a three-volume boxed reference set that comes with 121 handling swatches. It gives all the details of fabric including structure, weight, material, origin and history of 418 types of material.
Smart fibres, fabrics and clothing
Smart fibres, fabrics and clothing
By : Edited by X M Tao

This book includes basics and new developments in smart technology for textiles and clothing. The contributors are distinguished international experts who have provided various aspects of cutting edge research and development. The book covers a wide range of material science and fiber science aspects of technology that will interest the academics in textile and materials science departments, researchers, designers and engineers in the textiles and clothing product design sector.
Woollen and worsted woven fabric design
Woollen and worsted woven fabric design
By : E G Gilligan

This book is a practical handbook for solving the technical and practical problems of development, design and manufacture of woollen and worsted woven fabrics. It focuses on saleable and commercially sound woven fabrics within considerable financial restraints while describing the practicalities of cloth construction and design development.

Fabric Science Swatch Kit
Fabric Science Swatch Kit
By : Arthur Price

The book covers the entire textile industry including technological advances, shift of textile production from industrial to developing countries, international trade, textile laws and regulations, and fabric specifications for quality assurance. The kit having 101 fabric swatches, accompanies 'Fabric Science', 8th Edition for supplementing the study of textiles. Swatches represent the types of fabrics currently available in the textile industry for apparel or home furnishing manufacturers.
Weaving Made Easy
Weaving Made Easy
By : Liz Gipson

This book provides seventeen simple projects made on the rigid heddle loom, for guiding the new weavers in making simple, and functional weaving projects from start to finish. It includes a step-by-step guide on getting started weaving and instructions on how to make various practical fabrics such as scarves, bags, belts, placemats, rugs, among others.
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.

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.
The Art of Manipulating Fabric
The Art of Manipulating Fabric
By : Colette Wolff

This book consize all different ways to work with fabric like pleats, gathers, darts, etc. This is good for all from beginner to experienced sewing hand. It includes all the little things you learned over the years and never got to categorize, plus a few new ones you didn't think of yet
All About Silk: A Fabric Dictionary and Swatchbook
All About Silk: A Fabric Dictionary and Swatchbook
By : Julie Parker

' All About Silk' is one of the books from the Fabric Reference Series which has two other books, ' All About Cotton' and ' All About Wool'. This book informs about the various types of silk fibers and fabrics available today. A real cloth example is there with description of each of the fabric type. It also explains different weaves, yarns and techniques used for manufacturing silk fabrics.