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SWATCH REFERENCE GUIDE FOR FASHION FABRICS. Third edition. Deborah Young. Fairchild Books, Bloomsbury Publishing, New York, 2015. Original edition published 2011. 240 pp. with 36 ills. and four sets of fabric swatches. 30 x 29 cm. LC 2014-31278 ISBN 9781628926569 In English.
Publisher's description: Featuring the most current and high-quality fashion fabrics, Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics, 3rd Edition is an all-in-one text and swatch book focused on the needs of fashion students. The kit includes 206 unique fabric samples-sourced from the L.A. market-not found in any other swatch kit, a 3-ring binder, 144 page textbook, 56 swatch mounting boards, and a metal pick glass. This introductory to intermediate level text includes preprinted mounting boards for each fabric sample with filled in fabric name, fiber content, yarn construction, count, coloration, finishes, weight, and a list of characteristics. Through the text and swatches, readers will learn the inherent performance properties and construction of fibers, yarns and fabrics, and most importantly, their end use in fashion. New to this Edition: High quality, fashion-forward samples that reflect trends in the fashion industry, Expanded fiber chapters with relevant tips for performance expectations and care, Additional microscopic view photographs in Chapter 2 and 3, Bolded key terms throughout and a complete glossary on a new companion website, Swatch Reference Guide to Fashion Fabrics Studio includes How to Use the Swatch Reference Guide video tutorial.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-2000 — Textile/Fiber Arts, Costume/Fashion
Plans: 73,30
Worldwide Number: 164033
Three-ring binder $170.00    

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