Synopses & Reviews
Designed to accompany the 10th Edition of Fabric Science, this Swatch Kit supplements the study of textiles for students in fashion design, merchandising, product development, and home furnishings. Swatches represent the types of fabrics currently available to apparel, interior, and industrial designers.
Accompanying Fabric Science, this book includes swatches representing the types of fabrics used today by industrial, apparel, furniture and interior designers.
Designed to accompany the 10th Edition of "Fabric Science," this Swatch Kit supplements the study of textiles for students in fashion design, merchandising, product development and home furnishings. This kit contains a three-ring binder, 3-hole punched text and mounting boards, 114 bundled fabric swatches and a pick glass. The text contains instructions for "How to Use the Fabric Science Swatch Kit" including assembly directions. Swatches represent the types of fabrics currently available to apparel, interior, and industrial designers. Instructors, contact your Sales Representative for access to Instructor's Materials.
About the Author
Allen C. Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Textile Science at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) where he taught for 30 years and held positions including Director of Research and Chairman of the faculty association. He has been a lecturer of seminars for textile, apparel and retail executives, and has authored three textbooks. Cohens industry experience includes positions in textile production and sales as well as textile design. He has served as a commercial arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association as well as an industry consultant.
Ingrid Johnson, MA, is a Full Professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), where she has been Chair and a member of the Textile Development and Marketing Department as well as acting vice president for academic affairs for the institution and acting chair of the Home Products Department. She holds a BS in Textile Design from Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science and a MA in Textiles from North Carolina State University. With more than 30 years of experience in the textile industry, Johnson has lectured both in the United States and internationally and is frequently sought by the media to offer commentary on textiles and industry trends, including Money Line with Lou Dobbs, the Wall Street Journal, Wired, and Glamour magazines, NPR, Martha Stewart Radio and others. She is a member of the International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA).
Table of Contents
Key to Fabric Swatches
How to Use the Fabric Science Swatch Kit
Whats in a Fabric Name?
Fabric Sample Sheets