Apparel: Design, Textiles and Construction by Louise A. LiddellApparel: Design, Textiles and Construction by Louise A. Liddell

Apparel: Design, Textiles and Construction

byLouise A. Liddell, Carolee S. Samuels

Hardcover | May 16, 2011

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Apparel - Design, Textiles and Construction is designed to help students understand the role of apparel in their lives and the lives of others. Students will learn about the textile and apparel industry from the U.S. and global viewpoint, the latest trends in fashion and apparel, the impact offashion design on the industry, and a focus on career opportunities in textiles and apparel. In addition, students will also learn how to make the best decisions regarding the selection and care of apparel and how to construct apparel.
Louise Liddell's career in family and consumer sciences includes 15 years of teaching high school in Tennessee. As Assistant Superintendent for a youth development center, she continued her work with teens. Louise's leadership roles in professional organizations include service at local, regional, state, and national levels. As preside...
Title:Apparel: Design, Textiles and ConstructionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:606 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:May 16, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1605255939

ISBN - 13:9781605255934


Table of Contents

Part One: Apparel and Fashion1. Understanding Clothing2. Understanding Fashion3. Textiles and Apparel Through the Years4. The Textile and Apparel Industry5. The Worldwide Apparel Industry6. A Closer Look at Fashion DesignPart Two: Apparel Decisions7. Planning a Wardrobe8. Apparel Decisions and Choices9. Consumer Rights and Responsibilities10. Choices as a Consumer11. Get Your Money's Worth12. Selecting Apparel for Family Members13. Keeping Apparel Looking its Best14. Laundry and Dry Cleaning15. Repair, Redesign, and RecyclePart Three: Color and Design16. Color17. The Elements and Principles of DesignPart Four: From Fibers to Fabrics18. The Natural Fibers19. The Manufactured Fibers20. From Yarn to Fabric21. Fabric Color and FinishesPart Five: Sewing Techniques22. Figure Types and Pattern Sizes23. Selecting Patterns and Fabrics24. Sewing Equipment25. Getting Ready to Sew26. Basic Sewing Skills27. Advanced Sewing Skills28. Serging SkillsPart Six: Career Preparation29. Preparing for a Career30. A Job and a Career31. Entrepreneurship-Profiting from Your Skills