Tips and tricks on textiles for all your fashion creations
Textiles are a part of our life but we don’t always know them well. Yet, knowing how to choose and use them well is essential to respect and maximize our resources.
Made from the point of view of the user, this book clearly shows all the technical textile data, keeping in mind how difficult the choices can be for a designer facing his creations.
First, we examine the textile industry: raw materials, spinning, weaving, knitting and finishing, and of course, learning by touch (fabric hand), which should lead any fabric selection.
Secondly, we need to learn the vocabulary, properties, qualities and flaws to every textile family: woollens, cottons, silkies, knits, technical and innovative fabrics. It also has data of their environmental impact, including a summary of the best ways to respect the environment.
The reader has tips, comparative tests and a technical precision guide at his disposal.
ENGLISH VERSION - Epub accessible via the ESMOD Editions website or application only