With an increased emphasis on the global industry of textiles, the best-selling Fabric Science, 11th Edition provides the most comprehensive and current introduction to textiles-from fibers through finished fabrics. This edition has been fully updated to reflect the current industry and applications to fashion, home goods, interior design and related industries.
- Hardcover binder with loose-leaf, full color sheets allows user to customize their book - Coverage of fiber characteristics, yarns, woven and knit fabrics, dyeing, printing, and various finishes - Discussions on environmental concerns, care and renovation, fabric innovations, quality issues, and global laws that regulate textiles - Attention to textiles for interiors and how to select fabric for the desired end use in apparel, interior furnishings and industrial products - The vocabulary of textiles in chapter glossaries and a list of fiber names in seven languages The companion Fabric Science Swatch Kit, 11th Edition (ISBN 9781628926576), includes 114 fabric swatches that align with this text and give students hands-on experience with textile fibers, yarns, fabrications, dyes, prints, and finishes-providing a complete package for understanding textiles.
NEW TO THIS EDITION - Updates include fiber innovations, high performance fabrics, smart textiles, nanotechnology, recent developments in wet processing and textile technology, global sourcing options, and sustainability - New Business of Textiles feature focuses on applications with topics such as the novelty yarns used in Chanel suits, current wearable apparel technology, and new green dry cleaning methods - More than 250 color photos and illustrations and 20% new photographs - Renamed and expanded Chapter 13 Performance, Technical, and Smart Textiles STUDIO RESOURCES - Study smarter with self-quizzes featuring scored results and personalized study tips - Review concepts with flashcards of terms and definitions - Watch videos that bring chapter topics and concepts to life TEACHING RESOURCES - Instructor's Guide with teaching suggestions, activities, lecture notes, and a guide to Swatch Kit assignments. - Test Bank with over 600 multiple choice, short answer, and true or false questions. - PowerPoint presentations include full-color images from the book and provide a framework for lecture and discussion.