Clothing: Fashion, Fabrics and Construction, Fifth Edition PDF by Jeanette Weber

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Clothing: Fashion, Fabrics and Construction, Fifth Edition
by Jeanette Weber
Clothing - Fashion, Fabric


CONTENTS

Unit 1: Clothing and Society…………………..22
Chapter 1: Influences on Clothing………………………………24
Choosing What to Wear ………………………………………………………………25
Other Influences …………………………………………………………………………27
A Changing Society …………………………………………………………………….29
Looking Ahead……………………………………………………………………………32
Technology Trends: Beyond Basic Clothing Functions …………….32
How To…Make Decisions …………………………………………………………..33
Chapter 2: Cultures and Customs ……………………………..36
Clothing Reflects Cultures …………………………………………………………..37
Clothing as Symbols……………………………………………………………………39
Clothing Customs……………………………………………………………………….42
How To…Select Business Casual Attire ………………………………….45
Technology Trends: On-Line Fashion Information…………………….47
Chapter 3: Clothing and Families ………………………………50
Family Clothing Needs………………………………………………………………..51
Clothing Management ………………………………………………………………..53
Technology Trends: Transferring Photos to Fabric …………………..55
How To…Jazz Up Your Home…………………………………………………..56
Chapter 4: Clothing and Self-Expression ……………………60
Creating Impressions…………………………………………………………………..61
Technology Trends: Using the Internet Wisely …………………………63
What Clothing Communicates…………………………………………………….64
Developing Your Personal Style ……………………………………………………67
How To…Add Embellishments ………………………………………………….69
Fashion Promotion Careers …………………………………………..72
Unit 2: The Fashion World……………………..76
Chapter 5: Fashion History ………………………………………78
The Earliest Clothing ………………………………………………………………….79
The Evolution of Fashion…………………………………………………………….82
Influences on Fashion History……………………………………………………..85
Technology Trends: Early Inventions ………………………………………..87
How To…Preserve Textiles ……………………………………………………….89
Fashions of the Twentieth Century ………………………………………………90
Chapter 6: Fashion Styles…………………………………………96
What Is Fashion?…………………………………………………………………………97
How To…Write Fashion Copy……………………………………………………98
Fashion Features ……………………………………………………………………….103
Garment Styles………………………………………………………………………….107
Technology Trends: Latest Fashion News…………………………………113
Chapter 7: Fashion Designers …………………………………..116
The Role of Fashion Designers …………………………………………………..117
The Design Process……………………………………………………………………119
How To…Create a Design Sketch……………………………………………120
Designer Collections …………………………………………………………………122
Technology Trends: Apparel Design with CAD…………………………123
Chapter 8: The Fashion Industry………………………………134
The Textile Industry ………………………………………………………………….135
How To…Explore Fashion Careers…………………………………………..137
The Apparel Industry ………………………………………………………………..138
Technology Trends: Quick Response…………………………………………141
Fashion Merchandising ……………………………………………………………..143
Fashion Promotion……………………………………………………………………145
Apparel Production Careers ……………………………………….150
Unit 3: Color and Design ……………………..154
Chapter 9: Understanding Color ………………………………156
Color and Clothing …………………………………………………………………..157
The Impact of Color………………………………………………………………….157
The Language of Color………………………………………………………………160
Technology Trends: Correcting Color Blindness………………………163
Creating a Color Scheme …………………………………………………………..164
Selecting Colors for You…………………………………………………………….165
How To…Choose Your Colors…………………………………………………..167
Chapter 10: Understanding Design……………………………172
Shape and Size ………………………………………………………………………….173
The Elements of Design …………………………………………………………….175
How To…Create Design Illusions …………………………………………….178
Technology Trends: Fabrics by Computer………………………………..183
The Principles of Design……………………………………………………………184
Individuality……………………………………………………………………………..187
Design Careers…………………………………………………………..190
Unit 4: Fibers and Fabrics ……………………194
Chapter 11: Textile Fibers………………………………………..196
What Are Fibers?……………………………………………………………………….197
Fiber Names……………………………………………………………………………..197
Fiber Characteristics………………………………………………………………….198
Natural Fibers …………………………………………………………………………..199
Manufactured Fibers …………………………………………………………………203
Technology Trends: Microfibers ………………………………………………205
Identifying Fibers………………………………………………………………………210
How To…Identify Fibers……………………………………………………………211
Chapter 12: Fabric Construction ………………………………214
Yarns ………………………………………………………………………………………..215
How To…Evaluate Fabric Characteristics………………………………218
Fabric Characteristics ………………………………………………………………..219
Woven Fabrics…………………………………………………………………………..219
Technology Trends: Smart Fabrics………………………………………….220
Knit Fabrics………………………………………………………………………………224
Other Fabric Constructions……………………………………………………….226
Chapter 13: Fabric Finishes…………………………………….234
Finishing Process ………………………………………………………………………235
Color and Design Finishes …………………………………………………………235
How To…Create Printed Fabric………………………………………………238
Texture and Performance Finishes ……………………………………………..239
Technology Trends: High-Performance Finishes……………………..241
Textile Production Careers………………………………………….244
Unit 5: Clothing Care………………………….248
Chapter 14: Clothing Care Basics …………………………….250
Routine Care …………………………………………………………………………….251
Understanding Care Labels………………………………………………………..258
Technology Trends: Color Loss in Fabrics ………………………………259
Storing Clothes …………………………………………………………………………260
How To…Create Clothing Space …………………………………………….262
Chapter 15: Laundry and Dry Cleaning ……………………..266
Laundry Products and Equipment……………………………………………..267
Laundering Clothes …………………………………………………………………..272
Drying Clothes………………………………………………………………………….275
Ironing Clothes…………………………………………………………………………276
How To…Provide Sun Protection……………………………………………277
Dry-Cleaning Clothes ……………………………………………………………….278
Technology Trends: Dry Cleaning at Home……………………………..279
Chapter 16: Redesign, Repair, and Recycle ………………..282
Redesigning Clothes ………………………………………………………………….283
Repairing Clothes ……………………………………………………………………..287
How To…Make Simple Repairs……………………………………………….288
Recycling Clothes………………………………………………………………………290
Technology Trends: From Plastic Bottles to Parkas………………292
Fashion Services Careers …………………………………………….296
Unit 6: Clothing Selection …………………..300
Chapter 17: Exploring Options…………………………………302
Evaluating Your Wardrobe …………………………………………………………303
How To…Make a Wardrobe Chart…………………………………………..304
Identifying Your Resources ………………………………………………………..307
Ways to Expand Your Wardrobe…………………………………………………308
Technology Trends: On-Line Shopping …………………………………….314
Chapter 18: Accessing Information …………………………..318
Sources of Information ……………………………………………………………..319
Technology Trends: On-Line Sewing Information……………………323
How To…Place an Internet or Catalog Order ……………………….324
Using Information Effectively…………………………………………………….327
Chapter 19: Evaluating Selections……………………………332
Finding the Correct Size…………………………………………………………….333
Evaluating Fit ……………………………………………………………………………335
How To…Check a Garment’s Fit…………………………………………….336
Technology Trends: A Customized Fit …………………………………….337
Evaluating Quality …………………………………………………………………….338
Evaluating Care…………………………………………………………………………339
Evaluating Price ………………………………………………………………………..340
Making a Final Decision ……………………………………………………………341
Chapter 20: Consumer Responsibilities ……………………344
The Responsible Consumer ……………………………………………………….345
Technology Trends: Preventing Shoplifting and Theft …………..346
Paying for Purchases………………………………………………………………….347
Exchanges and Returns ……………………………………………………………..351
Consumer Protection ………………………………………………………………..352
How To…Complain Effectively ……………………………………………….354
Chapter 21: Selecting Clothes for Others………………….358
Shopping for Family and Friends ……………………………………………….359
Choosing Clothes for Children…………………………………………………..361
Selecting Maternity Wear …………………………………………………………..364
Technology Trends: Embroidery Designs and
Copyright Laws……………………………………………………………………..364
Choosing Clothes for Older Adults …………………………………………….366
Selecting Clothes for People with Disabilities ……………………………..367
How To…Customize Garments ……………………………………………….369
Fashion Merchandising Careers ………………………………….372
Unit 7: The Workplace…………………………376
Chapter 22: Career Preparation ………………………………378
Knowing Yourself………………………………………………………………………379
Researching Career Paths …………………………………………………………..381
Looking for a Job………………………………………………………………………382
Technology Trends: Job Search Via the Internet …………………..383
Applying for a Job …………………………………………………………………….384
How To…Dress for a Job Interview……………………………………….386
Chapter 23: Success on the Job ……………………………..390
Ingredients for Success ………………………………………………………………391
Technology Trends: Technology Skills in the Workplace………..392
How To…Be a Team Member ………………………………………………….395
Traveling the Career Path…………………………………………………………..398
Balancing Work and Personal Life………………………………………………400
Chapter 24: Fashion Entrepreneurs …………………………404
Qualities of the Successful Entrepreneur …………………………………….405
Opportunities for Entrepreneurs………………………………………………..406
How To…Use E-Mail ………………………………………………………………..407
Technology Trends: Ergonomics in the Sewing Room……………409
Responsibilities of Entrepreneurs……………………………………………….411
Developing a Business Plan ……………………………………………………….415
Chapter 25: Global Marketplace ………………………………418
Global Issues …………………………………………………………………………….419
Fashion Industry Trends ……………………………………………………………424
Technology Trends: Electronic Data Interchange…………………..425
How To…Pack for Travel…………………………………………………………..429
Communication and Education Careers ………………………432
 

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