"This book is excellent for training future tech designers on how to develop the tech pack." Tameka Ellington, Kent State University, US
Learn technical design processes and industry standards, such as ASTM and ISO, for apparel production and manufacturing practices. With more than 1,100 images and technical packages for 12 apparel products, the book explains topics like fabric selection, finding seasonal fashion trends, garment construction, and fit evaluation, all so you can cost-effectively meet consumer needs. You'll learn about product categories including women's wear, menswear, and knitwear, as well as how to create a cost sheet and manage product data, to help you develop specification sheets and technical packages for specific markets.
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Jaeil Lee is a Professor and Director of Clothing and Textiles Program in the Department of Family and Consumer Science at Seattle Pacific University, USA. Camille Steen is Technical Designer Manager at Ex Officio LLC, USA, a leading maker of travel apparel.
Preface Acknowledgments 1: Overview of the Industry 2: The Apparel Product Development Process and Technical Design 3: All about the Technical Package 4: Developing Technical Sketches 5: Technical Design Terms for Silhouettes and Design Details 6: Styles, Lines, and Details for Shape and Fit 7: Fabrics and Cutting 8: Sweater Design and Manufacturing 9: Stitches and Seams 10: Edge Treatments 11: Construction-Related Design Details 12: Shape and Support 13: Fasteners 14: Labels and Packaging 15: How to Measure, Size, and Grade 16: Fit and Fitting Appendix A: Standards for Seams and Stitches Appendix B: XYZ Product Development, Inc.: Technical Packages Appendix C: Thumbnail Clip Art Directory for STUDIO Glossary Credits Index