Master your Minecraft
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Interviews | October 28, 2014

    Jill Owens: IMG Miriam Toews: The Powells.com Interview



    Some people are compelled by a restlessness from within; others are shaped by the unwieldy forces around them. In Miriam Toews's poignant new novel... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$25.00
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Home & Garden Crafts- Sewing

This title in other editions

Sewing for the Apparel Industry

by

Sewing for the Apparel Industry Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

This easy-to-use workbook details the sewing processes, practical skills, and equipment used in apparel manufacturing. It contains step-by-step directions, approximately 1000 illustrations, and numerous reference charts. Efficient and cost effective procedure descriptions compliment material on the basic concept of design and desired quality—providing users with an understanding of various production methods, how they affect design decisions, and relate to garment quality and labor and material costs. Divided into three parts, the chapters logically guide readers from basic intrinsic operations to more complex specific applications for particular structural elements. Coverage includes basic machine and production skills; a complete treatment of seams; hems; darts; facings; plackets; interlinings; cuffs and waistbands; sleeves; closures; zippers; collars; pockets; bias; and linings. A practical reference for apparel manufacturers and sub-contractors, training and production supervisors, professional dressmakers, theater costumers, homesewers learning professional techniques, and a helpful tool for problem solving in the workplace.

Table of Contents

I. APPAREL PRODUCTION.
 1. Overview to Apparel Production.

 2. Industrial Equipment: Orientation.

 3. Basic Machine Skills.

 4. Basic Production Skills.

 5. Other Industrial Machines.

II. BASIC OPERATIONS.

 6. Seams, Types, Classifications, and Basic Plain Seams.

 7. More Plain Seams.

 8. Seam Finishes.

 9. Self-finished Seams.

10. Hems.

11. Darts.

12. Facings.

13. Plackets.

14. Interlinings.

III. BASIC PRODUCTION OPERATIONS.

15. Assembling the Garment.

16. Bands: Cuffs and Waistbands.

17. Sleeves.

18. Closures.

19. Zippers.

20. Collars.

21. Pockets.

22. Bias.

23. Linings.

Appendix 1: Basic Tools and Supplies.

Appendix 2: Using Measuring Tools.

Appendix 3: Fibers, Yarns, and Fabrics.

Appendix 4: Hand Stitches.

Appendix 5: Schematics of Seams and Stitches.

Appendix 6: Forms.

Appendix 7: Troubleshooting Stitching Faults.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321062840
Author:
Shaeffer, Claire B
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Shaeffer, Claire B.
Author:
Shaeffer, Claire
Location:
Upper Saddle River, NJ
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Trades
Subject:
Clothing trade
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
Dressmaking
Subject:
Tailoring
Subject:
Decorating - General
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
General
Subject:
Science Reference-Technology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 85
Publication Date:
July 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
10.7 x 8.1 x 1 in 962 gr

Other books you might like

  1. New Complete Guide to Sewing
    Used Hardcover $25.00
  2. Fabric Artistry (Singer Design) Used Trade Paper $2.95
  3. The Dynamics of Fashion Used Hardcover $3.25
  4. The Bedford Handbook Used Hardcover $4.50
  5. America Now : Short Readings From... Used Trade Paper $31.00
  6. Eveolution: Understanding... New Trade Paper $22.25

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Linguistics » Specific Languages and Groups
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Locked Case
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Sewing
Reference » Science Reference » Technology
Reference » Words Phrases and Language

Sewing for the Apparel Industry Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$25.00 In Stock
Product details 448 pages Prentice Hall - English 9780321062840 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.