Definite qualities required by fiber

apparel fiber Each of the fiber types has its unique properties.Based on these properties we decide the usage of a particular type of fiber for a specific use.For example,Nylon is a synthetic fiber, known for its strength, elasticity, toughness, and resistance to abrasion, has commercial applications including clothing and carpeting.Cotton fiber consist of a single long tubular cell. Its length is about 1200-1500 times than its breadth. used for making clothes.It has wide variety of use in Apparel industry to

Methods of Fusing

apparel All the descriptions of the fusing processes that have been included ,have represented it as a single piece of interlining, laid resin side down,on a single piece of garment fabric ,laid right side down. This is referred to as single fusing and it is the safest in the sense that it is easiest to set the press conditions to achieve the correct temperature at the glue line.Some other methods of fusing in garment contruction are Reserve fusing,Sandwich fusing, double fusing

Fashion

apparel assorted Fashion is not defined solely by clothing choices, but it is also conveyed through the way we carry ourselves, our personalities and our views of the world.In addition to the actual items of clothing we wear, there are other features that we have come to accept as part of ‘dress’. Among these are hairstyles, makeup, and accessories such as jewelry. Additionally, body decoration such as tattoos and piercings have come to be considered part of the contemporary vocabulary of dress.An important aspe

Warping and Selvedge

fabric weaving The arranging of yarn threads in long parallel lengths of equal tension, onto a beam in preparation for weaving.During the warping process cones of yarn are placed onto a rack called a creel. From this creel yarn passes through tension and spacing devices and through a leasing reed which separates the yarn threads and keeps them in the correct order before being wound onto a warping balloon.Selvedge means the edge of a fabric that is woven so that it will not ravel or fray.

The Sketching Process

apparel Fashion sketching not only involves the act of drawing an initial idea but also the process of considering and developing the idea across the pages of a sketchbook. It is always best to have an idea of what you want to draw. In many respects a fashion sketch is a problem-solving process, which brings together the visual elements of articulating an idea in its purest form. This can mean recording a sudden idea before it is lost or forgotten, or capturing a moment in time, such as observing a deta

Storage of Textile Materials

assorted Textile materials are prone to dangers such as moisture, heat, mildew, fungus, insects and rodents. Therefore storing the textile materials in the right store and condition is important.

Costing

assorted Costing is the system of computing cost of production or of running a business, by allocating expenditure to various stages of production or to different operations of a firm. Costing is the deciding factor of the prices and the important thing to be followed in all important stages like purchase, production, marketing, sales, etc. The cost calculation in the textile industry is still almost exclusively based on the production cost data.

Dyeing and Washing

apparel dyeing Some garments, dyeing is done after final assembly in order to ensure a perfect colour match for items intended to be worn together.

MicroEncapsulation/Odor Control and Stain resistant

apparel finishing hosiery Micro encapsulation is one of the latest technologies used to impart an array of unique characteristics to a garment.Particles filled with active ingredients are applied to the fabric or garments for long lasting effects.Odor control is a hot topic in the apparel and hosiery arenas. Odor can be controlled by applying an antimicrobial finish, removing the odor molecules as they are formed or covering up the odor with a fragrance.Stain resistant finishes are no longer considered a niche market. Co

Quality and Uses of Stitch Types

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