In today’s competitive fashion industry, it is essential that designers have a working understanding of garment technology. This 2nd edition has been comprehensively updated, with in-depth information on stitches, guides, attachments and sewing techniques and digital technologies, all of which are fully illustrated. There are enhanced chapters on machine and equipment technology explaining the uses, features and limitations of garment manufacturing equipment, enabling designers to create products that can be manufactured efficiently and with a high degree of quality.
- Provides students and professionals with the fundamental principles of clothing technology in relation to their own products.
- Blends theoretical and practical material to help shape your knowledge and understanding of garment technology.
- Approached from the fashion designer’s mindset, this book features images and illustrations to help users build their knowledge and understanding of garment technology.
- Updated with the latest and most modern advances in clothing technology.
Students studying fashion design, fashion technology and fashion business courses will benefit as well as practitioners throughout the fashion business, in particular designers, product developers, buyers, garment technologists and managers in both retail and production environments.