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Fashion, Apparel, and Textile: An Industry Guide: GENERAL INFORMATION

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BOOKS

Front CoverGarment and Textile Dictionary by George L. Conway 

ISBN: 0827379862

Publication Date: 1996-09-01

This dictionary features over 3,500 definitions of key textile and garment terms. A special section on fabric defects broken out of each alphabetical listing provides quick reference to these important terms. Phonetic pronunciations and extensive cross-referencing, plus useful material on textile and garment associations, vendors, and internet reference sites are also included. Essential for any student in the textile and garment industry.

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DATABASES

 

BRestricted: This database is accessible at certain NYPL locations only. Please see description for details.erg Fashion Library 

Comprehensive coverage of world fashion from reference titles, journal articles, ebooks, and images. Select "Resource Area" to access lesson plans, thematic reading lists, and biographies. Please note that Fairchild Books and Fashion Photography Archive content is not included in the Library's subscription.**Patrons should read the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy of this resource before searching.**

 

Applied Restricted: This database is accessible at certain NYPL locations only. Please see description for details.Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective: 1913-1983 

The Applied Science & Business Periodicals Retrospective database contains indexing and abstracts for major scientific and technical publications from 1913 to 1983. The index includes citations for more than 4.5 million articles and 1,700 periodicals. Full text articles are available selectively within the index. Topics include engineering, space science, textile industry & fabrics, transportation, waste management and more. **Patrons should read the Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy of this resource before searching.**

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WEBSITES

Cover ArtCOMPLETE TEXTILE GLOSSARY

ISBN: 0500294143

This Complete Textile Glossary is intended to be a convenient reference for textile terminology.
Although it covers all types of textile terms broadly, its special emphasis is on manufactured
fibers - what they are, how they are made, and how they are used.

"This is the fabric and textile directory that dressmakers and fashion designers have been waiting for. This book is like having your own personal shopper - able to recommend fabrics to suit the effects you want to achieve, show you how the fabric will perform, and recommend ways of using it. Each fabric in the directory is accompanied by photographs presented in a way that makes the properties of the fabric come alive for the viewer, allowing you to really understand how a fabric might behave. The Fashion Designer's Textile Directory is sure to become essential reading for every designer wanting to communicate their final vision through the appropriate use of fabric."

 

FabricLink logoFABRIC LINK

TEXTILE RESOURCE FOR FABRICS, APPAREL, HOME FURNISHINGS AND FABRIC CARE