|Written from the user's perspective, this publication explores, in a simple manner, the various pieces of technical information related to fabrics, while always remaining mindful of the difficult choices the user faces in crafting their designs.
The first part of the book covers the textile industry (raw materials, spinning, weaving and finishing, without failing to address the aspect of touch (the "hold" of the fabric) which is the key factor in any choice to be made; the second part helps the consumer to familiarise themselves with the vocabulary and learn the properties, qualities and faults in each fabric group: wools, cottons, silks, knits and innovative fabrics.
Tips and technical information are provided throughout the book, helping the reader to side-step the traps presented by certain fabrics.21x21,156 pages
French / English
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Ribbons, cordon, Linings, bias, piping, elastics: Meter prices